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Thursday, September 18, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Join our Adult Book Club every third Thursday of the month. We have a lively group discussion for an hour and read mostly literary fiction titles.

Members vote on the next book to read each month -- please call the branch for title information at 202-576-7252.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

2:00 p.m.

Every other Saturday enjoy family crafts for all ages.

Crafts will vary with the seasons and holidays. All materials will be provided.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

9:30 a.m.

Come in and take photos of yourself with a Banned Book of your choice! The photo booth will be available all week and staff will be on hand with our iPad to take photos. You can also take selfies with your phone - just make sure you tag our Twitter handle: @dcpl or Facebook at DC Public Library. For all ages.

book behind prison bars


Monday, September 22, 2014

9:30 a.m.

Come in and take photos of yourself with a Banned Book of your choice! The photo booth will be available all week and staff will be on hand with our iPad to take photos. You can also take selfies with your phone - just make sure you tag our Twitter handle: @dcpl or Facebook at DC Public Library. For all ages.

book behind prison bars


10:30 a.m.

Fun films for the little ones, ages 3-5. Second showing at 11:30.

If bringing a group, please call 202-576-7252 ahead of time to reserve a spot.

7:00 p.m.

Stories, songs & rhymes for all ages.

This program is held upstairs in front of the fireplace.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

(All day)

Join us for an activity to celebrate Banned Books Week! Details to come!

9:30 a.m.

Come in and take photos of yourself with a Banned Book of your choice! The photo booth will be available all week and staff will be on hand with our iPad to take photos. You can also take selfies with your phone - just make sure you tag our Twitter handle: @dcpl or Facebook at DC Public Library. For all ages.

book behind prison bars


10:00 a.m.

Stories, songs, dances and FUN, for ages birth to two and their caregivers every Tuesday.

10:45 a.m.

Enjoy stories and songs with the children's librarian every week!

For ages 3 - 5 with their caregivers.

6:00 p.m.

“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.
We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

9:30 a.m.

Come in and take photos of yourself with a Banned Book of your choice! The photo booth will be available all week and staff will be on hand with our iPad to take photos. You can also take selfies with your phone - just make sure you tag our Twitter handle: @dcpl or Facebook at DC Public Library. For all ages.

book behind prison bars


10:30 a.m.

Let's read books together! Spanish books and English books with Spanish vocabulary.

Perfect for children learning Spanish OR English!

Ages 2-5 and caregivers. 

Thursday, September 25, 2014

9:30 a.m.

Come in and take photos of yourself with a Banned Book of your choice! The photo booth will be available all week and staff will be on hand with our iPad to take photos. You can also take selfies with your phone - just make sure you tag our Twitter handle: @dcpl or Facebook at DC Public Library. For all ages.

book behind prison bars


Friday, September 26, 2014

9:30 a.m.

Come in and take photos of yourself with a Banned Book of your choice! The photo booth will be available all week and staff will be on hand with our iPad to take photos. You can also take selfies with your phone - just make sure you tag our Twitter handle: @dcpl or Facebook at DC Public Library. For all ages.

book behind prison bars


Saturday, September 27, 2014

9:30 a.m.

Come in and take photos of yourself with a Banned Book of your choice! The photo booth will be available all week and staff will be on hand with our iPad to take photos. You can also take selfies with your phone - just make sure you tag our Twitter handle: @dcpl or Facebook at DC Public Library. For all ages.

book behind prison bars


Sunday, September 28, 2014

9:30 a.m.

Come in and take photos of yourself with a Banned Book of your choice! The photo booth will be available all week and staff will be on hand with our iPad to take photos. You can also take selfies with your phone - just make sure you tag our Twitter handle: @dcpl or Facebook at DC Public Library. For all ages.

book behind prison bars


Monday, September 29, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Fun films for the little ones, ages 3-5. Second showing at 11:30.

If bringing a group, please call 202-576-7252 ahead of time to reserve a spot.

7:00 p.m.

Stories, songs & rhymes for all ages.

This program is held upstairs in front of the fireplace.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Stories, songs, dances and FUN, for ages birth to two and their caregivers every Tuesday.

10:45 a.m.

Enjoy stories and songs with the children's librarian every week!

For ages 3 - 5 with their caregivers.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

4:00 p.m.

Whether they're working on a school paper or itching for new ways to write poems or stories, the Writer's Resource Hour offers kids and teens the opportunity to receive help and advice with:

  • Research
  • Citing sourcesWriting
  • Essay writing
  • Writing exercises
  • Creative writing
  • Creative-writing prompts
  • Inspiration
  • Publishing


Thursday, October 2, 2014

(All day)

This is a monthly workshop focused on helping job seekers.

Each month will feature different topics, such as resume clinics, online job searching, using social media in job searching, and other topics by special guest speakers.

Check our monthly calendar at the branch or call 202-576-7252 for more details.

(All day)

Join us for a book discussion, reader's theater and other activities for children in grades 2-5 and their parents the first Thursday of the month.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

2:00 p.m.

Every other Saturday enjoy family crafts for all ages.

Crafts will vary with the seasons and holidays. All materials will be provided.

Monday, October 6, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Fun films for the little ones, ages 3-5. Second showing at 11:30.

If bringing a group, please call 202-576-7252 ahead of time to reserve a spot.

7:00 p.m.

Stories, songs & rhymes for all ages.

This program is held upstairs in front of the fireplace.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Stories, songs, dances and FUN, for ages birth to two and their caregivers every Tuesday.

10:45 a.m.

Enjoy stories and songs with the children's librarian every week!

For ages 3 - 5 with their caregivers.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

7:30 p.m.

"Book Cube 1" by Larry Wentzel;FlickrDo you like to be left scratching your head after finishing a book? Do you enjoy asking yourself, “What, exactly, did I just read?”

What Did I Just Read?! Book Club may be just what you’re looking for! Once a month, we’ll meet to discuss an innovative work of literature that avoids taking the straight path from A to B. These books sometimes start at B, or they skip B, or they never really leave A. Perhaps they just circle around point C. Whether thrilling, heartbreaking, terrifying, or goofy, What The?! seeks to explore and discuss the kinds of books that even other books think are weird. 

What The?! meets on the second Wednesday of the month at a bar or restaurant near Takoma Park Library beginning September 10. Email torin.jensen@dc.gov for questions or to RSVP for the next meeting.