July Fun in the Branches!

In addition to our full calendar of events, each MCPL branch plans and provides activities you can take a break to enjoy while you’re browsing! This month, enjoy Shark Appreciation Week take and makes, a weekly afternoon of chess at the Germantown Library, and more. Read on, and stop in the branches soon!

Gaithersburg Library

Take & Make: Clothespin Shark

Germantown Library

Drop-in Chess
Drop on in and join fellow enthusiasts for a friendly game of chess. Boards and pieces will be provided on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Create Your Own Shark Suncatcher!

Kensington Park

Make a Shark From a Toilet Paper Roll

Marilyn Praisner

Take & Make: Sharpie-dyed bandanas
Take & Make: Farmer’s Market tote bag

Noyes Library for Young Children

Make Your Own Shark

Take & Make: Paper Chain Octopus
Take & Make: Tissue Paper Campfires

Twinbrook Library

Process-Based Shark Art Take & Make Kit
Limited packets available all week.

Take-Home Kindergarten Shark-Themed Packet

Sharkfest Stations
Part of SharkFest all day event, includes shark tooth investigation, discovery table, shark craft, and world of shark game.

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