Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

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

Local Author Visit

Mary Kay Zuravleff, 'The Bowl is Already Broken'

We're excited to announce that local author Mary Kay Zuravleff will join us at the Takoma Park DC Library on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m.  Her novel

Computer Basics for Job Seekers

The computer has become an essential part of the job application process and is a useful tool on the job, as well. Many employers are seeking computer literate candidates to hire in today's job market. In fact, many jobs can be done completely online!

Marvel-ous Comics For All

Review of 'Batman: The Long Halloween'

You may be a comic book aficionado, or, like me, you may not know the difference between Marvel and DC Comics, and which superhero belongs to which empire. But I think we can agree that comic books and super heroes are all around us. They're on our clothes and cereal boxes, and they star in our favorite movies and also in our library books.

Teen Book Review: The Demon King

Dawit Tibebu is a freshman at Banneker High School, and he’s been reading some young adult books during his time volunteering at the Takoma Park DC Library.  His first book review is about The Demon King, Book One in the Seven Realms Series by Cinda Williams Chima.  Here’s what he has to say:

Mitten and Sock Drive

In honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, the Takoma Park DC Library is collecting mittens and socks for those in need during the month of January.  We have gotten a great response from our community members, so we decided to extend the drive through Jan. 31 to allow all interested persons to participate. 

Book Review: 'Amber House'

Over the holiday break, I had the opportunity to get some reading done. Amber House, a new young adult fiction book written by a mother-daughter team, seemed like it would be just the thing to read while I was snowed in at my parents' house.

Winterfest and Creative Class

Join us for two great holiday programs this month!

Josef Mixon wins Teen Essay Contest!

We are happy to report that Josef Mixon is one of four winners of the 2012 DCPL Teen Summer Reading essay contest.

The Princesses of Iowa

Young Adult Book Review

When I saw this book title, I just had to check it out.  I’m from Iowa.  I’m not a princess, per se, but I wondered if this book’s setting would be reminiscent of my youth.  Like most readers, I enjoy reading about characters that seem similar to me or to someone I know.

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