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

Bilingual Spanish/English Mindfulness Meditation — In-Person

Learn and practice mindfulness meditation on Sundays in April. 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 a Venezuelan-born, certified mindfulness … Read More

Bilingual Spanish/English Mindfulness Meditation at Long Branch Library

Learn and practice mindfulness meditation on Sundays in April. 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 a Venezuelan-born, certified mindfulness … Read More

Art Time for Tweens & Teens – In-person at Long Branch Library

Join us for this in-person book making Art Time Fun for Tweens & Teens at the Long Branch library. The library will supply the blank books, glue sticks, pre-cut pictures, colored pencils, markers, and stickers. You come with ideas, ready to make a book, and have some fun. Bring a friend. See you there!!!! Don’t have a card right now? … Read More

Journaling with the Library

This month’s virtual Journaling with the Library featured topic is bullet journaling! Do you keep a journal? Would you like to be able to write your own personal journal? Here’s your opportunity! The inexperienced, slightly-experienced, and experienced are welcome! We will explore journaling through assigned journal prompts, the written word, and reflection. It will be a safe atmosphere and sharing … Read More

Meditation at Montgomery County Public Library

Join Corina Urdaneta for a 30-minute guided meditation at 1:00 pm on Tuesdays on Zoom with the MCPL. Corina Urdaneta is a Venezuelan-born, certified mindfulness teacher and Awakening Joy teacher trained by Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, and James Baraz. She has been a participant in the Year of Living Mindfully directed by Jonathan Foust of the Insight Meditation Community of … Read More

Long Branch Library Reopens After $4 Million Renovation Project

Long Branch Library at 8800 Garland Ave. has reopened after a 10-month renovation, county officials announced today. The library closed in March 2020 for the project, which cost about $4 million. Due to the pandemic, services are limited to contactless holds pickup service and telephone service.