County Executive Elrich to Join Montgomery County Public Libraries for Reopening of Potomac Branch on Saturday, April 15
Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will join Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), other officials and community members at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 15, for ceremonies reopening the Potomac Library. The branch has been closed since May 22, 2022, for significant renovations. The Potomac Library is located at 10101 Glenolden Dr. in Potomac. “The Potomac […]
March Fun in the Branches
Head to our Branches for indoor fun this month! Gaithersburg Library 3/4-3/31 Tolkien reading day scavenger hunt Germantown Library 3/1-3/31 Battle of the BOoks In a showdown of literary proportions, who will come out victorious? Each week, vote for your favorite reads to see who will move on to the next round. Voting cards will […]
Celebrate Women’s History Month 2023 at MCPL
March is Women’s History Month! The 2023 theme–“Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories”–encourages recognition of women, past and present, who have been active in all forms of media and storytelling including print, radio, TV, stage, screen, blogs, podcasts, and more. Please join us online for an array of events celebrating women’s history and accomplishments in […]
Potomac Library Refresh: February 2023 Update
Since January’s update, progress at Potomac Library has included completion of the exterior door installation, completion of shelving installation, finishing the staff lounge, and the beginning of the installation of furniture and room signs. Learn more about the MCPL refresh projects.
Hatchlings, Part One: Ready to Hatch
MCPL is thrilled to be participating in Hatchlings, a Maryland State Library-sponsored program developed by the creator of Mother Goose on the Loose, Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen. This program helps expectant and new parents build the skills they need to be their child’s first teachers. Ready to Hatch Part One of the two-part Hatchlings program is called Ready […]
Join February Book Discussions at MCPL!
We invite all of our customers to join our nearly 40 book discussion groups at MCPL! Groups vary in format, content, frequency and location. Some require registration, and/or log-ins for the virtual format. Please click on the link below to learn what book each group is reading this month and how to find it in […]
Montgomery County Public Libraries Celebrates Library Lovers Month
Library Lovers Month Begins with Kickoff Special Virtual Event on Saturday, Feb. 4 MCPL, the Montgomery County Library Board and Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc. (FOLMC) will kick off “Library Lovers Month” with a family-friendly virtual event at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4. To celebrate the beginning of Library Lovers Month, Jacqueline […]
February Fun in the Branches
Head to our Branches for indoor fun this month! Germantown Library 2/1 Special Display: Find a New Friend Don’t judge a book by its cover! During the month of February, choose a SURPRISE book from our special display. Then, review the book with the included form and bring it back to the librarian for a bookmark* […]
Celebrate Black History Month 2023 at MCPL
Black History Month at MCPL February is Black History Month, and MCPL has online resources, books, and events to help you learn and celebrate! If you’re looking to explore and research online we’ve got some wonderful, authoritative resources for you. The Oxford African-American Studies Center contains over 6,000 biographies, more than 10,000 articles, and hundreds of maps, documents, images, […]
Manga and Anime Resources for Everyone!
Are you a fan of manga or anime? Or are your kids or students fans? Maybe you attended the “MoComCon Meets Manga!” panel at MoComCon at Germantown Library, and want to find more resources like the ones we mentioned. To find new manga or anime, learn terminology, or just geek out, click on the resources […]