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July 6, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando to Celebrate 100th Storytime at Rockville Memorial Library

Since the start of the pandemic, Councilmember Will Jawando has held 99 virtual storytimes, where he reads children’s books aloud to families. To mark his 100th storytime reading, Jawando will read books aloud to families at 10 a.m. on Saturday outside the Rockville Memorial Library. This celebration will be Jawando’s first time holding the program […]

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April 14, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando Plans to Continue Virtual Stories Throughout Term on Council

Since the start of the coronavirus closures in March 2020, Councilmember Will Jawando has been live streaming videos of himself and guests reading children’s books. “Virtual Storytime with Councilmember Jawando” launched in March 2020 after schools were abruptly closed and families were adjusting to virtual learning. One year into the pandemic, Jawando has filmed more […]

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April 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

One Year Later, County Public Library Buildings Still Not Fully Open

As more people get the coronavirus vaccine, life is beginning to resemble a “new normal” — children are returning to classrooms, people are eating outside, and recreation centers are allowing some patrons to use its facilities. As restrictions for establishments are loosening, library buildings in Montgomery County still remain mostly closed. Anita Vassallo, director of Montgomery […]

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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Events in Montgomery County Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

It’s officially been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified in the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although celebrations won’t be done in person because of the coronavirus, there are a number of ways to virtually celebrate this milestone in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at physical distant-friendly ways of celebrating […]

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May 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes Joins Councilmember Jawando’s Virtual Storytime

Montgomery County councilmember Will Jawando had a special guest during his Virtual Storytime on Thursday morning. Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Dawes and owner of the Dominique Dawes Gymnastic Academy in Clarksburg joined Jawando in reading uplifting books to viewers. Dawes is a Silver Spring native. Jawando committed to doing the virtual storytime for the community since […]

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March 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Jawando Debuts Daily Virtual Story Time for Kids

Councilmember Will Jawando will be reading stories to young children while schools are closed due to the coronavirus emergency. In this day of social distancing, Jawando’s story time is streamed live from his office in the Council Office Building. Virtual story time will take place weekdays starting Wednesday and will continue until schools reopen. Typically […]

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March 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Jawando Organiza Cuentos Virtuales a Diario para Niños

El concejal del condado de Montgomery, Will Jawando, anunció que organizará un cuento virtual a diario para los niños más pequeños que están en casa mientras las escuelas cierran debido a la pandemia de coronavirus. Los padres y los niños podrán unirse a estas lecturas virtuales en la página de Facebook del concejal Jawando, donde […]

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March 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Councilman Jawando Will Host Daily Virtual Story Time for Young Children

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando announced today that he will host a daily virtual story time for younger children who are at home while schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Parents and children will be able to join these virtual story readings on Councilmember Jawando’s Facebook page, where the sessions will be streamed live. […]

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