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Takoma Park/Silver Spring Library Renovations

Montgomery College’s Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus library is preparing to undergo a major renovation to modernize the library. Learn more about the upcoming improvements on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Library Renovation blognew window. Explore below to learn how the library will continue to support the TP/SS Campus community during construction. 

Timeline

Timeline of TP/SS library renovations. December 18, 2022: library in RC building closes. January 23, 2023: temporary library space in P1 building opens. Spring 2024: Renovations complete. Library in RC building re-opens.

Timeline

  • December 18, 2022: Library in RC building closes
  • January 23, 2023: Temporary library space in P1 building opens
  • Spring 2024: Renovations complete. Library in RC building re-opens

Temporary Space

The library will be relocated to the first floor of the P1 building during renovations. The space will include a reading room and a classroom with computers. 

Services and Resources

The following library resources and services will be available in the P1 library during the renovations:

  • Textbooks and course reserves
  • Laptops and tablets
  • Newspapers
  • Group study rooms
  • Scanners and print stations
  • Assistive technology and equipment
  • Computers for public use
  • Research assistance
  • Library instruction 

Additional Support

Additional library support options during renovations include:

  • Intercampus loan: library items from another campus can be requested and sent to the P1 library. Items may take up to four business days to arrive. The TP/SS library’s collections, except textbooks and course reserves, will be unavailable during renovations.
  • RaptorSearchnew window: provides 24/7/365 access to almost all of the library e-resources, including articles, e-books, and streaming videos for all current students and employees. 
  • Online research support: via text, 24/7/365 chat, and online appointment.