Due dates will be adjusted for all MCPL items that were scheduled to be due on Friday -Tuesday (January 22-26). Holds that needed to be picked up on those dates will be available once we reopen.
We are anticipating a strong storm, and we'd like to help you be prepared:
- Consider checking out books, including e-books, in advance.
- Download e-books and audiobooks, charge your devices, and you can stay entertained for hours, even if you lose power.
- Also, download your five free songs from Freegal for the week and give yourself a soundtrack to the storm.
consider participating in our MCPL Reading Challenge to help expand your reading horizons.
If your power and internet stay on, we invite you to check out our online databases:
- Have you been planning to learn a language? We have great online learning tools for adults (Mango) and children (Muzzy).
- Stuck at home with stir-crazy kids? Try TumbleBooks or Bookflix!
- Can't get outside to pick up the latest issue of your favorite magazine? Download a current and back issues of many popular from Flipster or Zinio.
- Want to get up-to-date on the latest computer program? Safari Tech Books offers online access to many computer-related books. Sign up for courses on these topics through Gale Courses, although classes may have a later start date.
- Need something to listen to (or watch)? We have streaming audio for a variety of genres, as well as streaming plays and video storybooks.
For tips for storm preparation and safety tips and to stay informed during the storm, please visit Montgomery County's official snow website.