Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

Takoma Park's Edible Book Contest

And The Winners Are...

Reading is So Delicious!

Edible Book Contest

The Takoma Park DC Library is hosting our second annual Edible Books Contest this Saturday, June 15 for the Read In. Come join us at 1 p.m. and bring a creation based on your favorite book! For example, you can recreate a book cover with cake and frosting, make a dish featured in a book, or do a play on words (think Green Eggs and Ham.)  We will be inviting everyone in the library to sample the entries and judge them on creativity, appearance, and taste. Gift cards will be awarded to the winners.  C

Parent-Child Book Club

The Takoma Park Parent-Child Book Club is meeting Thursday, June 6 at 7 p.m. to discuss The View From Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg.

It's Time for Summer Reading!

Kick off party on June 8

The season of warm weather and a little extra leisure time is upon us! Summer is the perfect time to catch up on your reading list or dive into an adventurous story. Starting this Saturday, June 1, library lovers of all ages can sign up for summer reading at the library.

Spotlight on Databases: Book Flix

Is your child learning to read? Through the DC Public Library, you can access multiple databases filled with video story books and ebooks that the children in your life will love to explore. If you know a child who's struggling with reading or one who is a visual learner, they will all find something to enjoy watching and reading along with in our Book Flix database.

In Celebration of Cycling

National Bike Month in Washington, DC

May is National Bike Month, and there are many ways to participate in the District and surrounding area! Many D.C. residents commute to work by bike, frequenting the city's ever growing number of bike lanes and the Metropolitan Branch Trail, which runs from Silver Spring directly to Union Station.

Starting a Business in DC: Guest Speaker

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be your own boss?  Join us on Thursday, May 16 at 1 p.m. to hear an experienced guest speaker discuss how to start a business in D.C.  Lean about the registration process, where you can find government resources, and more.    We also have a large selection of business books, most of which have been recently updated. Check out just a few of our great resources below, and you can be on your way to starting your own business!

Takoma 2013-2063 In Your Words

Essay Contest Kick-off

Come meet local resident and author Carolivia Herron on Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m.

I Call Her Little Red Riding Hood = Yo La Llamo Rusita Rojas

Come celebrate El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros with a children's play: "I Call Her Little Red Riding Hood = Yo La Llamo Rusita Rojas." Takoma Park Library will be hosting the play Monday, April 29 at 10 a.m.Recommended for children pre-K through 2nd grade and their caregivers.