Tag: Events

  • Join February Book Discussions at MCPL!

    Join February Book Discussions at MCPL!

    We invite all of our customers to join our nearly 40 book discussion groups at MCPL! Groups vary in format, content, frequency and location. Some require registration, and/or log-ins for the virtual format. Please click on the link below to learn what book each group is reading this month and how to find it in […]

  • Montgomery County Public Libraries Celebrates Library Lovers Month

    Montgomery County Public Libraries Celebrates Library Lovers Month

    Library Lovers Month Begins with Kickoff Special Virtual Event on Saturday, Feb. 4 MCPL, the Montgomery County Library Board and Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc. (FOLMC) will kick off “Library Lovers Month” with a family-friendly virtual event at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4.  To celebrate the beginning of Library Lovers Month, Jacqueline […]

  • 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* […]

  • MoComCon 2023 Art & Essay Contest Winners

    MoComCon 2023 Art & Essay Contest Winners

    Congratulations to all of our 2023 winners! We had another amazing array of entries to our MoComCon 2023 Art & Essay Contests! The artists below placed in 1st, 2nd, 3rd places, and two honorable mention slots, in their age groups. Please join us in congratulating them! MoComCon Essay Contest Winners Thank you to everyone who […]

  • 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 & […]

  • 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 […]

  • Get Ready for MoComCon 2023!

    Get Ready for MoComCon 2023!

    MoComCon 2023 Comes to Germantown This January! Envision Stormtroopers marching, teens discussing their favorite manga, a child dressed as Okoye from Wakanda Forever, and kids and teens rocking out to Beat Saber on the Oculus Rift. One might think this is a scene from an amusement park, but it’s not. It’s a scene from someplace […]

  • Michael W. Twitty is Next MCPL Contemporary Conversation

    Michael W. Twitty is Next MCPL Contemporary Conversation

    Michael W. Twitty, an award-winning culinary historian, food writer, teacher and author, will join the free, online “Contemporary Conversations” series of Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10. Mr. Twitty will be discussing the connection between the foods and traditions of the African Atlantic and the global Jewish diaspora. Although […]

  • Enter the MoComCon 2023 Art & Essay Contest!

    Enter the MoComCon 2023 Art & Essay Contest!

    MoComCon Returns to MCPL This January! MoComCon is back Saturday, January 14, 2023, at Germantown Library! MoComCon 2023 Art and Essay contests also return as part of our celebration of all things comics, graphic novels, and fandoms! Both contests open November 1st and close at 5 PM Wednesday, December 14, 2022. What is the MoComCon Art Contest?  Combine your love of art and fandoms […]

  • 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 […]