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Potomac Branch of Montgomery County Public Libraries Will Close on Sunday, May 22, for Refresh Project

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

The Potomac Library will close at 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, to undergo interior improvements under the Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) award-winning Library Refurbishment initiative. The Potomac Library, which is located at 10101 Glenolden Dr. in Potomac, will be closed for approximately eight to 10 months.

The project will include the replacement of flooring, new shelving, a new service desk, painting, new furniture and a redesigned children’s area. Work also will be performed to bring the building into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

“Physical construction for the refresh project at Potomac will begin in July; we are closing ahead of the construction start date to complete the internal reorganization of collections and shelving,” said MCPL Director Anita Vassallo. “We look forward to resuming operations at the branch in early 2023, and hope customers will access services at nearby branches and continue to use our website while the facility is undergoing the refresh process.”

For additional information regarding the closing, visit The website has details on the last date for book returns in the branch book drop and the last date for placement of holds for the Potomac Library.

For more information, contact Angelisa Hawes at 240-777-0022 or at

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Release ID: 22-242
Media Contact: Monika Hammer 240-463-2442
Categories: Library