Calendar

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Come brush up on basic GED math skills including calculator use; fractions, decimals, percents, & ratios; word problems; and basic geometry & algebra.  

For more information please email megan.janicki@dc.gov. 

Thursday, May 8, 2014

7:00 p.m.

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.

Friday, May 9, 2014

3:30 p.m.

Come hang out with other teens and do fun activities like crafts, scavenger hunts, karaoke and more!

Something different every week.

Recommended for tweens and teens ages 11-15.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Shop the Friends of the Takoma Park Library Used Book Sale!

Most items priced to sell at $1.

Proceeds help support Takoma Park Library programs.

Join us until 4 p.m. on the front lawn.   

11:00 a.m.

Join a rotating team of readers every Saturday for stories, action rhymes and songs.

For ages 2 - 5 and caregivers.

 

Monday, May 12, 2014

10:00 a.m.

New to the computer? Learn all the basics of operating a computer and using the Internet, with an emphasis on employment readiness. This drop-in class is perfect for job seekers and seniors, or anyone that wants to brush up their computer skills! You can also bring questions of your own. 

First Monday of every month: Microsoft Word basics
Second Monday of every month: Email and Internet basics
Third Monday of every month: Excel and PowerPoint
Fourth Monday of every month: Resumes, cover letters and job searching

For adults 18 and older.

Email megan.janicki@dc.gov for more info. 

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.

4:00 p.m.

Meet-up on Mondays with our new Teen Advisory Group! For teens ages 14-17.

Earn community service hours, work on school assignments, and meet your peers! 

Contact the library for more information at 202-576-7252.


7:00 p.m.

Stories, songs & rhymes for all ages.

This program is held upstairs in front of the fireplace.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

10:45 a.m.

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

For ages 3 - 5 with their caregivers.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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. 

1:30 p.m.

math quilt photoUsing brightly colored card-stock paper, children will produce exquisite creations that reinforce math curriculum ideas from simple patterns, symmetry, and shapes all the way up to fractions and geometry.  The individual squares created will be put together to form a public art “quilt” that will display in the library.
 
Space is limited, please call ahead to reserve space.
 
Ages 6-13
 
DC Public Library and Class Acts Arts are partners for this project.
IMLS
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

7:00 p.m.

Come brush up on basic GED math skills including calculator use; fractions, decimals, percents, & ratios; word problems; and basic geometry & algebra.  

For more information please email megan.janicki@dc.gov. 

Thursday, May 15, 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.

Friday, May 16, 2014

3:30 p.m.

Come hang out with other teens and do fun activities like crafts, scavenger hunts, karaoke and more!

Something different every week.

Recommended for tweens and teens ages 11-15.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Join local business Takoma Bicycle for a bike repair workshop until 12 p.m.

Learn about basic bike maintenance like cleaning and what to take with you for safety and emergencies. Even learn how to change a flat tire.

There will be time for questions after the presentation. 

Explore other National Bike Month events.

11:00 a.m.

Join a rotating team of readers every Saturday for stories, action rhymes and songs.

For ages 2 - 5 and caregivers.

 

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, May 18, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join Registered Dietitian Leslie Adams as she presents information on health and nutrition for Senior Adults.

She will provide tips on grocery shopping, vitamins, exercise, and good habits for wellness, as well as quick and healthy recipes.

There will be time for questions following the presentation. 

Monday, May 19, 2014

10:00 a.m.

New to the computer? Learn all the basics of operating a computer and using the Internet, with an emphasis on employment readiness. This drop-in class is perfect for job seekers and seniors, or anyone that wants to brush up their computer skills! You can also bring questions of your own. 

First Monday of every month: Microsoft Word basics
Second Monday of every month: Email and Internet basics
Third Monday of every month: Excel and PowerPoint
Fourth Monday of every month: Resumes, cover letters and job searching

For adults 18 and older.

Email megan.janicki@dc.gov for more info. 

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.

1:30 p.m.

biologist and turtleLearn about aquatic life as a professional marine biologist presents live sea animals! The presentation will highlight the different animals and go over the importance of conservation for the health of all sea creatures. Children will leave knowing the importance of conservation and gain suggested actions they can take to help preserve the marine environment. 
 
Ages 7-13
 
DC Public Library and Class Acts Arts are partners for this project.

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
IMLS logo

4:00 p.m.

Meet-up on Mondays with our new Teen Advisory Group! For teens ages 14-17.

Earn community service hours, work on school assignments, and meet your peers! 

Contact the library for more information at 202-576-7252.


7:00 p.m.

Stories, songs & rhymes for all ages.

This program is held upstairs in front of the fireplace.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

10:45 a.m.

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

For ages 3 - 5 with their caregivers.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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. 

7:00 p.m.

Come brush up on basic GED math skills including calculator use; fractions, decimals, percents, & ratios; word problems; and basic geometry & algebra.  

For more information please email megan.janicki@dc.gov. 

Friday, May 23, 2014

3:30 p.m.

Come hang out with other teens and do fun activities like crafts, scavenger hunts, karaoke and more!

Something different every week.

Recommended for tweens and teens ages 11-15.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

11:00 a.m.

Join a rotating team of readers every Saturday for stories, action rhymes and songs.

For ages 2 - 5 and caregivers.

 

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

10:45 a.m.

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

For ages 3 - 5 with their caregivers.

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