September 10, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Donna Scott-Martin
Largo, MD – Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15-October 15. Come celebrate the history, heritage, culture and contributions of the Latinx community with your library! Sign up for a Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) signature library card. Access Gale’s Biography in Context to research famous Latinxs, Mango to learn a language, RBdigitals’s Pongalo to stream Spanish-language telenovelas and translated movies. All for free with your library card! Visit any of our neighborhood branches to enjoy Hispanic Heritage Month events. Go to www.pgcmls.info for details. Autobiographies, books, e-books, DVDs and CDs too, await you @ your library!
Library events and services of interest to the Latinx community include: Kids Achieve Clubs (KAC), English Conversation Clubs, Spanish Conversation Clubs, Leamos @ Your Library, English Learners Community Series, Beginner English Classes, ESOL Teens, Books from Birth, Ready 2 Read storytimes in English and Spanish, Passport Services, Computer literacy instruction in Spanish and more. KAC provides homework help to students in Grades K-6. Leamos @ Your Library helps with literacy in the Spanish language, which facilitates learning English. Conversation clubs provide a relax atmosphere to practice speaking in a given language. Love learning @ your library!
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, ArtistWorks for Libraries and LearningExpress 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, Teen Action Group (TAG) and Teen Advisory Board (TAB) 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.