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West: Hyattsville | BladensburgMount Rainier SEPTEMBER 2017
Message from the Interim Co-CEOs

Michael B. Gannon | Michelle H. Hamiel

 

The Library has great, free, 24/7, online resources for Prince George's County Public School (PGCPS) students with LINK accounts tied to their student ID numbers. Leap Into New Knowledge with your LINK "virtual library card." Access Brainfuse's HelpNow for all students of all ages to assist with homework assignments and get live tutors for those challenging subjects. Click here to view our Kids Online Resources, also available in Digital Services. Visit our website often for additional tools and events to help you navigate this school year with a smile. 

 

Sincerely,

Michelle and Michael

 

Michelle H. Hamiel  |  Michael B. Gannon 

Interim Co-Chief Executive Officers

 

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Take advantage of Maryland AskUsNow, a 24/7, live, online interactive service for the residents and students of the state of Maryland. Trained AskUsNow librarians from around the world will answer your questions, provide research guidance and help you navigate the internet. During branch hours, My PGCMLS Librarian is a free, by appointment, 60-minute, one-on-one consultation with a PGCMLS Librarian to assist you with using the Library’s resources and technology. 

 

New Carrollton Branch Walk-through Video 

New Carrollton Branch Architect Video

 

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Storytime on Screen  

Greenbelt theater storytime

 

Old Greenbelt Theater  

Mondays, 10:30 am*

 

Bringing your baby, toddler, or preschooler to see story read from the big screen, short film with popcorn and a craft at the end. Pop-up location address: 129 Center Way, Greenbelt, MD 20770.

*Except September 4

 

West Area Events

 

Click on branch links below to view a printable monthly event flyer. 

 

Hyattsville | Bladensburg 

 Mount Rainier | Pop-Up Locations

 

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Did you see the solar eclispe safely, using your free eclipse glasses at our Hyattsville Branch event? If so, draw what you saw! Then, post a selfie with your drawing or photo on Flickr or Instagram! 


Library News

Ready 2 Read Books from Birth

 

Books from Birth

 

PGCMLS is sponsoring Books from Birth with the support from the Prince George’s County Executive. This program is designed to get books into the homes and hands of every young child in Prince George’s County. Parents and legal guardians! Click here to register your children who are under the age of five. They will receive a free book in the mail every month until their 5th birthday! 


Kanopy @ PGCMLS

 

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College graduates, we've got Kanopy! This online video streaming platform has 26,000 movies, documentaries, indie and foreign films from over hundreds of producers. They include: The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. Customers are limited to 10 videos streamed every month. 


Banned Books Week!

 

Celebrate our freedom to read! Banned Books Week 2017 will be held September 24-30. Join us in protecting our right to access information and share ideas. Visit the Library to pick up a bookmark today! 

 

Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request. Please contact the branch at least two weeks in advance.