montgomery county public libraries

October 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Refreshed Germantown Library Reopens to the Public   

The Germantown Library reopened Saturday after the building was closed for 19 months due to COVID-19 and then a refresh project. All Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) closed operations March 16, 2020 due to the pandemic. Residents could use virtual services and MCPL eventually allowed holds-to-go for contactless pickups. Around May 2021, construction began for […]

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October 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

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Reapertura de la Biblioteca de Germantown Tras un Proyecto de Renovación

Las Bibliotecas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery reabrirán su sucursal de Germantown el sábado 16 de octubre. La sucursal se cerró el 24 de abril por renovaciones, como parte del programa de actualización de la biblioteca. Los funcionarios del condado dicen que la biblioteca de Germantown renovada “incluye nuevos escritorios ergonómicos de circulación, renovación de […]

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October 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

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Germantown Library Reopens Oct. 16 Following a Refresh Project

Montgomery County Public Libraries will reopen its Germantown branch on Saturday, Oct. 16. The branch was closed on April 24 for renovations as part of the library refresh program. County officials say the refreshed Germantown library “includes new ergonomic sit-stand circulation and information desks; renovation of the public restrooms; new paint, carpet and other floor […]

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September 23, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 23, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weather Alert: National Weather Service officials say rainfall will continue this morning in Montgomery County. Be aware of possible flooded roadways. Showers & isolated storms continue this morning as a cold front inches across the area. Heavy rain will […]

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September 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Libraries Will Not Expand Hours as Previously Announced 

Montgomery County says operating hours for public libraries will remain the same, retracting an announcement made earlier this week stating libraries would soon return to pre-pandemic hours. “Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) hours will continue to remain as they currently stand while MCPL continues to evaluate restoring hours back to pre-pandemic levels,” a county release […]

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September 2, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 2, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 2, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Resources For Displaced Residents: The Mid-County Recreation Center located in Silver Spring has been designated for residents that have been displaced due to flooding from recent heavy rainfall. Click here for more details. 🆕 The Mid-County Recreation Center in Silver Spring […]

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July 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, July 8, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 8 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Affordable Housing Efforts: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will be joined by other elected officials and members of the community to celebrate the achievement of preserving and enhancing the availability of local affordable housing. The event will take place today at 11:00 […]

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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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June 23, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Libraries’ ‘Tails and Tales’ Summer Reading Program Returns

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) summer reading program returns this summer to help school-age youth to develop life-long reading habits. This year the theme of the summer program is “Tails and Tales.” Students may sign up for the program online or at any library branch. The program includes reading lists, learning activities, and virtual events. […]

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June 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

8 Additional County Libraries Reopen Monday

Eight additional Montgomery County public libraries opened Monday after six reopened June 1 for the first time in over a year due to COVID-19. The following libraries reopened Monday: Aspen Hill Library at 4407 Aspen Hill Road in Rockville Damascus Library at 9701 Main Street Davis Library at 6400 Democracy Blvd. in Bethesda Little Falls […]

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