Category: Did You Know

  • February Fun in the Branches

    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* […]

  • Manga and Anime Resources for Everyone!

    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 […]

  • A Brief History of the Noyes Library

    A Brief History of the Noyes Library

    Situated on a small triangular piece of land in the historic part of Kensington, Maryland is a small, single-story building that looks like an old house. Certainly a homey place, this building is the oldest purpose-built library in the Washington, D.C. area and is one of the few libraries in the nation dedicated to serving […]

  • Potomac Library Refresh: January Update

    Potomac Library Refresh: January Update

    Since December’s update, progress at Potomac Library has included completion of new study rooms, public restroom tiles and fixtures, and all flooring, paint, interior doors, and window treatments. Work is in progress on the staff kitchen and bathroom, lighting, new entry doors and shelving throughout the building. Photos of Potomac Library Refresh Progress Learn more about the MCPL […]

  • January Fun in the Branches

    January Fun in the Branches

    Head to our Branches for indoor fun this month! Damascus Library 1/22 Scavenger Hunt: Year of the Rabbit Germantown Library 1/11, 1/18 & 1/25Drop-in Chess 1/14 10:30AM-4:30PM MoComCon 2023 – Dungeons & Dragons Demo MoComCon 2023 – Collaborative Art Station MoComCon 2023 – Selfie Station MoComCon 2023 – Button Making MoComCon 2023 – Take & […]

  • Potomac Library Refresh: December Update

    Potomac Library Refresh: December Update

    Since November’s update, the work at Potomac Library has included installation of vinyl tile, ceramic tile, carpeting, and new lighting, as well as installation of doors and door hardware and preparation for upcoming installation of bathroom fixtures. Photos of Potomac Library Refresh Progress Learn more about the MCPL refresh projects.

  • December Fun in the Branches

    December Fun in the Branches

    Kensington Park Library 12/7Build a Snowflake Take & Make ​​Kids can build a snowflake with marshmallows and toothpicks. Germantown Library 12/14 & 21Drop-in Chess 12/24Storytime Stations 10:30amREAD, SING, WRITE, TALK & PLAY your way through each of our storytime stations, while learning some early literacy tips along the way.  Just because there’s no storytime this […]

  • Potomac Library Refresh: November Update

    Potomac Library Refresh: November Update

    Potomac Library Renovation Work Continues Since last month’s update, the work at Potomac Library has included closing floor trenches and wall openings, wall painting, ceiling tile replacement, highlight painting surrounding each skylight, and the start of ceramic tile work. Most exterior work was finished up, including installation of retaining walls and repair of railings, brick, […]

  • American Minority Veterans Research Project at MCPL

    American Minority Veterans Research Project at MCPL

    November is National Veterans and Military Families Month. The American Minority Veterans Research Project will have informational tables throughout November, 2022, at Montgomery County Public Libraries branches. They’ll provide updated information about veterans’ services at local, state and national levels to veterans, their families and the community. Information about obtaining medical and social needs and […]

  • Montgomery County Public Libraries Joins Washington Wizards Book of the Month Program for Students Grades K-8

    Montgomery County Public Libraries Joins Washington Wizards Book of the Month Program for Students Grades K-8

    Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is teaming up with the Washington Wizards to encourage reading for fun. MCPL will share great reads with children and families by recommending three books that the library and Wizards community can read together.  The Washington Wizards Book of the Month program will feature one book for readers grades K-2, one book for readers grades 3-5 and one […]