Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

English/Spanish Conversation Hour

Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join English and Spanish speakers every first and third Tuesday of the month for a half-hour of conversation in Spanish followed by a half-hour of conversation in English. Each meeting will focus on a particular topic/area of interest. Basic English/Spanish skills preferred. Únase a los hablantes de inglés y español cada primer y tercer martes del mes para una charla de media hora en español seguido por una charla de media hora en inglés. Cada sesión se centrará en un tema particular. Básico inglés/español preferido.

Mini Maker

Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Children ages 3 to 7 with an adult are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.  

Mega Maker

Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 4 p.m.

Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Wednesday from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  
Pres. Lincoln at Fort Stevens 1864

Civil War Battle of Fort Stevens – The Story in Photos, Then and Now

Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 7 p.m.

Fort Stevens was the focus of the only Civil War battle in the nation’s capital and the only time a sitting President (Lincoln) has come under direct enemy fire.
Students posed in front of Military Road School

History of the Military Road School

Monday, July 11, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join us on Monday, July 11 at 7 p.m. for an informative presentation on one of the District's first schools for the children of former slaves.

Pajama Story Time

Monday, July 11, 2016, 7 p.m.

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required.  These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages.  Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination.  These programs also encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Mini Maker

Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Children ages 3 to 7 with an adult are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.  

Mega Maker

Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 4 p.m.

Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Wednesday from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  
Adult Coloring Page Image

Adult Coloring Corner

Thursday, July 14, 2016, 7 p.m.

Think coloring is just for children? Studies have shown that coloring can be an incredibly cathartic activity for adults; it's a simple, stress-free way to connect with one's creativity and relieve daily anxiety. Join us at 7 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of every month and discover why this trend has taken off. 
Arts and crafts material

Adult Craft-ernoons With The Creative Class

Saturday, July 16, 2016, 3 p.m.

Let the warm weather inspire you and join Takoma Park Library for this series of adults-only craft events. All materials and instructions will be provided - just bring your creativity! Saturday, May 21 - Yarn Ball Bookmarks Saturday, June 18 - "Stained Glass" Candle Holders Saturday, July 16 - Mosaic Tile Frames using Recycled DVDs This series is co-sponsored by The Creative Class.

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