montgomery county public libraries

October 18, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 18 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Oct. 11. 1. Opioid Intervention: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and members of the County Council are scheduled to unveil an interactive art exhibit highlighting addiction. The event occurs at 11 a.m. at the Executive Office Building, […]

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September 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 24. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Voter Registration Day: Montgomery County is celebrating National Voter Registration Day at a number of different libraries in the county from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Take a look at all of the different voter registration events: Voter Registration […]

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September 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Libraries Offer Workshops for Job Seekers

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) offer workshops to help those looking for employment. The topics include strategies for job searches, using LinkedIn to identify jobs and attract the attention of recruiters, and guidance to apply for jobs with Montgomery County Government. Job Search Strategies: The Fall Job Search Strategies Workshops @ MCPL helps job seekers learn strategies […]

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August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Potomac is Next Up on Jawando’s Library Listening Tour

Councilmember Will Jawando to Visit Potomac Library Thursday, August 29 Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando continues his library listening tour August 29 at 7 p.m. at the Potomac Library located at 10101 Glenolden Drive. Jawando serves as the library lead on the County Council’s Education and Culture committee. He is visiting all 21 library branches […]

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May 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wheaton Interim Library to Close June 22

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) announced that the Wheaton Interim Library located at 2400 Arcola Ave. will close June 22 at 6 p.m. The new Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center is projected to open in late summer. According to Anita Vassallo, who is the acting director of the libraries, staff will be working to […]

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May 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPL Library Card Provides Access to Spanish Language Telenovelas and Movies

Residents with library cards from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) now have access to stream Spanish language telenovelas and movies on Póngalo. “MCPL is very happy to be able to offer Póngalo for our Spanish speaking customers. Eleven percent of our County residents speak Spanish at home, and now they will be able to enjoy […]

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May 2, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Check Out Thermal Imaging Cameras With Your Books at County Libraries

You can now check out thermal imaging cameras to monitor energy use in your home. The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (MCDEP) made the cameras available to Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) cardholders. The cameras are easy to use and create visual heat maps to show hot and cold spots where users may be […]

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April 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPL’s Next Speakers Series Talk Features Journalist Bob Levey

Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPS) presents a conversation with award-winning journalist Bob Levey as part of their Contemporary Conversations. The series provides a forum for journalists, authors and speakers to discuss cultural and current issues. Former Washington Post columnist and TV-radio commentator Bob Levey will talk about his 37-year career covering all aspects of life […]

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April 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Turning the Tables: County Libraries Celebrate Vinyl Culture

Second Annual ‘Just for the Record – A Vinyl Day’ Takes Place at Silver Spring Library Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) are presenting the second “Just for the Record-A Vinyl Day” from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. This free event, celebrating music on vinyl, its culture, art and sound, is geared for […]

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March 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPL Library Card Provides Access to Music Concerts and Documentaries through Stingray Qello

Residents with library cards from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) now have access to stream full-length concerts and music documentaries. “Music fans will be able to see their favorite performers in concert and watch great music documentaries whenever they wish,” said Anita Vassallo, acting director of  MCPL. So how does it work? MCPL has a collection […]

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