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.
Join us for our annual Halloween celebration 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30.
We will begin with a ghoulish storytime at 7 p.m. for the younger crowd (birth-5 years old), followed by a costume contest.
The costume judging will begin at 7:30 and the prizes will be awarded at 7:50 p.m.
A craft activity for older children will be provided, as well as refreshments, and of course: BOOKS AND TREATS!
Children will receive a free book of their choice from the Reading is Fundamental program, and something yummy to snack on.
Join us as we celebrate the beginning of fall by collecting leaves and making beautiful collages!
This activity is for all ages with a parent or guardian present.
We will begin at 2 p.m. and continue until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18.
For more information, please call us at 202-576-7252.
From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the DC Public Library is doing its part to observe National Hispanic Heritage Month, which recognizes the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrates their heritage and culture.
The Oxford English Dictionary, available to you online with your DC Public Library card, is much more than a dictionary. Taking a brief tour will convince you that its claim to be “the definitive record of the English Language” is well-founded.But what do they mean by ‘definitive record’? Let us take an example: shirt (n.).
Are you working on a school paper and stumped about what to do next? Do you need help citing sources? Perhaps your short story needs an ending, or you'd like to edit your poem but don't know where to start.Starting Oct.
Are you eager to find employment but unsure of how to deal with legal obstacles that lay in your path?Come in to the Takoma Park Library for a free one-on-one session with an attorney specializing in overcoming legal barriers to employment.
Congratulations to the lucky winner of our Fizz, Boom, Read (ages 6-12) Summer Reading raffle, Ben Allen! Ben won a Kindle Fire for completing eight hours of reading. We asked him a few questions to get to know him a little better.What is your favorite book?