An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination. These programs also encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. It is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Join intermediate Spanish speakers every first and third Tuesday of the month for an hour of conversation in Spanish. Each meeting will focus on a particular topic/area of interest.
Únete hispanohablantes intermedios cada primer y tercer martes de cada mes para una hora de conversación en español . Cada sesión se centrará en un tema en particular.
Join our Adult Book Club every third Thursday of the month. We have a lively group discussion for an hour and read mostly literary fiction titles.
Members vote on the next book to read each month - please call the branch for title information at 202-576-7252.
Please note: the class on Saturday, November 19, 2016 has been cancelled.
Join Takoma Park Library for this series of adults-only craft events. All materials and instructions will be provided - just bring your creativity!
This series is co-sponsored by The Creative Class.
Which is better, the book or the movie? Throw in your two cents at the Book to Film Club.
Contact us at 202-576-7252 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discover the most recent title.
Popcorn will be provided.
It’s Takoma Reads, the podcast where the once and current staff of the Takoma Park Library get together and chat about books.
For this episode, we read We the Animals by Justin Torres.
SPOILER ALERT: We talk about the whole book, so if you would prefer to read the story without knowing how it ends, you may want to listen to this after you read it.
Monday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m. Join us as we kick-off Summer Reading 2016 at Takoma Park (DC) Library with a musical performance featuring guest artist, Sean Gaskell, playing traditional songs on the Kora, a 21-string harp used in West Africa. All Ages.
Check out our webpage for exciting programs all summer long, http://dclibrary.org/takoma.
Tuesday, April 12, 6:30 p.m. Learn tips and tricks to help you become more aware of how your environment influences what and how much you eat. This workshop is not about what to eat - it's about how to eat. Workshop presented by Roxana Ehsani, Giant Food nutritionist.For more information, call the Takoma Park Neighborhood Library, 202-576-7764.
Please join us for a book talk and signing with Tracy Chiles McGhee. McGhee willdiscuss her latest novel, Melting the Blues, set in 1957 Arkansas. The story follows an aspiring musician caught between a yearning to leave his small town and deep connections to the community, an ambivalence that leads him to truly understand the blues. This program is presented as part of th
Join us as local author Tony Hynes discusses his first book, The Son with Two Moms, a memoir of growing up in a remarkable family. Hynes was raised by same-sex moms of a different race than his own. Today, that is not such a big thing, but 20 years ago, it was a very different story.
Read-Aloud Story Time. Saturdays at 10 a.m. For ages 2-5 with caregivers. Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes and finger plays in front of the fireplace. We hope to see you there! Program presented in partnership with the Junior League of Washington. For more information, call the Takoma Park Neighborhood Library, 202-576-7252.
Come and join the celebration of Women's History Month by attending an invigorating lecture by the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA). A representative from NMWA will be visiting a few DCPL branches to discuss local women artists. No registration is required. Just show up, and bring your friends while you're at it.Takoma Park Neighborhood Library
Tuesday, March 29 at 7 p.m., Meeting Room downstairs
Lamond-Riggs Neighborhood Library
Thursday, February 25, 2016. 7:00 p.m. In celebration of African American History Month, noted historian and author, C.R. Gibbs presents an African American history and culture lecture, "The Underground Railroad in Washington, D.C." Don't miss this thought-provoking and engaging discussion!
The Takoma Park Library is located 3 blocks from the Takoma Metro Station. For more information, call 202-576-7764.