Our annual Winter Solstice celebration takes place Thursday, Dec. 20, at 6:30 p.m. It's great for all ages! Drummer and ethnomusicologist Bill Jenkins opens the program with a drumming circle; he brings dozens of drums and other instruments so all can participate. At 7:30 p.m., the always-lively Foggy Bottom Morris Men swoop in with their songs, dances and general revelry. The program is free, and no registration is required. Come for all or part of the program, and join us in ushering in the winter season!
No Spanish Circle Time on Thursdays from December 20 through Jan. 10. Spanish Circle Time will resume on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 10:30 a.m. when Senora Geiza returns from vacation.
Our Caldecott Birthday Club meets tonight Monday Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. Join us for books, lemonade and cookies! We'll be reading Caldecott Medal and Honor books from the 1970's. All ages welcome! No registration required.
On Saturday Dec. 15 at 11 a.m., we'll offer The Giggling, Wiggling Bookworm, a fun program for young children and their grown-ups. Filled with interactive song, dance and a story, this program will be presented by internationally known storyteller Arianna Ross of Story Tapestries. The program is free, and it's best for children ages 5 and up, although all are welcome. Pre-registration is encouraged; to register, please go to: Program Registration - Takoma Park Maryland Library or call us at 301-891-7259.
Bonjour! Our monthly Petites Chansons program will take place on Saturday Dec. 8 at 10:30 a.m. Madame Marie will be singing songs and rhymes in this program, which is perfect for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their grown-ups. No registration necessary. Thanks to the Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library for sponsoring this unique program!