Books

Pets and Pests

By Danielle Deaver Whether you walk a dog every day, take your binoculars out on walks for birdwatching or spend a lot of time trying...

Take a Vacation

By Kathleen Uy, Librarian I (Adult & Teen Service) Montgomery County Public Libraries, White Oak Library The pandemic of the last two years had many...

Bargain book hunters flock to B-CC

Snow couldn't stop the bargain hunters from coming to the Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School PTSA's used book extravaganza on March 12 and 13. Our thanks...

The courage of the Black and gifted: Books to read during Black History Month

By By Dianne Betsey, Library Associate, Collection Management, Montgomery County Public Libraries Fact: The point of Black History Month (BHM) is to teach what we...

It’s about time

By Danielle Deaver It’s almost time to celebrate a new year. Among the streamers, squawkers and funny hats, the change of year often makes us...

In the Key of Fiction

After a 40-year career as a trial attorney in Washington, D.C., Bruce J. Berger turned to writing, earning a master’s degree in creative writing...
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.
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.
"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.