Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Tuesday, October 24, 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, October 24, 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, October 25, 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.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Thursday, October 26, 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.
Happy Halloween

Halloween Celebration

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 4:00 pm

Come get a head start on your Halloween activities. Takoma Park will have Alexandra Doroshenko, a D.C. face painter, to help give children's costumes a special touch.  You will be able to create your own Halloween cards and crafts.  We will also have a Halloween Story Time for our younger patrons and a short Halloween film for the tweens.
NorthStar Picture

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Friday, November 3, 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, November 13, 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.