Tag: Montgomery County

  • 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* […]

  • 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, […]

  • Montgomery County Public Libraries Joins ‘Washington Wizards Winter Reading Challenge’ for Young Readers

    Montgomery County Public Libraries Joins ‘Washington Wizards Winter Reading Challenge’ for Young Readers

    Join the Washington Wizards Winter Reading Challenge Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) and the Washington Wizards have teamed up with the D.C. Public Library (DCPL), the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS), the Alexandria Library and the Fairfax County Public Library (FCPL) to get young people reading this winter with the “Wizards Winter Reading […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]