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For Immediate Release: 1/22/2014
Update for Montgomery County Services, Facilities and Schedules

County Government

Montgomery County Government will be open on Wednesday, January 22 with “liberal leave” for non-essential County employees.  All essential County employees are expected to report to duty as scheduled. Non-essential employees may use unscheduled annual leave, paid time off, leave without pay or compensatory time without prior supervisory approval. Employees who choose not to report for work must notify their supervisors.


Ride On

Ride On buses will follow a weekday schedule, but passengers are cautioned to expect major delays and detours due to icy and hazardous driving conditions. For updates on schedules and routes, visit  


Community Use of Facilities

All community use activities in schools are cancelled today. Childcare in schools will be provided, but will begin three hours late.



Call library branch before visiting or check for most recent updates on library operating hours.

The following libraries are scheduled to open at 11 a.m.:

Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Quince Orchard, Rockville, Wheaton, Davis, Kensington Park, Little Falls, Long Branch, Marilyn Praisner, Potomac and Twinbrook.  

The following libraries are scheduled to open at 1 p.m.:

Aspen Hill, Chevy Chase, Damascus, Silver Spring and White Oak.

The Poolesville Library is scheduled to open at 2 p.m. 



All regularly scheduled Recreation programs and activities are cancelled. Senior Centers are closed.  Community Recreation Centers and Aquatic facilities will open at 11 a.m. However, patrons are advised to call facility before visiting. Check for updates.


Snow Removal and other Weather-Related Information

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Release ID: 14-030
Media Contact: Esther Bowring 240-777-6507

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