Basic Computer Class at Brig. Gen. Charles E. McGee (Silver Spring) Library

Register for Basic Computer Class at Brig. Gen. Charles E. McGee Library in Silver Spring, 4/18. Sign-up for a two-week course introducing you to computer basics, a class for adults, providing an introduction to using a computer. Perfect for beginners! Register at https://mcpl.events/computer-class In the basics course, you will learn: What is a mouse, and how do you use it? … Read More

Family Story Time at Noyes Library with Special Guest Mr. Gabe!

Thursday’s outdoor family storytime 9:30-10am at Noyes Library for Young Children in Kensington will feature special guest music performer Mr. Gabe! Mr. Gabe has been delighting young audiences in the DC area for years with an interactive style of musical entertainment that inspires kids to move their bodies and use their brains. He performs nursery rhymes, folk songs, and modern … Read More

Learn about Career Online High School with The Purple Line Corridor to Success

Learn about Career Online High School with The Purple Line Corridor to Success: Take a ride and explore and connect with workforce resources at the library, virtually on 5/11, noon-1:15pm. Register at https://mcpl.events/PL-COHS to to join us for an informational virtual session on our Career Online High School program – an online flexible career-based high school diploma program available FREE … Read More

Double Dutch with Author Joy Jones & DC Retro Jumpers

Enjoy Double Dutch at the Brigadier General Charles E. McGee Library, Sat. 5/7, at 11am! DC Retro Jumpers (DCRJ) (website: https://dcretrojumpers.com/) presents a dynamic double Dutch exhibition that combines word and movement. We begin with a reading from Jayla Jumps In, an acclaimed novel by DCRJ founder Joy Jones about a girl who discovers that double Dutch can transform her … Read More

Outdoor Family Storytime at Brigadier General Charles E. McGee Library

We’ll have fun by the rocks at family storytime! Join us for family storytime outside. https://mcpl.events/outdoor-storytime Break out your blankets for outdoor storytime! This family storytime will feature books, songs and rhymes that promote early literacy skills. Please bring a blanket, towel or lawn chair to sit on. Outdoor storytime is weather permitting, so please check the storytime status if … Read More

Bilingual Spanish/English Mindfulness Meditation at Long Branch Library

On Sundays in April, learn and practice mindfulness meditation at Long Branch Library. Sessions will begin with a 30-minute meditation period, followed by an optional 15-minute discussion Weather permitting, this guided mindfulness meditation will be held outside on the patio of the library. If weather is problematic, the meditation will be provided in an upstairs meeting room. Corina Urdaneta is … Read More

Meet Author Eman Quotah — Stories to Broaden Understanding

Author Eman Quotah will discuss her work Bride of the Sea, Tuesday, April 19 at 6pm in MCPL’s Virtual Branch! Registration required at https://mcpl.events/eman-quotah. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants the day before the program. Eman Quotah, born in Jidda, Saudi Arabia, to an American mother and Saudi father, grew up in Jidda and Ohio, and has now … Read More

Poetry Scavenger Hunt at Long Branch Library

Join us at Long Branch Library this week for the Poetry Scavenger Hunt for Tweens & Teens, through April 15. There are 11 poems posted throughout the library. Find all 11, then come to the Info desk for your prize! #nationalpoetrymonth http://mcpl.link/long-branch

Job Search Strategies in a Pandemic

Learn about best practices for conducting a job search in the current (pandemic) job market The workshop will cover researching, networking virtually, identifying growth sectors and utilizing social media platforms in your job search campaign. Learn how to get clarity on who you are, why you like to work, what you want to do, and where you want to do … Read More