Library Events

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 - Preschoole
CENTRAL - Preschooler Storytime
Central Branch
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 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 or literacy-related 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
CENTRAL - Baby and Me
Central Branch
Thursday, Mar. 1, 10:00 am (Thursdays, September 7,14,21,28, 10 a.m., Thursdays, October 5,12,19,26, 10:00 a.m., Thursdays, November 2,9,16,30, 10:00 a.m., Thursdays, December 7, 10:00 a.m.)
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
CENTRAL - Toddler Storytime
Central Branch
Thursday, Mar. 1, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays, September 7,14,21,28, 10:30 a.m., Thursdays, October 5,12,19,26, 10:30 a.m., Thursdays, November 2,9,16,30, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 7, 10:30 a.m.)
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 - Pre-Teen B
CENTRAL - Pre-Teen Book Club
Central Branch
Thursday, Mar. 1, 3:45 - 4:45 pm (Thursdays, September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7, January 4, February 1, March 1, April 5, May 3)
Central - All kids ages 9-12 years old are invited to join us for our preteen book club in our Children's Activity Room.  We meet once every month to discuss our favorite books.  A light snack and fun activity included!  (Parents or other adult caregivers are asked to remain in the Children's Department while your preteen is participating in the book club.) 

"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 - Preschoole
CENTRAL - Preschooler Storytime
Central Branch
Wednesday, Mar. 7, 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 or literacy-related 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
CENTRAL - Baby and Me
Central Branch
Thursday, Mar. 8, 10:00 am (Thursdays, September 7,14,21,28, 10 a.m., Thursdays, October 5,12,19,26, 10:00 a.m., Thursdays, November 2,9,16,30, 10:00 a.m., Thursdays, December 7, 10:00 a.m.)
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
CENTRAL - Toddler Storytime
Central Branch
Thursday, Mar. 8, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays, September 7,14,21,28, 10:30 a.m., Thursdays, October 5,12,19,26, 10:30 a.m., Thursdays, November 2,9,16,30, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 7, 10:30 a.m.)
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®
CENTRAL - LEGO® & DUPLO® Fun!
Central Branch
Thursday, Mar. 8, 3:45 - 4:45 PM (Thursdays, September 14, October 12, November 9, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10)
Central - Kids of all ages are invited to come to build their own creation using Legos® and Duplos® during the hour of 3:45 - 4:45pm in our Children's Activity Room!  Parents are asked to remain in the room with their children under age 13. 

"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 - Preschoole
CENTRAL - Preschooler Storytime
Central Branch
Wednesday, Mar. 14, 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 or literacy-related 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
CENTRAL - Baby and Me
Central Branch
Thursday, Mar. 15, 10:00 am (Thursdays, September 7,14,21,28, 10 a.m., Thursdays, October 5,12,19,26, 10:00 a.m., Thursdays, November 2,9,16,30, 10:00 a.m., Thursdays, December 7, 10:00 a.m.)
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
CENTRAL - Toddler Storytime
Central Branch
Thursday, Mar. 15, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays, September 7,14,21,28, 10:30 a.m., Thursdays, October 5,12,19,26, 10:30 a.m., Thursdays, November 2,9,16,30, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 7, 10:30 a.m.)
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
CENTRAL TODDLER PLAYDATE
Central Branch
Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2:00-3:00 PM
DUE TO THE SUCCESS OF THE CENTRAL TODDLER PLAYDATE, THE PROGRAM WILL RESUME ON FEBRUARY 20, 2018, 2:00-3:00 PM!  CENTRAL TODDLER PLAYDATE IS A COME N' GO PROGRAM DESIGNED FOR AGES 0-3!  YOUNG CHILDREN AND THEIR CAREGIVERS MAY COME AND SOCIALIZE WITH OTHERS AND DISCOVER BOOKS, PUZZLES, EDUCATIONAL TOYS, AND NEW FRIENDS IN A SAFE AND FRIENDLY LIBRARY SETTING.  CENTRAL TODDLER PLAYDATE WILL BE HOSTED BY MISS BRANDY ON THE 3RD TUESDAY OF FEBRUARY, MARCH, APRIL AND MAY!  CAREGIVERS MUST REMAIN WITH THEIR CHILDREN DURING THE PLAYDATE.
CENTRAL - R.E.A.D.&r
CENTRAL - R.E.A.D.® To The Dogs
Central Branch
Tuesday, Mar. 20, 3:45 - 4:45 pm
Central - R.E.A.D.® To The Dogs - All kids ages 4-12 years old are invited to come and practice their reading skills with the Montgomery Pet Partners therapy dog teams in our Children's Activity Room.  Each child can select a favorite book to read to one of the trained therapy dogs assisted by their owner/trainer. (Parents or other adult caregivers are asked to remain in the Children's Department while your child is participating.)

"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 - Preschoole
CENTRAL - Preschooler Storytime
Central Branch
Wednesday, Mar. 21, 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 or literacy-related 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
CENTRAL - Baby and Me
Central Branch
Thursday, Mar. 22, 10:00 am (Thursdays, September 7,14,21,28, 10 a.m., Thursdays, October 5,12,19,26, 10:00 a.m., Thursdays, November 2,9,16,30, 10:00 a.m., Thursdays, December 7, 10:00 a.m.)
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
CENTRAL - Toddler Storytime
Central Branch
Thursday, Mar. 22, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays, September 7,14,21,28, 10:30 a.m., Thursdays, October 5,12,19,26, 10:30 a.m., Thursdays, November 2,9,16,30, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 7, 10:30 a.m.)
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 - Children’s Easter Bunny and Egg Hunt Storytime
Central Branch
Wednesday, Mar. 28, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Central Library - All children ages Birth - 6 years old and their adult caregiver are invited to join us this Wednesday for our annual "Easter Bunny Storytime"!  The 'Easter Bunny' will join us to hide the eggs and visit with all the children for a photo!  Special crafts and snacks will make it an extra-special day for everyone!  Don't forget your basket, or bucket!
**** Parents may bring (6) plastic eggs filled with individually wrapped candy or small appropriate non-food item, to help the 'Easter Bunny'.

**** "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
CENTRAL - Baby and Me
Central Branch
Thursday, Mar. 29, 10:00 am (Thursdays, September 7,14,21,28, 10 a.m., Thursdays, October 5,12,19,26, 10:00 a.m., Thursdays, November 2,9,16,30, 10:00 a.m., Thursdays, December 7, 10:00 a.m.)
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
CENTRAL - Toddler Storytime
Central Branch
Thursday, Mar. 29, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays, September 7,14,21,28, 10:30 a.m., Thursdays, October 5,12,19,26, 10:30 a.m., Thursdays, November 2,9,16,30, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 7, 10:30 a.m.)
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 LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED
All Locations
Friday, Mar. 30
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR EASTER
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