Drag Queen Story Hour with Drag Queen Story Hour of Montgomery County

Join us for a glamorous, imaginative, and exciting storytime presented by Drag Queen Story Hour of Montgomery County! https://mcpl.events/drag-story-hour Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood … Read More

History of Sugarloaf Mountain: the Singular History of a Singular Mountain

Join Ralph Buglass for a presentation about Maryland’s iconic Sugarloaf Mountain! It is mountain laurel season! Are you thinking of Marylanders’ favorite mountain? Take off your hiking boots and rest your feet while enjoying a presentation by Ralph Buglass about the history of Sugarloaf Mountain. Login at https://mcpl.events/sugarloaf-mountain Sugarloaf Mountain, a private oasis of natural … Read More

Elementary Chess Club

Join Montgomery County Public Libraries Monday, 4/26 at 4pm for a fun, friendly, virtual, monthly Elementary Chess Club tournament, for elementary-aged children who already know how to play chess. Please register at http://mcpl.events/chess-club by 4/23. This tournament will have a fifteen minute time control, with no more than three rounds and up to twenty participants. … Read More

Contemporary Conversations with Michelle Singletary – Virtual Five Steps to Thrive During a Financial Crisis and Beyond

Meet Michelle Singletary, prize-winning journalist and nationally syndicated personal finance columnist for The Washington Post. She is well known for making complicated financial terms and concepts easy to understand. A frequent contributor to various NPR programs and a regular presence on NBC, CBS, CNN, PBS and MSNBC, Ms. Singletary will provide an entertaining and informative … Read More

Meet “Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life” Author Marta McDowell

McDowell is a gardener, writer and teacher. Her latest book is Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life, which looks at the plants, places and gardens that inspired the iconic poet. Marta McDowell teaches horticulture and landscape history at the New York Botanical Gardens, and has taught at universities and other national garden institutions. She has another book … Read More

Teen Dating Violence Workshop

Join Jordan Babin and Amanda Katz of the Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse in a workshop for adults on the topic of teen dating violence prevention. This interactive workshop explores the basics of teen dating violence and the role that parents can play in preventing it. We will discuss the types of abuse and dynamics … Read More

MoComCOnline – Author Event with Robin Ha – Virtual

Join us for an opening event for this year’s annual MoComCon with graphic novel author Robin Ha. Join us for a presentation and Q&A with graphic novel author Robin Ha. Robin has drawn and written two graphic novels, Almost American Girl and Cook Korean. View more of Robin’s work on her website. Join us in … Read More

County Libraries to Reduce Hours

Montgomery County Public Libraries will temporarily reduce their contactless pickup hours of service to 48 hours weekly beginning Sunday, Jan. 24, according to a press release.

MoComCOnline- Fantasy & Cosplay Makeup Demonstration – Virtual

Raven has been a hobby cosplayer since 2014 as well as a digital and traditional artist for many years. Her makeup style can be described as the Japanese-fashion style fairy kei, character-inspired, and editorial. Join us in Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/98571761450?pwd=d0F5NTlvMlVLc0hkRWxISlo4aHRJdz09 Or Dial In: 301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 985 7176 1450 MoComCon is an all day, all … Read More