Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

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All About Water

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 2:00 pm

You are what you drink. Let DC Water show you how to get involved in your community and build a better world.

Build a Better World Lego Club

Wednesday, August 16, 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.
Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Thursday, August 17, 2017, 1:00 pm

Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.
Book Cover for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Adult Book Club

Thursday, August 17, 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 will be reading The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson.

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Tuesday, August 22, 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, August 22, 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.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 2:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. This 20-30 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.
NorthStar Picture

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Friday, August 25, 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.
Bark, George

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

Monday, September 11, 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.  
Andres

​123 Andrés

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:00 am

123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn!