In Honor of National Library Card Sign-Up Month 2017, the City of Greenbelt Presents Proclamation to County Library


Greenbelt, MD—The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) is the proud recipient of a Proclamation presented by the Honorable Emmett V. Jordan, Mayor of the City of Greenbelt, Maryland on behalf of the City Council. Michael Gannon, Interim Chief Executive Officer, accepted the Proclamation on behalf of the County Library System that was issued on September 25, 2017, in celebration of National Library Card Sign-up Month.

As the Proclamation states, “… a library card is an essential resource for all City residents … and plays an important role in the education and development of children …” Also, the Greenbelt Branch Library’s Tugwell Room includes a special collection “of rare and unique plans, documents, artifacts and photos related to Greenbelt and planned communities,” continues the City of Greenbelt Proclamation.

PGCMLS provides and ever expanding broad range of services. The Library offers Ready 2 Read events and resources to enhance school preparedness, homework help with Brainfuse’s HelpNow, technology advancement and career development with and other online learning options, computer access, Playaway Launchpads, Educational SmartSpots (free WiFi), passport services and more.

Sign up for your library card today! Students, activate your LINK account (virtual library card) using your student identification number to access great library resources for this academic year. The Library wishes to thank the City of Greenbelt for the Proclamation issued in honor of Library Card Sign-up Month 2017.

About Prince George’s County Memorial Library System

The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS), consisting of 19 branches, offers strategies for lifelong learning. Skills development library resources include: Rosetta Stone Library Solution,, Brainfuse’s HelpNow and JobNow, ArtistWorks for Libraries and Learning Express Library. Early literacy resources are: Ready 2 Read Centers, Ready 2 Read Backpacks, ABCmouse, AWE Early Literacy Stations, Beanstack, Playaway Launchpads and PebbleGo. All these services are free with your PGCMLS library card. Also, enjoy Minecraft, 3D printing, DREAM (Digital Resources for Electronic Applications in Media) lab, chess clubs and MAC (Manga and Anime Clubs) free at your library. Engage with us on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube. Check out our mobile apps! Learn more about what your Library has to offer at


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