february, 2022

05feb(feb 5)11:00 am(feb 5)11:00 amLibrary Lovers Month Kickoff EventLocation(s):FOLMC


Event Details

Register for Library Lovers Month 2022 Kickoff and enjoy an ocean-themed STEM program for elementary school aged youth presented by Maynard Okereke, the Hip Hop M.D.

Celebrate Library Lovers Month with the FOLMC and the Montgomery County Library Board as they present a family-friendly kickoff event.

Registration for Library Lovers Month 2022 Kickoff is required. Register and enjoy an ocean-themed virtual STEM program for elementary school aged youth presented by Maynard Okereke, the Hip Hop M.D. Participants will receive the Zoom link via email upon registration.

To fully participate in the hands-on part of the program, you will need the following common household supplies gathered and prepared in advance:

  • Plastic cylinder or large container
  • Two plastic cups
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Food coloring – red and blue
  • Pipette or straw

Participants are invited to pick up an activity kit containing most of these items before this program at one of the following libraries: Aspen Hill, Connie Morella, Gaithersburg, Kensington, and Wheaton. Activity kits are limited and will be made available beginning 1/29/22; please call ahead to confirm availability.

Library Lovers Month Kickoff 2022 is sponsored by Friends of the Library, Montgomery County in partnership with the Montgomery County Library Board.

By joining this Virtual MCPL program, you agree to abide by their rules of conduct. Library staff has the authority to remove you from this program if they deem your behavior to be inappropriate, to ensure the safety of staff and customers.

Learn about MCPL’s Zoom Security Settings

Accommodation Requests

Please place your request for English-language captioning or sign language interpretation at least five days before the library-sponsored program you plan to attend. Contact the Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at 240-777-0002 with all other accommodation requests.


(Saturday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm



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