Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

Takoma Park Library will close for a 4-month refresh. The last day of service will be Saturday, June 22. Learn more at dclibrary.org/takomaparkrefresh.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, June 18, 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, June 18, 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.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Thursday, June 20, 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.
Mad Science

OFFSITE EVENT: Mad Science: Up, Up and Away

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 10:00 am

Please note that due to the Takoma Park Neighborhood Library closure for renovations the Friends of Takoma Park Neighborhood Library will host this special Summer Challenge program in conjunction with 
Family Story Time

OFFSITE EVENT: Family Story Time

Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 10:00 am

Please note that this event will be held at the Takoma Park Recreation Center, 301 Van Buren St NW, Washington, DC 20012, near the playground. Story Time fun for the entire family. These 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
devices

OFF-SITE EVENT: Tech Drop-In Clinic

Monday, July 8, 2019, 11:00 am

This event will take place at Ft. Stevens Senior and Recreation Center, located at 1327 Van Buren St. NW. Get one-on-one assistance with navigating your digital devices, including the computers at the Senior Center. Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session or just stop by with your charged device. 
Bark, George

OFFSITE EVENT: P.A.L. (People Animals Love) Dog Visit

Monday, July 8, 2019, 7:00 pm

Please note that this event will be held at the Takoma Recreation Center, 301 Van Buren St NW, Washington, D.C. 20012. ​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.  
Family Story Time

OFFSITE EVENT: Family Story Time

Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 10:00 am

Please note that this event will be held at the Takoma Park Recreation Center, 301 Van Buren St NW, Washington, DC 20012, near the playground. Story Time fun for the entire family. These 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Family Story Time

OFFSITE EVENT: Family Story Time

Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 10:00 am

Please note that this event will be held at the Takoma Park Recreation Center, 301 Van Buren St NW, Washington, DC 20012, near the playground. Story Time fun for the entire family. These 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Diane Macklin

OFFSITE EVENT: Diane Macklin, Storyteller

Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 10:30 am

Please note due to the Takoma Park Neighborhood Library closure for renovations the Friends of Takoma Park Neighborhood Library will host this special Summer Challenge program in conjunction with 

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