montgomery county public libraries

June 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 25, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.MCPS Recovery Plan Survey: Montgomery County Public Schools would like community input regarding the education recovery plan for the fall. Click here for more details. Parents and guardians: MCPS has launched a survey designed to gather community input around key […]

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June 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, June 24, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Pride Month Contemporary Conversation Series: Montgomery County Public Libraries will have a panel discussion about LGBTQ issues tonight at 7 p.m. during its Contemporary Conversation series. 2. Historic District Commission Meeting: The City of Gaithersburg will hold a Historic […]

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June 23, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MCPL Hosting Four Week Virtual Fashion Class for Middle Schoolers

Montgomery County Public Libraries will host a four week virtual fashion program for middle schoolers. The event is sponsored by Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase. The MCPL website states: “In this four-week “glam” program for boys and girls, presented in collaboration with Spark Business Academy, students gain knowledge of the fashion industry and develop […]

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June 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Public Libraries Offering ‘No Holds’ Antiracist E-Books, Audiobooks

Literature about the Black experience is having a moment and Montgomery County Public Libraries is making more anti-racist books available to the community. Now on the app Overdrive, Montgomery County’s digital eLibrary consortium, several e-books and audiobooks about the Black experience have been made available without any wait time. Antiracist Books Available on Overdrive with […]

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June 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 23 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, June 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. On the agenda: a COVID-19 update from County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles. Watch the meeting streamed live on Facebook (@MontgomeryCountyMDCouncil) and YouTube (@moCoCouncilMD). 2. State Board of Education […]

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May 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m.  Here’s a look at the agenda for the meeting. 2. Free Donuts for 2020 Grads:  Krispy Kreme Donuts is giving a dozen free doughnuts to any high school […]

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May 14, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.County Will Remain on Stay at Home Order: County Executive and Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles will hold a news conference today at noon to discuss what criteria must be met before additional openings and other activities can be allowed in Montgomery […]

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May 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 12 in Montgomery County

May 12 means we celebrate Limerick Day. We do it the MyMCMedia way. By sharing five things, this MoCo day brings, of information you may want to relay. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 1:15 p.m. There will be public hearings at 1:30 p.m. about special appropriation to Montgomery County Public […]

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May 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MCPL Kicks Off Spring Reading Program

Montgomery County Public Libraries’ has launched its spring reading challenge for youth ages 0-17. This year the theme is beasts and blooms. The challenge, which runs until May 31, encourages participants to log every hour they read to earn online badges. Once the libraries reopen, participants who read at least eight hours are rewarded with […]

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April 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Libraries Announce Changes to Digital Services

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will make changes to its digital services beginning May 1. At that time, MCPL will launch Hoopla, a web and mobile library media streaming platform to provide cardholders with immediate access to digital movies, music, e-books, audiobooks and television. MCPL will also add The New York Times giving customers electronic access […]

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