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October 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Seminar for Teens Will Address Healthy Friendships and Dating

The Montgomery County Commission for Women is hosting an interactive seminar for teens to address healthy relationships. The event entitled, “Teen Friendships and Dating: What Does a Healthy Relationship Look Like?” will be held at the Montgomery County Public Library on Oct. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. According to a press release, the seminar will […]

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October 16, 2015 | Staff Writer

Food for Fines

Are you avoiding the library because of overdue books or fines? Beginning today thru Oct. 30, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is accepting canned goods and non-perishable food items to pay for library fines. Each food item brought in will equal one dollar off on library fines. Food items should be dropped off at the […]

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June 25, 2015 | Aline Barros

Raskin Calls New Silver Spring Library “The Most Beautiful Library in the World” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin addresses the community during the opening of the new Silver Spring Library. “This is the most beautiful library in the world,” Raskin said. The building has five floors, but the library only takes up the top three floors. With approximately 100,000 books, Hamilton called the place […]

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June 23, 2015 | Aline Barros

New Silver Spring Library Opens to the Community (VIDEO)

After 18 months of construction, more than 400 people could not wait to check out the new Silver Spring Library. MyMCMedia’s Aline Barros talked to county officials and residents to find out what did they think of the new facility. The building has five floors, but the library only takes up the top three floors. […]

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June 19, 2015 | Aline Barros

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The New Silver Spring Library Opens Saturday (VIDEO)

It looked like the last hour of a home improvement show, when finishing touches are being applied, new furniture is moved to the right place, and painting is still fresh. The only thing left is the last segment when the owners of the house walk in. After 18 months of construction, the owners of the new […]

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January 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Libraries Director Issues Statement About Server Outage

The Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) system is in recovery mode after what officials describe as an “unprecedented” server outage over the holidays. MCPL Director Parker Hamilton has posted a message to library users on the MCPL website. You can read her statement below: “Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) experienced an unprecedented downtime this past […]

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June 4, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading In May

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of May, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Diary of a Wimpy […]

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April 30, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading In April

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of April, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Babymouse series by Jennifer […]

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January 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Library Reopens (Photos and Video)

It’s been over three years since the Gaithersburg Library closed for renovations and the January 4th reopening of this beloved county facility marks a new chapter in its storied history. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can view more photos from the grand opening day celebration below: Related posts:  

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December 2, 2013 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Reads

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents. Have you ever wondered what the county is reading? We turned to MCPL to find out. Children’s Collection Specialist Jeannette Handler gave us the answers. For the month of November, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Diary of […]

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