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Olney Library Closed Due to Renovations

Olney Library Closed Due to Renovations

The Olney Library will sut down Thursday, Dec. 30, at 8 p.m.

Construction is set to begin in the spring and is expected to take a year and a half to complete. The revamped library will be updated for energy efficiency and include more study rooms.

To locate other branch locations, visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library.

Montgomery County Christmas and New Years Holiday Schedule

Montgomery County Christmas and New Years Holiday Schedule

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays: 

            County Offices -- closed December 24 and 31

Safeway ‘Neediest Kids Funds Drive’ until January 1, 2011

Safeway ‘Neediest Kids Funds Drive’ until January 1, 2011

Stop by any Washington or Baltimore area Safeway store throughout the 2010 Holiday Season and please make a donation at check out to support Neediest Kids.

Neediest Kids works with these area school systems:

Washington, D.C:

-Archdiocese of Washington

-D.C. Public and Public Charter Schools

Maryland:

-Frederick County Public Schools

-Montgomery County Public Schools

-Prince George's County Public Schools

Virginia:

-Alexandria City Public Schools

-Arlington County Public Schools

-Fairfax County Public Schools

-Loudoun County Public Schools

Neediest Kids works with the schools systems in the Greater Washington Area to ensure students have access to basic necessities to stay in school and thrive. Schools depend on Neediest Kids to provide funds to purchase what is needed most for their students to attend class and to be ready to learn:

Montgomery County's 311 Online and Telephone System Reaches Six-Month Milestone

Montgomery County's 311 Online and Telephone System Reaches Six-Month Milestone

Survey: 72 percent of Users Satisfied or Extremely Satisfied

  Six months after Montgomery County’s 311 online and telephone information system launched on June 17, calls coming into the system continue to increase.  Call volume peaked in August with almost 57,000 calls received.  The 311 web portal, which allows residents to find answers and check on the status of service requests, has consistently averaged 25,000 views per month.

Ready for the Graying of Montgomery County? Briefing on Critical Issues Affecting Seniors

Ready for the Graying of Montgomery County?  Briefing on Critical Issues Affecting Seniors

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

12 noon

Rockville Memorial Library

2nd floor Conference room

Toys for Toys at the Olney Theatre Center

Toys for Toys at the Olney Theatre Center

The Olney Theatre Center is collecting Toys for Tots in their lobby next to the box office through December 16. Drop off new toys for children of all ages on M-F from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Olney Library Gets a Face-Lift

Olney Library Gets a Face-Lift

The final renovation design for the Olney Library building will be presented at a public meeting on Monday, December 13, from 7 to 9 p.m. The meeting will be held in the large meeting room at the Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Rd.

Because the library closes at 8 p.m., attendees are asked to arrive on time as there will be no access to the meeting room after the library closes.

The meeting is hosted by Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) and the County’s Department of General Services’ (DGS) Division of Building, Design and Construction.

County staff and the library building architect, The Lukmire Partnership, will present the design and answer questions. 

To request ADA program accommodations, contact the Olney Library at 240-773-9545 at least five working days in advance of the meeting date.