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PGCMLS Phased Reopening Plan

Telephone Reference - (240) 455-5451

Our hours of operation are Tuesday 1-8, Wednesday-Friday 1-6 pm, and Saturday 1-5 pm.

Your questions and concerns are important to us, and can also be submitted using the “Ask a Librarian” email reference service on our website at You will receive a response to your emailed question within two business days.

PGCMLS Reopening

The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) will gradually resume in-person services at all branches over the course of the coming months.

Curbside Service

While the library buildings remain closed, we are committed to providing safe access to physical library materials through a curbside pickup service. Many of our branches will begin curbside service on Tuesday, July 21.


The Prince George's County Memorial Library System is committed to working against systemic racism, violence, and hatred directed at Black Americans. We believe that Black Lives Matter. Period. #BLM #BlackLivesMatter #ULCChat #PrinceGeorgesProud

Heritage hub

The Prince George's County Heritage Project is an initiative of PGCMLS that aims to showcase selected major cultures that contribute to the cultural fabric of life in the United States.

Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

The Library has compiled relevant, trustworthy information about the virus.

Summer at your Library 2020

The Washington Nationals and PGCMLS co-present “Summer @ Your Library,” a virtual program for all ages (May 18-August 21). Register now.

Maryland 2020 Census

Every PGCMLS Branch will have a dedicated public computer station for completing the 2020 Census beginning April 1, 2020 (Census Day).

PGCMLS Support Suite

Our Suites highlight some of our best and most useful educational tools and entertainment platforms. Please check out our full collection of Online Resources for more information.

Virtual Events

Bilingual Read-aloud

Thursday, August 13: 10:00 AM Age Group: Young Children (0-5)

Virtual Event

Bear Afkhami on "The Impact of COVID-19 on Anti-Government and White Nationalist Groups"

Thursday, August 13: 7:00 PM Age Group: Adults

Virtual Event

Antoine and Friends: Local Children's Author Series - Melinda Rapp

Friday, August 14: 11:00 AM Age Group: Elementary (5-12)

Virtual Event

STEM at Home

Friday, August 14: 12:00 PM Age Group: Elementary (5-12)

Virtual Event

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