Takoma Park
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Continuing Education Club

Investing 101: Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds

Do you enjoy learning in a relaxed group environment?  Have you always wanted to learn about investing but didn’t quite have the motivation to pursue it? 

"The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears" by Dinaw Mengestu

'The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears' Presentation and Discussion

DC Reads 2014

To celebrate and explore this year's DC Reads selection, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu, The Takoma Park Neighborhood Library is hosting a presentation and discussion on the Washington, D.C.-set

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Book or Treat!

Celebrate Halloween at Takoma Park Library

Join us for our annual Halloween celebration 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30. We will begin with a ghoulish storytime at 7 p.m. for the younger crowd (birth-5 years old), followed by a costume contest. The costume judging will begin at 7:30 and the prizes will be awarded at 7:50 p.m. A craft activity for older children will be provided, as well as refreshments, and of course: BOOKS AND TREATS! Children will receive a free book of their choice from the Reading is Fundamental program, and something yummy to snack on.

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Fall Family Craft-ernoon!

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of fall by collecting leaves and making beautiful collages! This activity is for all ages with a parent or guardian present.  We will begin at 2 p.m. and continue until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18. For more information, please call us at 202-576-7252.

Bottle Of Dreams

A Bottle Of Dreams

Celebrate Teen Read Week

Do you have a dream you want to carry with you? or maybe an aspiration to keep you motivated?

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration with Takoma Park

From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the DC Public Library is doing its part to observe National Hispanic Heritage Month, which recognizes the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrates their heritage and culture.

Word Traveling with the OED

DC Public Library digital resources

The Oxford English Dictionary, available to you online with your DC Public Library card, is much more than a dictionary. Taking a brief tour will convince you that its claim to be “the definitive record of the English Language” is well-founded.But what do they mean by ‘definitive record’?  Let us take an example: shirt (n.).

Writer's Resource Hour

Are you working on a school paper and stumped about what to do next? Do you need help citing sources? Perhaps your short story needs an ending, or you'd like to edit your poem but don't know where to start.Starting Oct.

Celebrate the End of Summer

Sand without the mess!

Let's say farewell to the end of summer with a beach inspired activity! 

Addressing Legal Barriers to Employment

Are you eager to find employment but unsure of how to deal with legal obstacles that lay in your path?Come in to the Takoma Park Library for a free one-on-one session with an attorney specializing in overcoming legal barriers to employment.