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Library Matters is a podcast by Montgomery County Public Libraries exploring the world of books, libraries, technology, and learning.
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Library Matters is a podcast of Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) in Montgomery County, MD. Each episode we explore the world of books, libraries, technology, and learning. Library Matters is hosted by Julie Dina, Outreach Associate, Lauren Martino, Children's Librarian at our Silver Spring branch, and David Payne, Branch Manager of our Davis branch. 

Feb 6, 2017

Montgomery County Public Libraries

Recording Date
: Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Guest: Parker Hamilton, Director of Montgomery County Public Libraries

Books and authors mentioned during this episode -

Around the Way Girl: a Memoir by Taraji P. Henson. Henson is an American actress, singer, and author.

Eudora Welty – 20th century American known for her short stories and novels about the American South.

Henry Fielding – 18th century English novelist known his humor and biting satire.

Piers Plowman – A 14th century Middle English narrative poem by William Langland.

Other items of interest mentioned during this episode -

The comic con, MoComCon, mentioned in this episode took place at Silver Spring Library on Saturday, January 21, 2017.

Library Link - Library Link is a partnership between Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). This initiative is part of a national program to ensure every child enrolled in school receives a library card.

When Director Hamilton mentions "having worked on the 2nd floor," she is referring to the County Executive's offices, where she served as an Assistant Chief Administrative Officer. 

Read the full transcript. 

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