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Vacancy Announcement Board of Library Trustees

 

A group of hands coming together The Prince Georges County Memorial Library System's Board of Library Trustees 

Vacancy Announcement

Seeking applications from County Residents to Fill a Vacancy on the Board of Library Trustees.  Applications will be accepted until March 31st. 
 

Women's History Month Hoopla Film Event: Girl Rising

Girl Rising DVD coverGlenarden Branch
Saturday, March 7, 2 pm
(Rated PG-13, 101 minutes)

This movie examines the lives of nine girls from developing countries who begin to change their lives through education, despite the hardships they endure in their native lands including arranged marriages and child slavery. Each girl is paired with a renowned writer from her native country to tell their story. Film includes narration by Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Salma Hayek, Alicia Keys and Meryl Streep among others.
 

Folklife and Faraway Places Film Series: Silkwood

Silkwood DVD coverNew Carrollton Branch
Thursday, March 5, 1 pm (*R, 128 minutes)

Directed by Mike Nichols, Silkwood was inspired by the life of labor activist Karen Silkwood (Meryl Streep). When her fellow employees at the Kerr-McGee plutonium plant are exposed to radiation, Silkwood begins to investigate the company. On the night that she died in a suspicious car accident in 1974, Silkwood was on her way to meet with a New York Times reporter to share evidence she had uncovered. An *R Rating indicates that viewers under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Sponsored by the Friends of the New Carrollton Library.
 

Prince George's County Zinio for Libraries Overview

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Zinio, the world’s largest digital newsstand, is now available for free with your library card! Page through popular magazines on your computer or mobile device. Download the free Zinio app for optimized viewing on mobile devices. List of magazine titles available.