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Bullying event highlights shared responsibility, overcoming adversity

By JOHNATHON CLINKSCALES jclinkscales@somdnews.com Oct 5, 2018 Download this article in PDF format Beyond the Classroom Inc., in partnership with the Charles County Public Library system, hosted a forum on Saturday at Waldorf West Library to discuss bullying prevention, child safety tips and school security [...]

2018-10-09T14:22:42+00:00October 5th, 2018|News|

Net neutrality is important for library services

LETTER TO THE EDITOR by Board of Trustees, Charles County Public Library Sep 21, 2018 Download this article in PDF format Charles County Public Library would like to urge residents of the community to reach out to their congressional representative about net neutrality being absolutely [...]

2018-10-09T14:50:58+00:00September 21st, 2018|News|

Libraries Seek Input on new Maryland Deaf Culture Digital Library Website

Original Post For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Montgomery County Public Libraries and Maryland State Library seek feedback from the Deaf community on what information should be included in its new Maryland Deaf Culture Digital Library (Maryland DCDL) website. The 18-question survey can be [...]

2018-08-29T15:46:30+00:00August 28th, 2018|Press Releases|

Infinity stone found in Charles County

Mind stone hidden at Potomac Branch library By PAUL LAGASSE plagasse@somdnews.com August 20, 2018 Download this article in PDF format Charles County may become the next battleground in the ongoing war between the nefarious villain Thanos and the remaining Marvel superheroes, if a startling discovery [...]

2018-09-14T13:10:40+00:00August 20th, 2018|News & Press Releases|

Charles County Public Library Celebrates Pride Month

By CHARLIE WRIGHT cwright@somdnews.com June 22, 2018 Download this article in PDF format The Charles County Public Library is recognizing contributions made by members of the LGBTQ community during Pride Month with a display at P.D. Brown Library and a celebration this Saturday. The library’s [...]

2018-09-14T13:10:02+00:00June 22nd, 2018|News & Press Releases|

Parents and Teens: United Against the Opiate Crisis Workshop Postponed

CHARLES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 4545 Crain Highway, Post Office Box 1050 White Plains, MD 20695-1050 Tel: 301-609-6900 Fax: 301-934-0848 MD TTY: 1-800-735-2258 Download this article in PDF format Dianna E. Abney, MD Health Officer James Bridgers, Jr. PhD Deputy Health Officer For Immediate Release [...]

2018-09-14T13:11:22+00:00June 6th, 2018|Press Releases|

Local Book Club Reviews Social Issues through Literature

By CHARLIE WRIGHT cwright@somdnews.com April 27, 2018 Download this article in PDF format The eloquent musings of Paul Lawrence Dunbar and Maya Angelou echoed through P.D. Brown Memorial Branch library on Tuesday as the Writers of Color Book Club gathered to celebrate National Poetry Month. [...]

2018-09-14T13:12:02+00:00May 3rd, 2018|News|

Library Director Urges Larger Facility for La Plata

By PAUL LAGASSE plagasse@somdnews.com March 30, 2018 Download this article in PDF format The Charles County Board of Commissioners assured county public library executive director Janet Salazar on Tuesday that the new La Plata Library will be larger than the existing facility following a study [...]

2018-09-14T13:14:15+00:00April 4th, 2018|News|

Alzheimer’s group educates on warning signs at Waldorf West

By CHARLIE WRIGHT cwright@somdnews.com March 16, 2018 Download this article in PDF format Representatives from the Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter visited Waldorf West library on Tuesday to deliver their Know the 10 Signs presentation, a program designed to educate families and assist in [...]

2018-09-14T13:14:58+00:00March 16th, 2018|News|
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