Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 10:30 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, June 27, 2017, 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 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.

Build a Better World Lego Club

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 4:00 pm

Calling all Lego enthusiasts!  Come build your best Lego creation!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Bark, George

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

Monday, July 10, 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.  
NorthStar Picture

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Friday, July 14, 2017, 10:00 am

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills.  A photo ID will be required to logon and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this 1 hour proctored session.

Circuits, Switches, and Lights!

Friday, July 14, 2017, 1:00 pm

Create a light show you can carry in your pocket! Design and create a breadboard-based circuit with FutureMakers.
We Are All ...Book Cover

Adult Book Club

Thursday, July 20, 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. Next Book:  We are All Completely Beside Ourselves  by Karen Joy Fowler.  Members vote on the next book to read each month.  New members welcome!
Mad Science

Mad Science: Up, Up and Away!

Monday, July 24, 2017, 1:00 pm

This interactive program introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators and even a hovercraft help children understand the power of air. Ages 8 and up.

Makers Generation

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 7:00 pm

Come and have fun experimenting with basic robotics.  For Children ages 6-12.
In Julia's Kitchen

In Julia's Kitchen: Practical and Convivial Kitchen Design Inspired by Julia Child

Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 6:30 pm

Listen to author Pamela Heyne discuss how Julia Child's kitchen design and practices influence the modern home.