Thursday, May 23, 2013

Summer Library Hours - 2013

Check out our hours for the Summer of 2013 - Monday May 27, 2013 - Friday August 16, 2013

Library Hours for Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring Resource Center:

  • Monday - Thursday - 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Hours for the Cafritz Art Library:

  • Monday - Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


  • Monday May 27, 2013 - College Closed (Memorial Day)
  • Thursday July 4, 2013 - College Closed (Independence Day)

Friday, May 17, 2013

The MC Libraries will be CLOSED next Tuesday, May 21, 2013

FYI: The MC Libraries will be CLOSED next Tuesday, May 21, 2013 for the College Closing Ceremony and Professional Discipline Meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Our normal operating hours will resume on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Please visit - if you need further information about contacting the library or our normal hours.

One Maryland, One Book Author, Peggielene Bartles, at the Gaithersburg Book Festival

Saturday, May 18th, 2013 - Peggielene Bartels, author of “King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village,” was born in Ghana in 1953 and moved to Washington, D.C., in her early twenties to work at Ghana’s embassy. She became an American in 1997. In 2008, she was chosen to be king of Otuam, a Ghanaian village of 7,000 people on the west coast of Africa. More information at:

Thursday, May 02, 2013

We're Looking for You! If you are a Library Technical Services Manager

Job Summary:  

     The Library Technical Services Manager oversees and coordinates the operations and activities of the Libraries centralized Technical Services Department, supporting all aspects and methods of technical services activities for a 3 campus/4 libraries library system.  As part of the Library Leadership Group, the Library Technical Services Manager works with and fosters collaborative and collegial work relationships with the Campus Library Managers and develops long term goals and objectives, and strategic directions for the Montgomery College Libraries.  

     The Library Technical Services Manager develops goals and objectives for the Technical Services Department, and implements new and provides oversight to existing systems and technologies.  The Library Technical Services Manager's responsibilities are college wide, system related and technical/procedural in nature, and the work involves leading and directing teams of employees in accomplishing the Libraries goals and objectives.  The Library Technical Services Manager assists in the development of the annual Libraries budget, oversees expenditures within assigned accounts, and assists in development of plans to effectively utilize Libraries resources.  The Library Technical Services Manager oversees the technical aspects of the Montgomery College Libraries electronic resources program, the Libraries cataloging program, and the library collections acquisitions program.  The Library Technical Services Manager directly supervises the Electronic Resources and Web Technologies Librarian and Library Technical Services Assistant Supervisor, indirectly supervises a staff of three Library Technical Services Assistants, and has oversight for onsite contracted services (currently includes cataloging and interlibrary loan services).

More information and preferred qualifications:
Library Technical Services Mgr #S03812: Click the link provided to see the complete job description.

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