Virtual Author Talk: Congressman Jamie Raskin

NEW: You will need to be signed into Zoom to attend this program via the web. To sign in, you must first create a free account: https://zoom.us/signup Registered participants will be emailed a link to the program in advance; once you are signed into Zoom, you will be able to access the program at the scheduled time. — Join us … Read More

How the Birds Became Friends – a story of kindness from Noa Baum

Have you ever wondered how an author takes an idea from a story in their head to a published book you can hold in your hands? Local storyteller and author Noa Baum will share her book How the Birds Became Friends – a delightful take on a Burmese folktale, illustrated by renowned ecologist and artist Zev Labinger about the power … Read More

Virtual Teen Book Club

Love to read and talk about your favorite books? Join us for our new Low-Pressure Teen Book Club, presented by MCPL’s Teen Advisory Board. Log in at https://mcpl.events/teen-book-club This month we’ll be talking about Langston Hughes’ first book of poetry, The Weary Blues. Published in 1926 when the author was only 24, it was an immediate critical success. Hughes created … Read More

Teen Book Club at Montgomery County Public Libraries

Love to read and talk about your favorite books? Join us for our new No-Pressure Teen Book Club, presented by MCPL’s Teen Advisory Board. Log in at https://mcpl.events/teen-book-club. Bring a book to chat about, and bring another one to read. We’ll discuss recent reads, favorite books, as well as plan for a reading sprint and can talk about what books … Read More

Meet-the-author, Katie Quinn and have lunch in England, Italy and France in one hour!

Katie Quinn is the author of Cheese, Wine, and Bread: discovering the magic of fermentation in England, Italy and France. She will provide an image-rich presentation of her food-focused journey. Take a delicious trip through Europe and dive into the world of three culinary favorites – cheese, wine, and bread with Katie Quinn, author of Cheese, Wine, and Bread: discovering … Read More

Upcoming Events, March 1-8

Upcoming Events

Friday, March 1 Bud Skelton Band & Jam, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 7 p.m.-midnight. Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8-9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2 Montgomery County Master Gardeners, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. B&O Railroad Station Open House, 8100 Georgia Ave., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Kids Sing … Read More

Upcoming Events, Dec. 12-19

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Dec. 12 Takoma Park Police Winter Coat Drive underway, drop-off at 7500 Maple Ave., ends 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. The History of Alcohol Policy in Montgomery County and Maryland, Astro Lab Brewing, 8216 Georgia Ave., 6-8 p.m. Around the World Holiday Bazaar, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6-10 p.m. Alice Stephens, discussion and signing of “Famous Adopted People,” Loyalty … Read More