Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC) and its 16 chapters in 21 branches advocates and raises money for…More the entire library system. This is done through book sales, literary luncheons with authors, art shows and other events.
This money goes toward funding for children's library programs such as summer reading, teen summer reading and teen read week; new technologies such as streaming video; lively cultural celebrations; and much more.
The FOLMC is a nonprofit organization with offices on the third floor of the Rockville Memorial Library in Rockville Town Square, next to the Rockville Metro Station on the redline. The organization's Rockville chapter is located in the same building, in Suite 100.
Literacy Council of Montgomery County offers tutoring programs and English as a second language classes where English…More is taught as a second language to an estimated 900 adults annually. Other classes include English for daily living and conversation. This is done with individuals meeting with groups of no larger than three students or working one-on-one. There is also computer-based language labs.
LCMC is funded by individual contributors, corporate and foundation grants. Governmental funding comes from the Montgomery County government, Maryland Department of Education, Literacy Works, the U.S. Department of Education and the United Way/Combined Federal Campaign.
ProLiteracy America, the largest volunteer adult literacy organization, ProLiteracy America is also an affiliate. The LC uses ProLiteracy materials, training, and tutoring methods.
The offices are located on the third floor of the Rockville Library at Rockville Town Square. It's within easy walking distance of the Rockville Metro Station on the redline.