Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

New and Improved Computer Basics Classes

New Time and Schedule

Computer Basics at Takoma Park Library will now be held at 10 a.m. every Monday, starting July 1. These drop-in classes are open to anyone who is new to computers or who wants to brush up on their skills. Our new schedule:First Monday of every month: Microsoft Word basicsSecond Monday of every month: Email and Internet basics

Summer Reading

Have you signed up yet?

School's Out!  Now is the time to stop by the library and sign up for Summer Reading! This is the first year that Summer Reading is for all ages:

Hip-Hop Don't Stop

We'd like to share with you a rap by third-grader Veronica B., who comes to the Takoma Park Library.She wrote this rap at a recent hip hop workshop with Lewis Ford and impressed everybody with her skills!

Takoma Park's Edible Book Contest

And The Winners Are...

Reading is So Delicious!

Edible Book Contest

The Takoma Park DC Library is hosting our second annual Edible Books Contest this Saturday, June 15 for the Read In. Come join us at 1 p.m. and bring a creation based on your favorite book! For example, you can recreate a book cover with cake and frosting, make a dish featured in a book, or do a play on words (think Green Eggs and Ham.)  We will be inviting everyone in the library to sample the entries and judge them on creativity, appearance, and taste. Gift cards will be awarded to the winners.  C

Parent-Child Book Club

The Takoma Park Parent-Child Book Club is meeting Thursday, June 6 at 7 p.m. to discuss The View From Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg.

It's Time for Summer Reading!

Kick off party on June 8

The season of warm weather and a little extra leisure time is upon us! Summer is the perfect time to catch up on your reading list or dive into an adventurous story. Starting this Saturday, June 1, library lovers of all ages can sign up for summer reading at the library.

Spotlight on Databases: Book Flix

Is your child learning to read? Through the DC Public Library, you can access multiple databases filled with video story books and ebooks that the children in your life will love to explore. If you know a child who's struggling with reading or one who is a visual learner, they will all find something to enjoy watching and reading along with in our Book Flix database.

In Celebration of Cycling

National Bike Month in Washington, DC

May is National Bike Month, and there are many ways to participate in the District and surrounding area! Many D.C. residents commute to work by bike, frequenting the city's ever growing number of bike lanes and the Metropolitan Branch Trail, which runs from Silver Spring directly to Union Station.

Starting a Business in DC: Guest Speaker

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be your own boss?  Join us on Thursday, May 16 at 1 p.m. to hear an experienced guest speaker discuss how to start a business in D.C.  Lean about the registration process, where you can find government resources, and more.    We also have a large selection of business books, most of which have been recently updated. Check out just a few of our great resources below, and you can be on your way to starting your own business!

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