Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed on the following dates: Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Jan. 20 for Inauguration Day


Monday, January 23, 2017, 7:30 pm

De-stress and come back to your natural state of balance with this restorative yoga practice led by Tara Bishop, Chopra Center Yoga Certified Teacher. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat, if you have one. First-time attendees will be asked to sign a participation waiver. This is a no-cost class for everyone!
Book to film club

Book to Film Club

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 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.

Spanish Conversation Hour

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 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. 
Paint Supplies

Books to Brushes: Strengthening Literacy Through Art

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 10:00 am

Release your inner artist this Black History Month! "Books to Brushes" couples participatory reading activities with instructor-led painting sessions. In honor of Black History Month, children will read and discuss a black history related book and paint a picture inspired by it. The session will be led by founder and teaching artist, Anike Robinson. Ms. Robinson is a Washington, D.C. based interdisciplinary artist with a master's degree in secondary education. She uses art as a means to support literacy in the classroom for grades K-12.
Karin Tanabe

Karin Tanabe: The Gilded Years

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 7:00 pm

Come into the library and listen to Karin Tanabe discuss her most recent novel, The Gilded Years
Bark, George

P.A.L. (People Animals Love) Dog Visit

Monday, February 13, 2017, 7:00 pm

Bring your favorite story to read to a dog!  Children ages 4-12 are invited to read aloud to a P.A.L. dog.  Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult.  
Book club

Adult Book Club

Thursday, February 16, 2017, 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.