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.
Celebrate National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 15, by riding your bike to work.
Come find DC Public Library at the Freedom Plaza Bike to Work morning pit-stop! Flash your DC Public library card (or sign up for one) and get a bike-friendly gift! Take a photo at our table and enter our #ReadRideDC National Bike Month contest.
Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes!
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook. Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week! We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.
Do 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!
Celebrating Black History Month!
Join us Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 4:30 p.m. or 7 p.m. for a film screening of Middle of Nowhere (2012).
Writer and Director: Ava DuVernay
Starring Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Lorraine Toussaint.
Drama. 1 hr, 39 minutes.
Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
Celebrate Black History Month on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m.
Join us for a discussion of King Hedley II, written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, August Wilson.
Copies of the book are available at the Takoma Park Library.
Call 202-576-7764 for more information.
In honor of the impending meeting of the "What Did We Just Read?!" Book Club and the title to be discussed this month, Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein, I engaged in "a perplexing, provacative, and possibly exasperating mediatation on the common object and langague itself," in the form of a written poem.
Family Craft-ernoon is back, just in time for Valentine's Day! This weekend we will have two activities, for adults and children.
Children may celebrate the holiday by making fun sun-catcher valentines for a loved one. We will use construction paper and tissue paper to make these decorative treasures.
There will also be books of love poems for parents to browse through, and a recording station set up to make a personal Valentine's Day message for someone special!
We hope to see you all on Feb. 7 at 2 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.
February's selection is Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood: A novel of the future that explores a world devastated by ecological and scientific disasters.