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July 19, 2019                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Contact: Donna Scott-Martin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                                          301-699-3500, x6152

County Library to Open All Branches on Fridays

Largo, MD – Thanks to all our library supporters and the generosity of the County Executive and County Council, the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System will open all operational branches on Fridays from 10 am to 6 pm, starting July 26, 2019. Branches with the added Friday hours are Accokeek, Fairmount Heights, Glenarden, Hillcrest Heights and Upper Marlboro.

“It is our goal to create consistent hours for all library locations in order to meet the diverse needs of our community members. In an effort to expand hours and start working toward this goal, we requested and received additional funding to hire more staff for which we are grateful,” said CEO Roberta Phillips.

Celebrate Happy Friday @ your library! Where there is always something new for you.

About Prince George’s County Memorial Library System

The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS), consisting of 19 branches, offers strategies for lifelong learning. Skills development library resources include: Lynda.com, Brainfuse’s HelpNow and JobNow, ArtistWorks for Libraries and Learning Express Library. Early literacy resources are: Ready 2 Read Centers, Ready 2 Read Backpacks, ABCmouse, AWE Early Literacy Stations, Beanstack, Playaway Launchpads and PebbleGo. All these services are free with your PGCMLS library card. Also, enjoy Minecraft, 3D printing, DREAM (Digital Resources for Electronic Applications in Media) lab, chess clubs and MAC (Manga and Anime Clubs) free at your library. Engage with us on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram and YouTube. Check out our mobile apps! Learn more about what your Library has to offer at www.pgcmls.info.