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Holds to Go Services Ending at Six Montgomery County Public Libraries on Saturday, May 22

For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 20, 2021

The last day for appointment-based Holds to Go services at the six library branches reopening on Tuesday, June 1 will be this Saturday, May 22. The six branches reopening include Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Olney, Marilyn J. Praisner, and Connie Morella.  


If there are no available appointments at any of these libraries before Saturday, May 22, please call the branch to make alternative arrangements. Beginning Monday, May 24, customers with available holds at Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Marilyn J. Praisner, and Connie Morella libraries should call the branch upon arrival to request that their items be checked out and placed in the branch vestibule or on an outside table.


Silver Spring Library will not be providing Holds to Go service by appointment or phone request after Saturday, May 22. Customers have the choice of transferring their available holds to another branch still offering Holds to Go service or waiting until Silver Spring reopens on June 1. 


Montgomery County Public Libraries will continue to provide the appointment-based Holds to Go service at all remaining branches closed to customers, except for Noyes and Germantown, until further notice.  

Release ID: 21-372
Media Contact: Monika Hammer, 240-463-2442
Categories: Library