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CCPL Staff Picks: Master the Art of the Perfect Sandwich to Celebrate National Sandwich Month!

*CCPL Staff picks are chosen by CCPL staff members and are not intended to be comprehensive lists. We'd love to hear your ideas too, so write to us and tell us what you’d recommend!* Sandwiches make quick, easy, and [...]

2020-08-02T12:08:00-04:00August 4th, 2020|News & Press Releases|

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|

Residents Discuss How to Reduce Toxic Talk

By Paul Lagasse plagasse@somdnews.com 09/25/2019 Download this News Article in PDF format It’s a problem that few people feel comfortable talking about these days: in a time of political turmoil, how can civil discourse be maintained among family, friends and people we don’t know? Last [...]

2019-09-25T10:40:22-04:00September 25th, 2019|News & Press Releases|
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