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Thursday, August 7 at 1 p.m.

Family Craft-ernoon!

Pom-Pom Shooters

Join us Saturday, July 26 at 2 p.m. for a fun challenge. From plastic cups and balloons, we will create Pom Pom Shooters to launch off fluffy little pom poms. Let's see how far we can make these little balls of fluff fly! All ages welcome, accompanied by an adult. We'll meet outside, weather permitting.

A Bow Tie Affair

Duct Tape Crafts

Takoma Park Library is having a bow tie affair... or something like that! Come craft duct tape bow ties with us - we'll show you how! Duct tape do-it-yourself projects are the new craze. There are all sorts of things you can make out of duct tape, including: hair bands, clothing, key chains, book covers and BOW TIES!

English/Spanish Conversation Hour

Looking to practice your Spanish conversational skills? Join us every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month for a friendly half-hour chat and stick around to converse with those practicing their English. Each meeting will focus on a particular topic.The first meeting will take place August 5 at 7 p.m.

Family Craft-ernoon!

"Stained Glass" pictures

This Saturday at 2 p.m. we will be making beautiful designs using tissue paper!The look is based upon stained glass and participants will be able to create any image they please. All ages are welcome.


Career, Education and Vocation Databases

Independence Day in D.C.-100 Years Ago

A Look at the Washington Evening Star-July 4th, 1914

     A quick look at the Saturday, July 4, 1914 issue of the Washington Evening Star reveals Washington, D.C.

Book to Film Club

“I had killed a man, for money and a woman. I didn't have the money and I didn't have the woman.”― James M. Cain, Double Indemnity Come join the Takoma Park Book to Film club for some classic noir fiction and film.  Please inquire with the librarian at the information desk for a copy of the book.

Hurricane Tower Design Challenge

Family Craft-ernoon!

Come over on Saturday, June 28, at 2 p.m. to learn about Summer Reading and to celebrate our theme: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, with a fun design challenge!Breaking off into groups, each team will have 40 minutes to assemble a "tower" from pipe cleaners, popsicle sticks, and various other objects. The objective is to make your tower tall, but strong to support an object through a hurricane!**By hurricane, I mean a strong fan and a spray bottle of water.

Tape Digitization Workshop

Audio files take up a lot less space than cassette tapes, so come to the library and learn how to digitize your old tapes using an old boombox, an adapter cable and a laptop.