Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:30 am

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-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, July 24, 2018, 11:15 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 2-5 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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Tech Tuesday at Takoma Park

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 2:00 pm

Are you baffled by the basics of personal computing? Do you need help with your smartphone or e-reader? Schedule an appointment for Takoma Park's Technology Clinic for one-on-one assistance, every Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. Call (202-576-7252) or send an email to reserve a place.  *For targeted or in depth classes, please visit the library's Computer Classes page.

Yoga for Everyone

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 7:00 pm

Neighborhood yoga instructor Tracy Buro will lead a relaxing one-hour yoga session for adults. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat. First-time attendees will be asked to sign a participation waiver. This is a free class for everyone.  
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Thursday, July 26, 2018, 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.
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Mad Science: Spectacular Science

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 10:30 am

Explore the scientific process, see spectacular indoor fireworks and discover the scientific secrets behind magic. For children ages 5 and up.
Board games

Labyrinth Board Games

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 2:00 pm

Enjoy non-electronic, specialty games, puzzles and mazes for teens.  There are lots of hands-on activities and games that can be played during this time.  Labyrinth board games offer something for everyone. Talk to our knowledgeable staff about the Library's Summer Challenge, and most importantly have fun.
Secret Party Games

Let's Party

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 2:00 pm

Uncover the identity of the werewolf in One Night Werewolf. Prove your team has what it takes to survive the world of espionage in Spyfall and Codenames, and go wild with the speedy word game Anomia. For ages 13-19.
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Room: A Novel by Emma Donoghue

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 6:30 pm

The selection for August is Room: A Novel by Emily Donoghue.
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P.A.L. (People Animals Love) Dog Visit

Monday, August 13, 2018, 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.  

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