public libraries

September 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Voter Registration, Election Worker Drives Set for Montgomery Libraries

Montgomery County Board of Elections will conduct these voter registration and election worker recruitment drives Oct. 1 through Oct. 16 at local public libraries: Monday, Oct. 1 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.) Aspen Hill, 4407 Aspen Hill Road, Rockville Tuesday, Oct. 2 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.) Chevy Chase, 8005 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase Wednesday, Oct. 3 (5 p.m.-8 […]

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June 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Launches New Campaign to Promote Reusable Bags (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is launching a new outreach campaign to encourage residents to use reusable bags. Lorna Virgili reports that you can get free reusable bags at your local library. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Releases Recommended Budget (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett has released his $5.3 billion recommended Fiscal Year 2017 operating budget to the County Council. Lorna Virgili was at the budget presentation and has more. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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January 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Twinbrook Library Officially Reopens with a New Look

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett helped cut the ribbon for the refreshed Twinbrook Library branch at 202 Meadow Hall Drive in Rockville on Saturday. “I am pleased to cut the ribbon for this freshly renewed Twinbrook Branch,” said Leggett at the grand reopening ceremony. “This is the first branch completed under my new CIP refresh […]

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September 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Nominations Wanted for Charles Gilchrist Volunteer Award

The public is invited to submit nominations for the 2016 Charles W. Gilchrist Volunteer Award presented annually by the Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC). The award is given in memory of former Montgomery County Executive Charles W. Gilchrist who sought to encourage community participation in the County. The annual award is presented to […]

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May 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

early morning photo of new Olney Library

Olney Library to Close for Repairs Over Memorial Day Weekend

Montgomery County Public Library (MCPL) officials have announced that the Olney Library will be closed from 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 21 until 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26 so repairs can be made to a sanitary sewer line. The bookdrop will remain open for returns during the repairs. According to officials, the emergency work […]

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May 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Budget Update and Our County Library System (VIDEO)

Library hours at the majority of Montgomery County libraries have been restored to pre-recession levels. Susan Kenedy has the story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 14, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, April 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Free Range: The parenting style of a Montgomery County mom and dad is making headlines across the country this week after their two children were picked by police as they walked down a street in Silver Spring unsupervised on Sunday. You […]

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