montgomery county public libraries

July 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, July 8, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 8 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Affordable Housing Efforts: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will be joined by other elected officials and members of the community to celebrate the achievement of preserving and enhancing the availability of local affordable housing. The event will take place today at 11:00 […]

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July 6, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando to Celebrate 100th Storytime at Rockville Memorial Library

Since the start of the pandemic, Councilmember Will Jawando has held 99 virtual storytimes, where he reads children’s books aloud to families. To mark his 100th storytime reading, Jawando will read books aloud to families at 10 a.m. on Saturday outside the Rockville Memorial Library. This celebration will be Jawando’s first time holding the program […]

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June 23, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Libraries’ ‘Tails and Tales’ Summer Reading Program Returns

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) summer reading program returns this summer to help school-age youth to develop life-long reading habits. This year the theme of the summer program is “Tails and Tales.” Students may sign up for the program online or at any library branch. The program includes reading lists, learning activities, and virtual events. […]

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June 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

8 Additional County Libraries Reopen Monday

Eight additional Montgomery County public libraries opened Monday after six reopened June 1 for the first time in over a year due to COVID-19. The following libraries reopened Monday: Aspen Hill Library at 4407 Aspen Hill Road in Rockville Damascus Library at 9701 Main Street Davis Library at 6400 Democracy Blvd. in Bethesda Little Falls […]

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June 14, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, June 14, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. More Libraries Reopen: Eight Montgomery County Public Libraries reopen today. That brings the total number of reopened libraries to 14. Click here to see the locations. News: The #Wheaton Library will now reopen on June 14th! More details on the blog: […]

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June 11, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, June 11, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, June 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Economic Recovery Town Hall: Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Economic Revitalization and Recovery program continues its series of virtual town hall meetings to keep local businesses informed on strategies for recovery. Today, “Pandemic Fallout: How to Address the Alarming Reduction in the Number […]

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June 9, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

New Law Allows Maryland Libraries to License Digital Content

A bill that requires publishers to offer licensing for the same digital literary work to both the public and Maryland public libraries is now a law. According to a Montgomery County press release, the bill, which was introduced in January and unanimously passed in March by the Maryland Legislature, will go into effect as a […]

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June 1, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Seis Bibliotecas del Condado Reabren el Martes, Siete más en dos Semanas

Seis bibliotecas del condado de Montgomery abrieron sus puertas el martes al mediodía después de casi 15 meses de estar totalmente cerradas o abiertas parcialmente. Los usuarios de la bibliotecas fueron recibidos con carteles y globos de bienvenida. “Hoy es el comienzo. Es muy emocionante”, dijo la directora de la biblioteca, Anita Vassallo. “Estamos muy […]

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June 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Six County Libraries Reopen Tuesday, Seven More in Two Weeks

Six county libraries opened their doors Tuesday at noon after almost 15 months of either being totally closed or opened only for hold pickups. Library users were greeted with welcome back signs and balloons. “Today is the start. It is so exciting,” said Library Director Anita Vassallo. “We are very pumped up.” Patrons are allowed […]

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May 27, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, May 27, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.MCPS Community Update: Montgomery County Public Schools recently released a community message with information about fall reopening plans, mask-wearing requirements, vaccinations, summer school, and the Virtual Academy. Click here for more details. Please read this community message for information on fall […]

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