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Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) acknowledges the difficulty of engaging seniors during this time due to lack of digital access and literacy. In June 2020, PGCMLS piloted a phone program in June for Juneteenth, where customers could dial-in to hear a lecture on the history of the holiday. In an effort to expound on low tech programs, PGCMLS also features The Golden 30 series, a 30 minute program with topics geared towards seniors that is available by phone and online. Ask a Librarian telephone reference is available for customers with direct questions and concerns. Books By Mail, a free service for any Prince George’s County resident who can no longer access the library due to physical disabilities or vision impairment was resumed in Phase 1 of the reopening plan. In addition to PGCMLS' virtual programming, we share information on third-party programming. In cooperation with the PGCMLS Foundation, we facilitated Ready, Set, Bank for older adults that discuss safe online banking. PGCMLS also maintains its partnership with the Prince George’s Senior Provider Network (PGSPN) by sharing programs and resources.
Together with over 450 local partners, the CAFB acts as a clearinghouse for the distribution of donated food in the Washington metropolitan area. Food is provided by over 60 local food pantries to eligible individuals and families free of charge. Please dial 311 for more information.
A non-profit service organization whose mission is to improve and enrich the quality of life for Prince George’s County seniors and their caregivers. Members include businesses, non-profits, and government representatives dedicated to serving Prince George’s County seniors through collaboration, education and service to the community.
UCAP provides a wide variety of services and programs to help the residents of Prince Georges County, Md. Programs range from Weatherization and Energy Assistance to an Emergency Food Pantry and Housing Assistance.
County Food Equity Council have compiled resources to help local families who are impacted by the school and government closures related to COVID-19. Please stay well and feel free to reach out to us if you need help finding food resources for yourself, your family, or your community.
The mission of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled (LBPD) is to provide comprehensive library services to the eligible blind and physically handicapped residents of the State of Maryland. Our vision is to provide innovative and quality services to meet the needs and expectations of our patrons.
Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) offers six friendly and inviting senior activity centers especially for people aged 60 & better.
Are you interested in learning about computers and how to use them? Are you curious about what a computer can bring into your life? Computers entered our worlds a few decades ago and you may have learned some basics back then and didn’t keep up with the technology.
Books are available for nursing homes, senior centers, and adult day-care centers in Prince George’s County to keep for free. Book formats to be included are Large Print, Recorded Books on CD, Fiction, and Nonfiction items. Books will be available for replenishment on a Biennial (two-year) basis. Applicants will be notified of acceptance or denial within a month of applying.
Service hours / horas de servicio - Monday 10 am-6 pm, Tuesday-Wednesday 12-8 pm, Thursday-Friday 10 am-6 pm, Saturday 10 am-5 pm, and Sunday 1pm-5pm / lunes 10 am-6 pm, martes-miércoles 12-8 pm, jueves-viernes 10 am-6 pm, sábado 10 am-5 pm, y domingo 1pm-5pm.
Your questions and concerns are important to us, and can also be submitted using the Ask a Librarian email reference service at pgcmls.info/my-pgcmls-librarian. You will receive a response to your emailed question within two business days.