Charles County Opens Three Libraries for Computer Use by Appointment

Charles County opens three libraries for computer use by appointment By Caleb M. Soptelean csoptelean@somdnews.com April 12, 2021 Download this article in PDF format As of April 12, three of Charles County's public library branches are open for computer use by reservation in one-hour blocks. [...]

2021-04-13T18:47:16-04:00April 13th, 2021|News, News & Press Releases|

Charles County Public Library Announces Fine Free Status and Limited Reopening of Branches for Computer Use

April 12, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Erin Del Signore Marketing and Communications Manager 301.807.4539 edelsignore@ccplonline.org Download this article in PDF format (La Plata, MD – April 12, 2021) The Charles County Public Library is now fine free for all users and will be reopening [...]

2021-04-13T18:26:00-04:00April 13th, 2021|Press Releases|

Of Pandemics and Penning Novels

By MICHAEL REID mreid@somdnews.com Mar 24, 2021 Download this News Article in PDF format Public libraries offer their communities plenty and they will offer even more when the Maryland Libraries Together series returns April 1 with two major statewide virtual events that explore the COVID-19 [...]

2021-03-30T11:25:38-04:00March 30th, 2021|News & Press Releases|

Where literacy meets the road — mobile library is back

By MARTY MADDEN mmadden@somdnews.com March 4th, 2021 Download this News Article in PDF format Reading and learning are on a roll in Charles County. Since 2017, the entire jurisdiction has been served by a mobile library — some old-timers might still call it a [...]

2021-03-05T10:22:33-05:00March 5th, 2021|News|

CCPL Expands Access for Patrons During COVID-19 Closures with Live Web Chat, New Digital Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2020 Contact: Erin Del Signore Marketing Manager 301.807.4539 edelsignore@ccplonline.org Download this News Article in PDF format Charles County Public Library Expands Access For Patrons During COVID-19 Closures With Live Web Chat, New Digital Resources (La Plata, MD – April 21, [...]

2020-04-21T10:51:48-04:00April 21st, 2020|News & Press Releases|

SMRLA Increases Funding for Digital Collections as Library Facilities Remain Closed

As regional businesses and organizations remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Southern Maryland Regional Library Association (SMRLA) is helping increase access to online library materials by boosting funding for digital platforms. The funding will help support 24/7 access to e-books, audiobooks, streaming movies, [...]

2020-03-30T11:19:25-04:00March 30th, 2020|News & Press Releases|

Frederick Douglass Visits the Library

By ADDISON LIKINS alikins@somdnews.com 02/19/2020 Download this News Article in PDF format In honor of Black History Month, Nathan Richardson of Suffolk, Va., recreated Frederick Douglass as part of the Frederick Douglass Speaking Tour on Thursday evening at the Charles County Library's P.D. Brown branch [...]

2020-02-20T11:31:45-05:00February 20th, 2020|News & Press Releases|

Actors ‘Let It Shine’ for Black History Month

By ADDISON LIKINS alikins@somdnews.com Feb 13, 2020 Download this News Article in PDF format Actors from Bright Star Touring Theater put on a performance of "Let It Shine" on Monday evening at the Indian Head Village Green auditorium in honor of Black History Month. Sponsored [...]

2020-02-13T13:25:36-05:00February 13th, 2020|News & Press Releases|

Jazz duo brings rhythm to library

By LINDSAY RENNER-WOOD lrenner-wood@somdnews.com Jan 15, 2020 Download this News Article in PDF format Normally, you’re supposed to be quiet in the library. That wasn’t what happened Friday night. Library patrons were treated to a different kind of storytelling at the Potomac and La Plata [...]

2020-01-17T08:51:28-05:00January 15th, 2020|News & Press Releases|

Waldorf West celebrates reading, financial literacy with story time

By JOHNATHON CLINKSCALES jclinkscales@somdnews.com Oct 17, 2019 Download this News Article in PDF format Monday may have been recognized nationwide as Columbus Day, but for the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland the holiday was another opportunity to raise awareness and encourage every individual in every [...]

2019-10-24T09:49:37-04:00October 24th, 2019|News & Press Releases|
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