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Back-to-school reading for adults

Back-to-School Reading

Montgomery County Public Libraries recommends these works of adult fiction set in school.
Celebrate National Book Lovers Day with Five Local Bookshops

Find Your Next Great Read at These MoCo Bookstores

Embrace your inner bookworm and support Montgomery County's independent book shops on National Book Lovers Day, Aug. 9.

New Choral Program at Strathmore Brings Together Individuals With Alzheimer’s

Encore Creativity for Older Adults will launch its second Sentimental Journey Singers group in September.
What to bring to a beach picnic

What to Pack for a Picnic on the Beach

Designer Rachel Gill shares her essentials for a stylish beach picnic.
Strathmore's Patio Stage in North Bethesda

Music al Fresco

Strathmore is welcoming back musicians and audiences to its new open-air Patio Stage.
Summer Beach Reading Recommendations

Easy, Breezy Summer Reading

These novels, recommended by Montgomery County Public Libraries, are best enjoyed while relaxing poolside or at the beach.
SkySquad CEO Julie Melnick

Local Mom Making Air Travel Less Stressful for Families and Seniors

Julie Melnick of Bethesda founded SkySquad, an airport concierge service, to help other parents like herself.
"Awake to Racism" by Joann Malone of Takoma Park

Takoma Park Author Reflects on 60 Years of Activism in New Memoir

Joann Malone, a former nun, wrote "Awake to Racism" during the pandemic.
Josiah Henson Museum in Bethesda

New Museum Tells Story of Former Slave and Freedom Fighter Rev. Josiah Henson

Josiah Henson Museum and Parks in Bethesda on the site of the former plantation where Henson was enslaved.
Celebrate Pride With Councilmember Evan Glass

Celebrate Pride Month With Councilmember Evan Glass

The month-long series of events across Montgomery County includes a dog social, author talk and drag brunch.