Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

Published on Friday, April 26, 2013

Book cover for Book Fiesta! by Pat MoraCome celebrate El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros with a children's play: "I Call Her Little Red Riding Hood = Yo La Llamo Rusita Rojas." 

Takoma Park Library will be hosting the play Monday, April 29 at 10 a.m.

Recommended for children pre-K through 2nd grade and their caregivers.

Published on Thursday, April 25, 2013
screenshot of the homepage of the legal forms database


We continue our series on library databases this month with Legal Forms Online.  This is a great, quick resource for District residents that I often tell people about.  Are you writing a will?  Renting out property?  Popular forms for individuals include those for Power of Attorney and Wills and Estates.  There are leases as well as forms for Landlord/Tenant issues.  Do you need to change your maiden/married name or apply for a marriage license?  You can download and print these forms with just a few clicks.  

Be Inspired by National Poetry Month

Published on Monday, April 22, 2013

Reading & Writing PoetryApril is National Poetry Month, and therefore a great opportunity to put pen to paper and let your creativity flow! Join the NaPoWriMo movement and write a poem each day--it's not too late to get started. Try searching the Web for writing prompts and inspiration, or let the library support you. 

Published on Thursday, April 18, 2013

A Nest for CelesteThe Takoma Park Parent-Child Book Club is having a late meeting in April. 

Please join us Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m. to discuss A Nest for Celeste by Henry Cole.

Published on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Book cover image of Newspaper BlackoutWe've all written poems, whether we admit to it or not: the good, the bad, and the painfully bad.

"Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption"

Published on Monday, March 25, 2013

Different SeasonsThe Takoma Park Book-To-Film Club is meeting next Tuesday, March 26 at 6 p.m.

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2013
Universal Class

This posting marks a new monthly series featuring one of the many wonderful databases that we subscribe to at DC Public Library.  Many customers don't realize all the online information they can access - for free, from home, 24/7 - with just their library card!   

Published on Tuesday, March 19, 2013

basket with colored eggsIt’s time for Takoma Park Neighborhood Library's annual spring fling! 

Come join us for an egg hunt, crafts, and stories on Saturday, March 30 at 10:30 a.m. 

For children ages 2-12 and their families.

Story Time

Published on Monday, March 18, 2013

lego farm picturePlease join children's librarian and early childhood educator Miss Christina for a fun, special, story time on March 27 at 10:45 a.m.  For this special Lego program, "Read! Build! Play!," we will listen to animal-themed stories, sing songs, and have time to build using legos.

We will spark children's creativity and imagination, develop fine motor skills, and socialize with other children.  Integrated singing, stories and playing also increases your child's physical, cognitive, and emotional development.

This program is best for children ages 2 to 6 accompanied by their parent or caregiver.  All play materials will be provided by the library.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

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