Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

Cover image for the DVD "Let Freedom Sing"

Black History Month Film: Let Freedom Sing, How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement

Saturday, February 16, 2019, 2:30 pm

One of the most powerful movements in American history is told through the singers and songwriters who fought for change with their music. Highlights include the influence of WDIA radio in Memphis and the influence of Harry Belafonte, Phil Ochs and other performers. The film is 102 minutes in duration.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 10:30 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
We all went on safari

Black History Month Story Time

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 11:15 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years as we celebrate Black History month and the continent of Africa. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 11:15 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-to-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
beading bracelets

Teen Beading Program

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 4:00 pm

Come learn the art of beading bracelets. For ages 12 - 19.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Thursday, February 14, 2019, 2:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. This 20-to-30-minute story time introduces books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program.
Book cover image of Eleanor and Hick; The Love Affair that Shaped a First Lady

February Selection: Eleanor and Hick, The Love Affair that Shaped a First Lady

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 7:00 pm

“A warm, intimate account of the love between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hickok--a relationship that, over more than three decades, transformed both women's lives and empowered them to play significant roles in one of the most tumultuous periods in American history." 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.  
Poster for the Movie "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo."

February Selection: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Monday, February 25, 2019, 6:30 pm

The disappearance 40 years ago of Harriet Vanger, of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden, gnaws at her uncle, Henrik Vanger. He hires crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist, to get to the bottom of Harriet's disappearance. Visit the Takoma Park Neighborhood Library and ask for a copy of the book at the desk and read it. After reading, attend a viewing of the film on the appointed day/date and discuss both!  
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:30 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 11:15 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-to-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.

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