Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library


Drop-in Clinic

Do you want to make your cover letter sound persuasive?  Do you think there may be jobs for you out there that you aren’t finding?  Does your resume leap off the page and shout “Hire me!”

The King Of Pop " Xscape"

The Best of Freegal Music

   Have you ever heard of Michael Jackson? He was only the biggest pop star known to man! "The King of Pop" to be exact. His soulful, humanitarian, vibrant albums spanned from the 1960s all the way into the new millennium.

Takoma Park Comic Swap

What question would you ask a comic book creator if you had the chance?

I'm still smiling after our First Ever Comic Swap last Saturday. We had a great time here at Takoma Park talking with you all about your favorite titles, giving away free comics, zines, trades, and graphic novels, and checking out books for you from our amazing collection. 

Takoma Park Cyclists

Happy Bike Month! Some Takoma Park Library staff commute to work by bike. Enjoy a fun Q&A with some of the staff who pedal!Janelle Ortiz, Library Associate

Maintain Your Bike!

Bike Maintenance Clinic


Countries to Books

Globe-trekking through Lit pt. 4

I am back again! And this time, I have only one book to report; however, it includes an innumerable amount of authors from various countries in the world. The book is titled The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry and it was edited by J.D. McClatchy. It includes famous poets such as:

Family Crafternoon!

Earth Day Craft

Join us on Saturday, April 19th from 2-3 p.m., as we make a special Earth Day craft and learn a little history behind this holiday!We will make "Helping Hands" by tracing our hands on construction paper, and pasting simple pledges to live a more environmentally conservative life. We will cut out our hand prints and they will help remind us to be less wasteful!

Job Seekers

Jobs for Seniors

Are you 55 or older and looking for work?Would you be interested in working in a day care center, hospital, senior center or hospital?The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a great opportunity for seniors looking to ease back into the workforce.

Join the Book to Film Club!

Compare and contrast books with their big-screen counterparts

Are you a film critic?Is the book always better than the movie?Do you like to read the book before you see the movie, or see the movie before you read the book?

Celebrate Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month. Since 1963, our nation has designated this month as a time to celebrate the many contributions of older Americans and to focus attention on staying healthy and active.From 1963 until 1973, May was referred to as Senior Citizens Month. In May 1974, President Jimmy Carter changed the name to Older Americans Month.