The Takoma Park DC Library is hosting our second annual Edible Books Contest this Saturday, June 15 for the Read In. Come join us at 1 p.m. and bring a creation based on your favorite book! For example, you can recreate a book cover with cake and frosting, make a dish featured in a book, or do a play on words (think Green Eggs and Ham.) We will be inviting everyone in the library to sample the entries and judge them on creativity, appearance, and taste. Gift cards will be awarded to the winners. C
The season of warm weather and a little extra leisure time is upon us! Summer is the perfect time to catch up on your reading list or dive into an adventurous story. Starting this Saturday, June 1, library lovers of all ages can sign up for summer reading at the library.
Is your child learning to read? Through the DC Public Library, you can access multiple databases filled with video story books and ebooks that the children in your life will love to explore. If you know a child who's struggling with reading or one who is a visual learner, they will all find something to enjoy watching and reading along with in our Book Flix database.
May is National Bike Month, and there are many ways to participate in the District and surrounding area! Many D.C. residents commute to work by bike, frequenting the city's ever growing number of bike lanes and the Metropolitan Branch Trail, which runs from Silver Spring directly to Union Station.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be your own boss? Join us on Thursday, May 16 at 1 p.m. to hear an experienced guest speaker discuss how to start a business in D.C. Lean about the registration process, where you can find government resources, and more. We also have a large selection of business books, most of which have been recently updated. Check out just a few of our great resources below, and you can be on your way to starting your own business!
Come celebrate El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros with a children's play: "I Call Her Little Red Riding Hood = Yo La Llamo Rusita Rojas." Takoma Park Library will be hosting the play Monday, April 29 at 10 a.m.Recommended for children pre-K through 2nd grade and their caregivers.
April is National Poetry Month, and therefore a great opportunity to put pen to paper and let your creativity flow! Join the NaPoWriMo movement and write a poem each day--it's not too late to get started. Try searching the Web for writing prompts and inspiration, or let the library support you.