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Ask a Librarian Telephone Reference - (240) 455-5451

Call center hours of operation are Tuesday-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 at You will receive a response to your emailed question within two business days.

PGCMLS Strategic Plan

PGCMLS will approach its new mission by looking outward and developing a renewed understanding of community needs through more robust engagement with the County, customers, and partners.

Reopening Information

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.

Veteran Resources

Explore virtual programs, films, short stories, poems, print and digital resources, and engage in the rich history, diverse stories, and important contributions of our service members.

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.

Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

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

Native American and Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month

Explore virtual programs, films, short stories, poems, and print and digital resources, and engage in the rich histories, diverse cultures and important contributions of native and indigenous peoples.


The Library’s commitment to hearing and supporting Black Americans is based on its values of being welcoming, curious, accessible, kind, collaborative, and resilient.

Staff Picks

Our team of professional selectors work tirelessly to ensure that the diversity and cultural richness of Prince George's County is represented in our collections.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Nov 24, 9:00am - 10:30am

Tue, Nov 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Tue, Nov 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tue, Nov 24, 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Wed, Nov 25, 10:00am - 10:30am

Wed, Nov 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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