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Posted on: June 7, 2016

[ARCHIVED] New Partnership That Allows PGCPS Students to Use Their Student ID Card as Their Library Card

Prince George’s County Announces a New Partnership That Allows Prince George’s County Public School Students to Use Their Student Identification Card as Their Library Card

LARGO, MARYLAND – Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, will join Dr. Kevin Maxwell, CEO Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) and Kathleen Teaze, CEO Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) to announce that through the new LINK Partnership, a Prince George's County Public School System student will never be turned away from a library in Prince George's County.

Prince George’s County Public Schools students will now be able to use their student ID information to access their Prince George’s County Memorial Library System LINK account. There will be no need for parental ID, no physical card to hold, students will need only their PGCPS student ID number. A student’s LINK account will grant them access to all of the digital services of the library, including the highest quality research support and online tutoring and downloadable music, movies, video games, comics and magazines. Students may use the computer workstations and Wi-Fi in the library buildings, or access the library remotely through the PGCMLS app. Through this program, approximately 126,000 students have been added to the library system.

WHAT:
Announcement of the Prince George's County Public School System and Prince George’s County Memorial Library System Link Account Partnership

WHEN:
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:
Largo-Kettering Branch
9601 Capital Lane
Largo, MD 20774

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