Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

Pajama Story Time

Monday, October 24, 2016, 7:00 pm

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.

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 10:00 am

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. 

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 10:45 am

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.
Book to film club

Book to Film Club

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:30 pm

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 peter.sullivan@dc.gov to discover the most recent title. Popcorn will be provided.
Happy Halloween

Halloween Celebration

Monday, October 31, 2016, 4:00 pm

Come get a head start on your Halloween activities.  Takoma Park will have a Alexandra Doroshenko, DC Face Painter, to help give children's costume a special touch.  Create your own Halloween cards.  For older children the Batman Halloween movie Monster Mayhem will be shown in the meeting room.

Spanish Conversation Hour

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 7:00 pm

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. 
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NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 7:00 pm

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30.  
Book club

Adult Book Club

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 7:00 pm

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.
Arts and crafts material

Adult Craft-ernoons With The Creative Class

Saturday, November 19, 2016, 2:00 pm

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. For more information, call 202-576-7252 or email Danielle Brogdon.