February 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Noyes Library Offers Chance for Children to Have Their Own ‘Snowy Day’

Since 1962, families have been reading The Snowy Day to their children. The book by Ezra Jack Keats features an African American boy exploring his neighborhood after a snowfall. The Noyes Children’s Library Foundation has created a way to reenact the pleasurable experience. Between Feb. 6 and Feb. 28, the Noyes Library for Young Children, […]

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June 15, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Ledecky Will Join Councilmember Jawando’s Virtual Storytime This Week

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando’s virtual storytime on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. will feature Olympic gold medalist and swimmer Katie Ledecky. I am pleased to announce that on Wednesday, June 17th, five-time Olympic Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky will join me for Virtual Storytime! Please tune in at 11:30AM on Wednesday to watch. Posted by Councilmember […]

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May 13, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Harriet’ Star Cynthia Erivo to Join Jawando for Virtual Storytime Friday

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando announced a special guest for his daily virtual storytime Friday: Academy Award nominee Cynthia Erivo. Erivo starred in the 2019 biographical film “Harriet,” about abolitionist Harriet Tubman. In 2016, she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as Celie Harris in The Color Purple. She […]

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March 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Libraries Now Offer Virtual Storytime

Montgomery County Public Libraries is now offering virtual events, including the popular storytimes for young children. The libraries are using the web conferencing service, Zoom, to deliver storytimes virtually while most families are staying at home. Tuesday morning, a family storytime was held at 9 a.m. for young children. Two more family storytimes are scheduled […]

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