Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Montgomery County Memorial Library System! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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CENTRAL - R.E.A.D. t
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. (Tuesdays, September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18, January 15, February 19, March 19, April 16)
CENTRAL - All children ages 4 - 12 years old are invited to R.E.A.D. ® to the Dogs and practice their reading skills with the Pets With A Mission, Inc. (PWAM) therapy dog teams. Children must be able to read or learning to read to participate.  
An adult caregiver 18 years or older must remain in the Children's Department during this program.
All Locations
Saturday, Dec. 22
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
All Locations
Monday, Dec. 24
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
All Locations
Tuesday, Dec. 25
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
All Locations
Tuesday, Jan. 1
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR NEW YEAR'S DAY
CENTRAL - Preschoole
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
Central Library - All children ages 3-6 years old and their adult caregiver are invited to join us on Wednesdays for:
  • Books & Stories
  • Rhymes & Songs
  • Age-appropriate early literacy activities
  • Easy book-themed crafts
  • A light snack
  • All designed to offer your preschooler a fun library experience! 
** We encourage parent involvement and require all adult caregivers to remain in the room during storytime.
** Please limit conversations with other adults, and silence cell phones during storytime.
** Preschoolers are encouraged to sit, stand and practice self-control for longer periods of time than toddlers.
** "Photographing, filming, or recording of any type of library programs or facilities, library staff members or library patrons without prior permission from the Library Director is prohibited".


  
 
CENTRAL - Baby and M
Thursday, Jan. 3, 10:00 am (Thursdays, August 23, 30, September 6,13,20,27, October 4,11,18,25, November 1,8,15,29, December 6 and December 13)
Baby and Me, featuring Miss Brandy,  is a program designed for ages Birth-18 months to promote early literacy in infants.  This program focuses on nursery rhymes and movement rather than books, is geared toward infants, and will be no longer than 25 minutes.  Parents and caregivers should be prepared to be actively involved in this story time.
Please Note:  According to the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Patron Behavior Policy Overview, 
"Photographing, filming or reording of any type of library programs or facilities, library staff members or library patrons without prior permission from the Library Director is prohibited".
CENTRAL - Toddler St
Thursday, Jan. 3, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays, August 23, 30, September 6,13,20,27, October 4,11,18,25, November 1,8,15,29, December 6, 13)
Toddler Storytime, featuring Miss Brandy,  is a program designed for ages 18 mos - 3 yrs of age.  Young Patrons will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, flannel boards, movement activities, and lots of music, while learning their library manners!  This program is intended to prepare children for the Preschool Storytime soon after reaching 3 years of age.  Enjoy a good breakfast and join us for the activities and fun!
Please Note:  According to the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Patron Behavior Policy Overview,
"Photographing, filming or recording of any type of library programs or facilities, library staff members or library patrons without prior permission from the Library Director is prohibited". 

 
Central Toddler Play
Thursday, Jan. 3, 11:30 AM (THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, THURSDAY, MARCH 7, THURSDAY, APRIL 4, AND THURSDAY, MAY 2)
WELCOME BACK TO MISS BRANDY'S TODDLER PLAYDATE!  TODDLER PLAYDATE IS A COME AND GO PROGRAM DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN AGES 18 MOS - 3YRS!  THIS IS A NON-STRUCTURED PROGRAM SO THAT CHILDREN AND CAREGIVERS MAY PLAY WITH AN EXTENDED RANGE OF TOYS, BOOKS, AND LISTEN TO MUSIC WITH OTHERS.  IT IS OFFERED ONLY ONCE PER MONTH.  CHILDREN AND THEIR CAREGIVERS WILL ENJOY A SOCIALIZATION AND PLAY TIME, HOSTED BY MISS BRANDY, DIRECTLY FOLLOWING TODDLER STORYTIME!  PLEASE COME ENJOY THE FUN!!!!!
CENTRAL - Preschoole
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
Central Library - All children ages 3-6 years old and their adult caregiver are invited to join us on Wednesdays for:
  • Books & Stories
  • Rhymes & Songs
  • Age-appropriate early literacy activities
  • Easy book-themed crafts
  • A light snack
  • All designed to offer your preschooler a fun library experience! 
** We encourage parent involvement and require all adult caregivers to remain in the room during storytime.
** Please limit conversations with other adults, and silence cell phones during storytime.
** Preschoolers are encouraged to sit, stand and practice self-control for longer periods of time than toddlers.
** "Photographing, filming, or recording of any type of library programs or facilities, library staff members or library patrons without prior permission from the Library Director is prohibited".


