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.
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.
What question would you ask a comic book creator if you had the chance?
I'm still smiling after our First Ever Comic Swap last Saturday. We had a great time here at Takoma Park talking with you all about your favorite titles, giving away free comics, zines, trades, and graphic novels, and checking out books for you from our amazing collection.
I am back again! And this time, I have only one book to report; however, it includes an innumerable amount of authors from various countries in the world. The book is titled The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry and it was edited by J.D. McClatchy. It includes famous poets such as:
Join us on Saturday, April 19th from 2-3 p.m., as we make a special Earth Day craft and learn a little history behind this holiday!We will make "Helping Hands" by tracing our hands on construction paper, and pasting simple pledges to live a more environmentally conservative life. We will cut out our hand prints and they will help remind us to be less wasteful!
Are you 55 or older and looking for work?Would you be interested in working in a day care center, hospital, senior center or hospital?The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a great opportunity for seniors looking to ease back into the workforce.
May is Older Americans Month. Since 1963, our nation has designated this month as a time to celebrate the many contributions of older Americans and to focus attention on staying healthy and active.From 1963 until 1973, May was referred to as Senior Citizens Month. In May 1974, President Jimmy Carter changed the name to Older Americans Month.
Hi, there!Join us this Saturday as we use cereal boxes to create large-sized puzzles. I will provide the cereal boxes.You can use the image already provided by the cereal box (the front cover design), or create your own design using paint to decorate. We will then mark out how we will cut up our puzzles into pieces!
Due to our Library Associate, Ms. Ortiz, going on extended leave between April 23 and May 14, we will be having children's librarians from other DC Public Libraries cover our bilingual English-Spanish story time.This story time takes place on Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Since these story times will be held by other librarians, they will not be bilingual.