Tag: Digital Resources

  • Celebrate Black History Month 2023 at MCPL

    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, […]

  • Experience Maryland STEM Festival 2022 at MCPL!

    Experience Maryland STEM Festival 2022 at MCPL!

    Celebrate STEM at MCPL The Maryland STEM Festival is a month-long celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics that takes place every Fall. Students, families, friends, STEM professionals, teachers, volunteers will all enjoy events taking place throughout Maryland. We’re proud to host many Maryland STEM Festival events at MCPL this year. Ours are among hundreds […]

  • Books Unite Us, Censorship Divides Us for Banned Books Week 2022

    Books Unite Us, Censorship Divides Us for Banned Books Week 2022

    It’s Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read.  Launched in 1982 to respond to a sudden surge in challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries, Banned Books Week highlights the value of free and open access to information, and unites the entire book community in support of the freedom to […]

  • Playaway Launchpads Available at MCPL!

    Playaway Launchpads Available at MCPL!

    The Launchpads have landed! MCPL is excited to announce the arrival of nearly 1000 Launchpads for children. Launchpads are pre-loaded tablets designed specifically for children from preschool age through sixth grade. Because they have a simple, intuitive interface, they are easy to use. And because they do not use wi-fi or the internet, they are […]

  • Oceans of Possibilities for Shark Appreciation Week

    Oceans of Possibilities for Shark Appreciation Week

    Get your fins on, because MCPL’s Shark Appreciation Week 2022 is slicing through the summer! From July 24 to 30, you can celebrate all things shark at Montgomery County Public Libraries. Shark Appreciation Week Events! In addition to the usual books, e-books, e-audio books, e-comics, streaming movies, music, and other electronic resources to learn about […]

  • Purple Line Spotlight on Library Resources Series

    Purple Line Spotlight on Library Resources Series

    In collaboration with the Prince George’s Memorial Library System and the Purple Line Corridor Coalition, MCPL is launching a new digital skills series, “The Purple Line Corridor to Success!” We feature four sessions in May focused on Adult Education and Career Exploration: May Wednesday, May 4th, 12:00-1:15pm: Spotlight on Udemy and Gale courses: Presented in Spanish. Top-rated courses […]

  • Living and Dying with COVID-19: the Maryland Stories

    Living and Dying with COVID-19: the Maryland Stories

    COVID-19 has dramatically impacted our community, disrupting our daily lives in numerous ways. Some residents have lost family members, their jobs, their homes; others have been forced to rearrange their lives due to school closings or other factors.  We invite members of the community to tell their stories and record how the pandemic impacted their lives, […]

  • Join MoComCon 2022 this January 15

    Join MoComCon 2022 this January 15

    MoComCon 2022, MCPL’s annual celebration of all things comics, graphic novels and fandoms, returns on Saturday, January 15. Check out our schedule of virtual events and join in all day long. Click on each event link below in the schedule to learn more. We will update with direct Zoom links on Saturday morning. MoComCon Event […]

  • Maryland Stem Festival 2021 Celebrates Health & Wellness at MCPL

    Maryland Stem Festival 2021 Celebrates Health & Wellness at MCPL

    The 2021 Maryland Science Festival (MdSTEMFest), presented by the Biogen Foundation, is a month-long celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics that takes place every fall. In 2021, Maryland STEM Festival brings hundreds of events focused on fun, interactive science learning opportunities. Students, families, friends, STEM professionals, teachers, volunteers will all enjoy events taking place […]

  • Montgomery County Public Libraries to Launch New Catalog Monday

    Montgomery County Public Libraries to Launch New Catalog Monday

    On Monday, Oct. 4, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will transition to Aspen Discovery, a brand-new library catalog providing customers with a new suite of features and a better online experience. As part of this transition, from the evening of Friday, Oct. 1, until the morning of Monday, Oct. 4:  The catalog search functionality will be limited or unavailable; Online library card applications will be unavailable; […]