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.
A transcript of this episode is forthcoming.