Category: Events & Programs

  • Graphic Novel (10+) and Cartooning (50+) Classes Produce Amazing Art!

    Graphic Novel (10+) and Cartooning (50+) Classes Produce Amazing Art!

    A drawing class is a wonderful venue to tell a story, express emotions, communicate and connect with others. Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) conducted two five-session virtual classes in May and June: “Create a Graphic Novel” (for ages 10 and up) and “Cartooning” (for ages 50 +). In partnership with MCPL, illustrator, cartoonist and animator Leila Cabib taught […]

  • MCPL and Montgomery County Board of Elections to Celebrate National Voter Registration Day on September 28, 2021

    MCPL and Montgomery County Board of Elections to Celebrate National Voter Registration Day on September 28, 2021

    The Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) will provide information tables at select branches of Montgomery County Public Libraries on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 in celebration of National Voter Registration Day. The BOE seeks to create broad awareness of voter registration opportunities to reach voters who may not register otherwise and to ensure everyone can […]

  • MCPL Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    MCPL Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Join us for these events in September to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Miercoles, 9/15, 9:30am Baby Storytime @ MCPL – Virtual – Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!Enjoy Baby Storytime live with one of MCPL’s children’s librarians via Zoom!  Help kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with songs, rhymes, lap bounces, and simple stories in Spanish and English for infants up through about 18 […]

  • Montgomery County Public Libraries Launches Northstar, a New Digital Literacy Resource

    Montgomery County Public Libraries Launches Northstar, a New Digital Literacy Resource

    Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) now offers the Northstar Digital Literacy suite of tools to help residents acquire or improve basic digital literacy skills. The resource includes the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment – a suite of free online modules that test proficiency in essential digital skills. The assessments, built around basic computer digital literacy standards were developed by leading […]

  • “Lemonade & LEDs” Lightbulb Exchange Comes to MCPL

    “Lemonade & LEDs” Lightbulb Exchange Comes to MCPL

    Montgomery Energy Connection is excited to bring “Lemonade & LEDs” to MCPL. MEC is a network of County Government and community partners created to provide customized education on the benefits of energy efficiency, availability of programs, and opportunities for assistance. Find out how to keep more money in your pocket by reducing the amount of […]

  • Join Our June Tails & Tales Summer Read & Learn Events

    Join Our June Tails & Tales Summer Read & Learn Events

    Join us for this week’s Tails and Tales Summer Read & Learn Events! And don’t forget to sign up for the Summer Read & Learn Program at https://mcpl.link/summer-reading to start tracking books and activities now! All events are listed on our calendar at https://mcpl.events/summer-reading. Please click through and for registration and/or login information for each. […]

  • Outdoor Storytime at Aspen Hill Starts June 21

    Outdoor Storytime at Aspen Hill Starts June 21

    We’re excited to announce that outdoor storytime at the Aspen Hill library begins on Monday, June 21st! We will spread out our blankets and enjoy the summer weather during this lively storytime on the grassy lawn by the Aspen Hill library. This family storytime will feature books, songs and rhymes with Mr. Joe from the […]

  • MCPL Pride 2021 Storytimes and Crafts!

    MCPL Pride 2021 Storytimes and Crafts!

    June is Pride Month, so join us for three different events for kids, plus the whole family! Saturday, 6/12, at 3:30pm, join us for a glamorous, imaginative, and exciting storytime presented by Drag Queen Story Hour of Montgomery County! DQSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood and gives kids glamorous, […]

  • Cartooning for Adults 50+ with Artist Leila Cabib

    Cartooning for Adults 50+ with Artist Leila Cabib

    Create your own original characters, caricatures, one-panel gag cartoons, and comic strips in this five-week workshop with artist Leila Cabib, funded in part by a Wheaton Cultural Project Grant from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. Adults 50+ can register at mcpl.events/cartooning, and experiment with pen-and-ink techniques and play around with all the […]

  • The Weekend @ MCPL: April 23-25

    The Weekend @ MCPL: April 23-25

    The weekend’s loading @ the library! Join us for these events: Friday, 4/24 3pm— #AspenHill & #Olney Knitting & Crochet Club 🧶 4pm— First Chapter Friday. Every Friday we read aloud the first chapter of a book for Grades 4-6. 📚 4:30pm— TeenHub Intermediate Python Programming Workshop 💻 5pm— Virtual Take, Make & Meet, Piggy […]