Takoma Park
Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.

Mini Maker

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Children ages 3 to 7 with an adult are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.  

Mega Maker

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 4 p.m.

Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Wednesday from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  
Book to film club

Book to Film Club

Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6 p.m.

Which is better, the book or the movie? Throw in your two cents at the Book to Film Club. Contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to discover the most recent title. Popcorn will be provided.

Pajama Story Time

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, 7 p.m.

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required.  These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages.  Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination.  These programs also encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.

English/Spanish Conversation Hour

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, 7 p.m.

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.

Pajama Story Time

Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, 7 p.m.

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required.  These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages.  Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination.  These programs also encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
Self Defense

Self Defense

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

D'Angelo Kinard will teach basic self-defense techniques to use in various situations.  Waiver required. Please see a library staff member for more information.

Pajama Story Time

Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, 7 p.m.

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required.  These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages.  Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination.  These programs also encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
Image of Zumba with Roshaunda Jenkins

Summertime Zumba

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join Roshaunda Jenkins, a certified Zumba instructor who has taught regularly at the Southwest and Capitol View branches of DC Public Library, as she brings her experience, skills, and energy to Zumba sessions throughout the city this summer. 
Book club

Adult Book Club

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, 7 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 -- please call the branch for title information at 202-576-7252.

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