  
 
CENTRAL - Baby and M
Thursday, Jan. 10, 10:00 am (Thursdays, August 23, 30, September 6,13,20,27, October 4,11,18,25, November 1,8,15,29, December 6 and December 13)
Baby and Me, featuring Miss Brandy,  is a program designed for ages Birth-18 months to promote early literacy in infants.  This program focuses on nursery rhymes and movement rather than books, is geared toward infants, and will be no longer than 25 minutes.  Parents and caregivers should be prepared to be actively involved in this story time.
Please Note:  According to the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Patron Behavior Policy Overview, 
"Photographing, filming or reording of any type of library programs or facilities, library staff members or library patrons without prior permission from the Library Director is prohibited".
CENTRAL - Toddler St
Thursday, Jan. 10, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays, August 23, 30, September 6,13,20,27, October 4,11,18,25, November 1,8,15,29, December 6, 13)
Toddler Storytime, featuring Miss Brandy,  is a program designed for ages 18 mos - 3 yrs of age.  Young Patrons will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, flannel boards, movement activities, and lots of music, while learning their library manners!  This program is intended to prepare children for the Preschool Storytime soon after reaching 3 years of age.  Enjoy a good breakfast and join us for the activities and fun!
Please Note:  According to the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Patron Behavior Policy Overview,
"Photographing, filming or recording of any type of library programs or facilities, library staff members or library patrons without prior permission from the Library Director is prohibited". 

 
CENTRAL - LEGO FUN /
Thursday, Jan. 10, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
CENTRAL - All children ages Birth - 12 years old are invited to 'build their imagination' with LEGO® and DUPLO® building blocks.
This program is ongoing and is held on the second Thursday of every month unless holidays or library closings prohibit it.
An adult caregiver 18 years or older must remain in the Children's Activity Room during this program.
CENTRAL - R.E.A.D. t
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. (Tuesdays, September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18, January 15, February 19, March 19, April 16)
CENTRAL - All children ages 4 - 12 years old are invited to R.E.A.D. ® to the Dogs and practice their reading skills with the Pets With A Mission, Inc. (PWAM) therapy dog teams. Children must be able to read or learning to read to participate.  
An adult caregiver 18 years or older must remain in the Children's Department during this program.
CENTRAL - Preschoole
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
Central Library - All children ages 3-6 years old and their adult caregiver are invited to join us on Wednesdays for:
  • Books & Stories
  • Rhymes & Songs
  • Age-appropriate early literacy activities
  • Easy book-themed crafts
  • A light snack
  • All designed to offer your preschooler a fun library experience! 
** We encourage parent involvement and require all adult caregivers to remain in the room during storytime.
** Please limit conversations with other adults, and silence cell phones during storytime.
** Preschoolers are encouraged to sit, stand and practice self-control for longer periods of time than toddlers.
** "Photographing, filming, or recording of any type of library programs or facilities, library staff members or library patrons without prior permission from the Library Director is prohibited".


  
 
CENTRAL - Baby and M
Thursday, Jan. 17, 10:00 am (Thursdays, August 23, 30, September 6,13,20,27, October 4,11,18,25, November 1,8,15,29, December 6 and December 13)
Baby and Me, featuring Miss Brandy,  is a program designed for ages Birth-18 months to promote early literacy in infants.  This program focuses on nursery rhymes and movement rather than books, is geared toward infants, and will be no longer than 25 minutes.  Parents and caregivers should be prepared to be actively involved in this story time.
Please Note:  According to the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Patron Behavior Policy Overview, 
"Photographing, filming or reording of any type of library programs or facilities, library staff members or library patrons without prior permission from the Library Director is prohibited".
CENTRAL - Toddler St
Thursday, Jan. 17, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays, August 23, 30, September 6,13,20,27, October 4,11,18,25, November 1,8,15,29, December 6, 13)
Toddler Storytime, featuring Miss Brandy,  is a program designed for ages 18 mos - 3 yrs of age.  Young Patrons will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, flannel boards, movement activities, and lots of music, while learning their library manners!  This program is intended to prepare children for the Preschool Storytime soon after reaching 3 years of age.  Enjoy a good breakfast and join us for the activities and fun!
Please Note:  According to the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Patron Behavior Policy Overview,
"Photographing, filming or recording of any type of library programs or facilities, library staff members or library patrons without prior permission from the Library Director is prohibited". 

 
All Locations
Monday, Jan. 21
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
CENTRAL - Preschoole
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
Central Library - All children ages 3-6 years old and their adult caregiver are invited to join us on Wednesdays for:
  • Books & Stories
  • Rhymes & Songs
  • Age-appropriate early literacy activities
  • Easy book-themed crafts
  • A light snack
  • All designed to offer your preschooler a fun library experience! 
** We encourage parent involvement and require all adult caregivers to remain in the room during storytime.
** Please limit conversations with other adults, and silence cell phones during storytime.
** Preschoolers are encouraged to sit, stand and practice self-control for longer periods of time than toddlers.
** "Photographing, filming, or recording of any type of library programs or facilities, library staff members or library patrons without prior permission from the Library Director is prohibited".


  
 
CENTRAL - Baby and M
Thursday, Jan. 24, 10:00 am (Thursdays, August 23, 30, September 6,13,20,27, October 4,11,18,25, November 1,8,15,29, December 6 and December 13)
Baby and Me, featuring Miss Brandy,  is a program designed for ages Birth-18 months to promote early literacy in infants.  This program focuses on nursery rhymes and movement rather than books, is geared toward infants, and will be no longer than 25 minutes.  Parents and caregivers should be prepared to be actively involved in this story time.
Please Note:  According to the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Patron Behavior Policy Overview, 
"Photographing, filming or reording of any type of library programs or facilities, library staff members or library patrons without prior permission from the Library Director is prohibited".
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