montgomery county public libraries

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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February 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

MCPL Library Card Provides Access to the Great Courses Collection

Residents with library cards from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) have access to stream videos in the Great Courses Collection. The collection includes more than 3,500 video lectures from top professors. The collection, previously available on tapes, CDs, and DVDs, has been popular with library patrons for years. MCPL now offers streaming access to the Collection on the […]

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February 7, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Montgomery County

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, is a centuries-old celebration to begin a new calendar year that has become a global observance. The new year is rung in with 15 days’ worth of traditions, culminating in the Lantern Festival. Events are being held throughout Montgomery County to start […]

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January 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Civil Rights Bus Tour Open for Registration

Registration is now open for the annual Maryland Civil Rights Education Freedom Experience bus tour. The tour is hosted by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, in collaboration with the Montgomery County Public Libraries, the African American Employees Association, the Lincoln Park Historical Foundation and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The tour is available […]

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November 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Nov. 5, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Coat Drive: The Takoma Park Police Department, in partnership with the Takoma Park Adventist Church, is collecting clean, gently used warm coats in any size from infant to adult. The coats will be donated to people in need. A […]

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October 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 19 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know Oct. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Senior Forum and Resource Fair: Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a Senior Forum at the Twinbrook Recreation Center, located at 12900 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. 2. MCM Football Coverage: MCM’s Friday Night Football Game of the Week for Oct. 19 Walter […]

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October 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Thursday, Oct. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Small Business Network:  Honest Tea co-founder and Bethesda resident Seth Goldman is the featured guest at today’s small business networking session facilitated by Kelly Leonard. Doors open at 8 a.m. 2. Schools Briefing: Public schools Superintendent Jack Smith meets with the media today to […]

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October 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 17 and National Pasta Day. Here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Visualize 2045:  The Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments Transportation Planning Board will vote on the new long-range transportation plan for the region at their meeting today. 2. Mobile Market at MC Rockville:  Montgomery College and the […]

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October 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Libraries’ Speaker Series Features Author Joseph Esposito Oct. 21

Joseph Esposito, author and historian who served in three presidential administrations is the featured speaker for Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) next Contemporary Conversations series. The program will be held at the Rockville Memorial Library located at 21 Maryland Avenue on Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Registration is not required. Esposito will discuss his book Dinner in […]

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September 24, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 24 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Monday, Sept. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Busy Committee Day: Montgomery County Council committees have a full day of briefings. The Public Safety Committee, at 9:30 a.m., hears from corrections officials on how the county prevents jail suicides. Also at 9:30 a.m., the planning committee discusses […]

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