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January 17, 2023


Nicholas A. Brown

(301) 699-3500 x6241

Library Celebrates Career Success Month 2023

Largo, Maryland – The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) is proud to partner with Maryland’s public libraries to co-present the inaugural Career Success Month, January 17 - February 17, 2023. Career Success Month is an initiative of Maryland Libraries Together and provides library customers throughout Maryland with guidance from experts on a wide spectrum of business to job advancement topics and helps them navigate everyday life while pursuing their career goals. Prince Georgians can access career success programs presented by PGCMLS at local branch libraries and online through PGCMLS and partner libraries. For a complete list of statewide Career Success Month 2023 events, please click here.

Featured Keynote Event:
Kathryn Finney on “Build the Damn Thing”
Thursday, January 19, 6:30 pm - Virtual, registration required.

Kathryn Finney is a serial entrepreneur and investor. She is the Founder and Managing General Partner of Genius Guild, a Chicago-based venture fund that invests in scalable businesses led by Black founders using innovation to build and promote healthy communities. Her new book, "Build The Damn Thing: How to Start a Successful Business if You're Not a Rich White Guy," launched in June 2022 and made the Wall Street Journal bestsellers list in its first week of release. The book is available for borrowing from PGCMLS: eBook | eAudiobook | print.

Featured PGCMLS Events:

PGCMLS offers a wide variety of programs, workforce and community development services, and online resources for career exploration and development, like LinkedIn Learning. Learn more at The Library also offers Career Online High School, an accredited high school diploma program (an alternative to the GED) for adults 21 and older to obtain a diploma and career certificate online. A limited number of full scholarships are available to eligible PGCMLS customers. Interested adults can take an assessment to determine eligibility at

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About the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System

The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) helps customers discover and define opportunities that shape their lives. The Library serves the 967,000+ residents of Prince George’s County, Maryland through 19 branch libraries, a 24/7 online library, and pop-up services throughout the community. PGCMLS is a responsive and trusted community-driven organization. Programs, services, and outreach activities serve book lovers, immigrants and refugees, job seekers, children, young professionals, seniors, and families alike. PGCMLS is the recipient of the 2021 Urban Libraries Council Top Innovator Award for Workforce and Economic Development. Learn more at