Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, 10 a.m.

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. It is recommended that each child have their own adult with them. 

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, 10:45 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.

English/Spanish Conversation Hour

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 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.
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Readers' Theatre

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, 4 p.m.

Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-6.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.
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Adult Book Club

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, 7 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.
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The Regulatory Process for Starting A Small Business

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration Certificates of Occupancy (C of O) Home Occupancy Permits (HOP)

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 10 a.m.

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. It is recommended that each child have their own adult with them. 

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 10:45 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
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Meditation: A Tool to Balance Your Life

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Are you working toward a healthier you in the New Year?  Attend our workshops on Jyoti Meditation led by David Newcomb.  Learn how to reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment, and improve your physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.  Workshops are free. 
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Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, 10 a.m.

Get individualized support from library staff at this bi-weekly drop-in clinic. We can help you to: create an email account start/edit a resume navigate online job search engines and begin online applications Attendees will be seen on a first-come, first- serve basis on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. beginning January 13.  

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