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October 21, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Donna Scott-Martin

301-699-3500, x6152

The Library and Prince George’s County to Host
Seniors Resource Fair and Bilingual Community Festival

Largo, MD – The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) and the County will hold a Seniors Resource Fair on Monday, November 4, 11 am-2 pm. Then, on Saturday, November 9, 1-4 pm, in partnership with Dannielle M. Glaros, County Council Member District 3. PGCMLS will celebrate its first Bilingual Community Festival. Both events will be held at the New Carrollton Branch Library.


On Monday, join us for an informational event providing resources of interest to seniors and their families. The Seniors Resource Fair community participants include:

  • Prince George’s County:
    • Office of Homeland Security / Office of Emergency Management
    • Department of Social Services
    • Department of Public Works and Transportation
    • State Attorney’s Office
    • Aging & Disabilities Services Division
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Maryland State Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped
  • City of New Carrollton – Horticulturist / Parks Supervisor

Then on Saturday, the Bilingual Community Festival offers an enjoyable afternoon of family fun, library events and free community resources.


Activities include:

  • Dance performance by Joe’s Movement Emporium - Dance Floor Instigator Group
  • Crafts by G.E.M.S.
  • Library tours
  • Storytime
  • Blood pressure checks by the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (Washington, DC)
  • Flu shots by Walgreens while supplies last
  • Face painting provided by Parks and Recreation
  • Representatives from various community organizations and county resources
  • Refreshments

Both events are free and offer an opportunity to learn more about resources and services available in your community.


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 Brainfuse’s HelpNow and JobNow, MANGO Languages, 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 3D printing, Minecraft, DREAM (Digital Resources for Electronic Applications in Media) lab, chess clubs and TAG (Teen Action Group), 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.