Montgomery County Public Libraries Celebrates ‘Library Lovers Month’ with Kickoff Special Virtual Event on Saturday, Feb. 4

by Patrick Herron

Per Montgomery County: Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), the Montgomery County Library Board and Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc. (FOLMC) will kick off “Library Lovers Month” with a family friendly virtual event at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4. To celebrate the beginning of Library Lovers Month, Jacqueline Means (the STEM Queen) will demonstrate the hands-on STEM activity “Let’s Make Snow” for elementary-aged students.

To fully participate in the hands-on part of the program, registrants are invited to pick up a free activity kit before the program at one of the following libraries: Aspen HillConnie MorellaGaithersburgKensington and Wheaton. The availability of activity kits is limited. Participants should call ahead to confirm availability.

Registration for the Library Lovers Month 2023 kickoff is required. Register at Library Lovers Month Kickoff Event 2023 – Montgomery County Public Libraries (

Library Lovers Month annually celebrates and showcases the importance of libraries in Montgomery County. Throughout February, library branches and FOLMC host special virtual events and activities to highlight the variety of resources and services MCPL provides year-round.

Library customers are encouraged to fill out and submit a virtual postcard telling why they love their library. The comments will be shared with elected officials. Library Lovers Month Kickoff 2023 is sponsored in partnership with Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc. and the Montgomery County Library Board. For more information about the event, visit


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