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Wheaton Library

11701 Georgia Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902
Acting Branch Manager: Linda Curvey-Brown

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The Wheaton Library is currently closed for a rebuilding project.

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Wheaton Library Closing - Frequently Asked Questions

Where will the Wheaton Library interim site be?

During the construction, an interim site will be at located at 2400 Arcola Avenue, the site of the Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad Ballroom at Wheaton Glen. The library hours will remain the same as the current branch hours: Monday – Thursday 9 am – 9 pm, Friday/Saturday 10 am – 6 pm, and Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm. The opening date for the interim location has not been announced.

Why can't I find Wheaton items in the catalog?

The Wheaton Collection became a browsing collection on February 22, 2016 in preparation for the move.

Can I still place holds with a pickup location of Wheaton?

No, you will need to choose an alternative location for picking up your holds.

What is the last day to pick up holds?

March 13th was the last day to pick up holds from the Wheaton Library. After March 13th, holds must be picked up from alternate locations chosen by customers. Customers who have not picked up their holds by March 13th and have not selected an alternate location will be contacted by staff to designate an alternate pick-up site.

Where can I pick up my interlibrary loans?

The last day interlibrary loans were be delivered to Wheaton for customer pickup was Thursday, March 3rd Any interlibrary loans that are requested now or ILLs that arrived in Montgomery County after March 3 will need to have another pickup location indicated instead of Wheaton.

What is the last day to return materials via the bookdrop?

April 6th is the last day the book drop will be available for returns at the Wheaton Library.

What libraries are nearby?

Is the Wheaton bookstore operated by FOLMC closing, too?

Yes, it closed on March 13th when the branch closes. Visit for more information.

When will construction begin?

The building will shut down completely for demolition in July 2016.

When will the new library open?

The Wheaton Library and Recreation Center will open Summer 2018.

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