• July Fun in the Branches

    July Fun in the Branches

    Head to our Branches for indoor fun this month! Damascus Library 7/12 Duplo Blocks Building Gaithersburg Library 7/1-7/31 July Picnic Scavenger Hunt Germantown Library 7/3-7/31 Find Monty Scavenger Hunt 7/5, 12, 19 & 26 Drop-in Chess Kensington Park Library 7/1-7/31 Monty the Dog Scavenger Hunt 7/30 Kindness Cloud Noyes Library for Young Children 7/1-7/15 Take…

  • Get Crafty in the Summer Reading Challenge!

    Get Crafty in the Summer Reading Challenge!

    Saturday, July 1 11am-1pmDiscovery Saturday @ Little Falls – Box City! We’ve got the boxes, you bring your imagination. See what you and other participants can create together–streets full of houses and businesses and who knows what else! 2-3pmMake a Zine at Aspen Hill Library Join us at the Aspen Hill Library to create your own…

  • Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week at MCPL

    Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week at MCPL

    MCPL celebrates our very own Random Acts of Kindness Week from 7/30/23 thru 8/5/23.  Random Acts of Kindness week complements this year’s Summer Reading theme, “All Together Now” and “Kindness, Friendship, and Unity”, as well as the Montgomery County organizations we are partnering with this year — Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center and Friends of Montgomery County Animals, Manna Food Center, and Montgomery Parks Foundation.  We hope this will…

  • Summer Movies at MCPL

    Summer Movies at MCPL

    Stay cool this summer at the library Spend summer afternoons and evenings with us, watching movies! Check the schedule below and grab the popcorn! Sunday, July 2: 3-5pm Summer Movie Matinee: Top Gun: Maverick Movie afternoon at the library! at Marilyn J. Praisner Library Come cool off in the library for an afternoon movie showing…

  • Borrow Demon Copperhead on Hoopla! Plus other hot ebooks and audiobooks this summer

    Borrow Demon Copperhead on Hoopla! Plus other hot ebooks and audiobooks this summer

    The wait is long to borrow Barbara Kingsolver’s newest hit book, but it’s possible to read it right now, with your MCPL card. Borrow Demon Copperhead on Hoopla, along with all of the other great titles available on the app this summer!

  • Come to MCPL’s 2023 Summer Reading Challenge Kickoff!

    Come to MCPL’s 2023 Summer Reading Challenge Kickoff!

    Starting June 17, kids can join in the Montgomery County Public Libraries Summer Reading Challenge! and join the Kickoff Party at Rockville Memorial Library.

  • MCPL’s Summer Reading 2023 Partners

    MCPL’s Summer Reading 2023 Partners

    We appreciate our 2023 Summer Reading Partners! MCPL and the Washington Nationals are teaming up to encourage reading! The Washington Nationals will give MCPL Summer Reading Challenge! participants who earn Badge 2 a voucher for two to attend a regular season baseball game for free. Vouchers are available while supplies last. MCPL is working with Montgomery County Animal…

  • Celebrate Pride 2023 Events at MCPL

    Celebrate Pride 2023 Events at MCPL

    Join Pride Events at MCPL This June Saturday, June 3: 2:30-4:00pmPaint your Pride & Teen Advisory Board Meeting  at Aspen Hill Library Join us for a Teen Advisory Board meeting and Paint your Pride event! Saturday, June 3:3-4:15pmTeen Book Club — Virtual Virtual book club presented by the Teen Advisory Board. This month, we’ve chose the…

  • Celebrate Juneteenth This Month at MCPL

    Celebrate Juneteenth This Month at MCPL

    Celebrate Juneteenth at MCPL Join one of our many events this June at MCPL to acknowledge, learn about, and commemorate Juneteenth. Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865, informing the freed slaves there that the Emancipation Proclamation had gfrandted them freedom two years before. We hope you’ll join our Juneteenth events this…

  • Join Montgomery County Public Libraries’ 2023 Summer Reading Challenge! 

    Join Montgomery County Public Libraries’ 2023 Summer Reading Challenge! 

    This summer we’re spreading kindness, All Together Now! Starting May 15, children ages 0-12 and teens ages 13-17 can pre-register (or log in) online or at your local library, and on June 17 you can pick up your free book at your local branch and start logging your reading and activities online! At the same…