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For Immediate Release: 3/12/2013

Montgomery County Public Libraries Among Top 100 Libraries to Follow on Twitter

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) has been named to the list of “Top 100 Libraries to Follow on Twitter,” along with other notable libraries and library systems in the U.S. and abroad.

MCPL is ranked in 48th place on the list that is topped by The Library of Congress and the New York Public Library. The highest ranked Maryland library system is the Enoch Pratt Free Library System in Baltimore City in fourth place. The other Maryland libraries on the list are the NIH Library in Bethesda (13th) and the Cecil County Public Library system (66th).

The listing was compiled by Matt Anderson, an academic librarian, library lover and currently a product manager at a major library software company.

Anderson explained that the list reflects “…active libraries that provide great content on Twitter. They are quick to respond to people’s comments and questions, and their presence is felt around the Twitter library world. If you are trying to learn about what leading libraries are doing, check out the 100 Twitter handles.”

See the list of 100 Libraries to Follow on Twitter.

Follow MCPL on Twitter.

 

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Release ID: 13-069
Media Contact: Bonnie Ayers 240-777-6507

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