Montgomery County Public Libraries will celebrate National Library Week – April 15 – 21 – with a variety of programs throughout the system.
Sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA), National Library Week has been observed since 1958. It celebrates the contributions of libraries, librarians and library workers across the country and promotes library use and support.
Locally, County Executive Isiah Leggett and the County Council will proclaim “Library Week” in Montgomery County. The proclamation notes that nearly 700 staff members serves 5.5 million people per year.
The following is a partial listing of programs that will be held during National Library Week at branches throughout the county:
Saturday April 14—Book Discussion in Sign Language – “Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World’s Worst Dog” by John Grogan. After the book discussion, a tour of t ...more