Seasoned Spellers

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11 a.m.

Davis Library (6400 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20817)

Adults, age 55 years and over, are invited to participate in FOLMC’s 8th Annual Senior Spelling Bee. Pre-registration and $25 non-refundable competitor fee required to participate. Free and open to the public to watch. Contestants are encouraged to invite friends and family to cheer them on. Registration deadline: Friday, October 6

Questions? Call 240-777-0020 or email For mobility or auditory concerns, please contact us at least two weeks prior to event.

Click here to print the flyer.

2016 Bee Update:


Congratulations to our 2016 Bee winner Janet Millenson (pictured here with runner-up Mitch Gerber). Thank you to all of our Seasoned Spellers participants and audience members for a fantastic 7th annual senior spelling bee. The bee was held at the Damascus Library in partnership with Montgomery County Public Libraries.


Thank you to our wonderful judges and volunteers. Pictured below from left to right: Judges: Dave Kennedy, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Captain; Ken Lewis, Little Falls Branch Manager; Rochelle Follender, retired MCPL librarian; and Bee Enunciator, Larry Matthews, FOLMC Board Secretary and author.