Tag: virtual events

  • 6 Great Kids Books for World Autism Month

    6 Great Kids Books for World Autism Month

    April is World Autism Month, where stories are shared and communities get together to educate and ultimately increase awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with autism. World Autism Month kicks off TODAY, April 2nd, with World Autism Awareness day.  To celebrate this month, MCPL would like to highlight some of our favorite juvenile reads about Autism and by authors with Autism:  Benji, the Bad Day,…

  • National Financial Literacy Month at MCPL

    National Financial Literacy Month at MCPL

    April is National Financial Literacy Month — a time to focus on earning, managing, saving, and spending money wisely. MCPL offers a number of events this month on all kinds of money matters, and we hope you’ll join us! All events are virtual; registration and log-in information is available below. National Financial Literacy Month Events…

  • Contemporary Conversations with Michelle Singletary at MCPL

    Contemporary Conversations with Michelle Singletary at MCPL

    Meet Michelle Singletary, prize-winning journalist and nationally syndicated personal finance columnist for The Washington Post. Michelle Singletary is well known for taking complicated financial terms and concepts and make them easy to understand. A frequent contributor to various NPR programs and a regular presence on all major networks, NBC, CBS, CNN, PBS and MSNBS, Ms. Singletary…

  • Join MCPL for Earth Month Events!

    Join MCPL for Earth Month Events!

    Earth Day is April 22 Join us for the annual celebration of all things Earth on Thursday, April 22. We’ll have a week of fun events, so join in! Planet Earth–Sand Art InstructableApril 19, 3 PM In honor of Earth Month, join us for a virtual meet up, where we will create awesome sand art…

  • “Constitutional Patriotism, Partisanship and the Future of American Democracy ” with Congressman Jamie Raskin

    “Constitutional Patriotism, Partisanship and the Future of American Democracy ” with Congressman Jamie Raskin

    Join Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) on Monday, April 5 at 1pm for Constitutional Patriotism, Partisanship and the Future of American Democracy. Congressman Jamie Raskin is the U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District. He recently served as the Lead House Manager during the second Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, which ended with…

  • Join Virtual Yoga @ MCPL

    Join Virtual Yoga @ MCPL

    Whether you’re new to the practice of yoga or an experienced yogi, MCPL offers several opportunities weekly to join in a class. No registration is required–just log on with the zoom links. Visit mcpl.events/yoga for any weekly shifts in days, times and class cancellations. Online Yoga Classes @ MCPL! Gentle Hatha Yoga at Noon- VirtualWednesdays,…

  • Celebrate Women’s History Month at MCPL

    Celebrate Women’s History Month at MCPL

    March is Women’s History Month! Our 2021 theme–Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to be Silenced–continues to celebrate the suffrage centennial. Please join us online for an array of events celebrating women’s history and accomplishments in all areas of life. Beyond the 19th: The Equal Rights Amendment – Virtual – in observance of Women’s History MonthThursday,…

  • Make Music Montgomery Contest Open for Entries

    Make Music Montgomery Contest Open for Entries

    We’re happy to invite County residents to audition live or submit a recording for the “Make Music Montgomery” contest. All acts must contain a live musical element, which may include dance. Acts in a variety of languages and cultures are encouraged.  The Twinbrook Library, located at 202 Meadow Hall Drive in Rockville, will host live…

  • Montgomery County Public Libraries Celebrates Library Lovers Month

    Montgomery County Public Libraries Celebrates Library Lovers Month

    County Executive Marc Elrich joined by Council President Tom Hucker, Councilmember Will Jawando, lead for Libraries, MCPL Director Anita Vassallo, and Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc. (FOLMC) Executive Director Ari Brooks proclaimed February as Library Lovers Month. This annual event celebrates and showcases the importance of libraries in Montgomery County. The theme this…

  • Celebrate Black History Month 2021 at MCPL

    Celebrate Black History Month 2021 at MCPL

    Black History Month at MCPL February is Black History Month, and MCPL has free 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,…

  • Updated Branch Hours Begin This Week

    Updated Branch Hours Begin This Week

    Montgomery County Public Libraries will temporarily reduce our hours of service to 48 hours weekly beginning Sunday, Jan. 24. Sunday service will be discontinued, and all branches will be open 8 hours on other days. The branches will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and noon to 8…

  • Celebrate MoComCon 2021 with Graphic Novel Book Talks

    Celebrate MoComCon 2021 with Graphic Novel Book Talks

    MoComCONline, Montgomery County Public Libraries’ first all-virtual MoComCon, happens this Saturday, January 16. To celebrate, our librarians present a series of Book Talks, discussing the graphic novels they love. Enjoy talks from Librarians Beth Chandler, Camille Robinson and David Zelonka. Some of these graphic novels are “old school,” and others are newer releases. Watch each…