Friday, March 4, 2016

Wheaton Library Closing Ceremony

Wheaton Library Closing Ceremony flyerThe current Wheaton branch will close Sunday, March 13 at 5 pm, with an official closing ceremony to follow from 5–6 pm.

During the ceremony, County Executive Leggett will officially turn out the lights and close the doors to the current Wheaton Library building.

After the closing ceremony, staff will begin the process of packing and moving materials, so that the site can be prepared for the new Wheaton Library and Recreation Center. The building itself will shut down in July for demolition. The new joint building is expected to open in Summer 2018.

Dates to know:

  • March 13: Final day to pick up holds 
  • April 6: Final day to use the book drop at the current building 

You can designate an alternate location for holds that have not been picked up or have not become available by March 13.

The Wheaton Bookstore operated by the Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, will also close March 13. Visit the FOLMC website for updates and information.

During the Wheaton closure, we encourage you to visit nearby branches, such as:


You may even spot some familiar Wheaton staff members at one of these locations or at another MCPL branch!

Thanks to everyone for their support of this exciting project. Please visit the Wheaton branch website or this page frequently for updates and important information!

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