If you check out books, CDs or magazines from the library this week, you will be asked to fill out one of our survey forms. What if you don't visit the library this week? Your voice will not be counted in the official survey but ... we have put together an online survey for you. Please take a monment to complete the pop-up form (just once) and we will report the results back here when we have enough responses.
The City is no longer hosting electronics recycling events in the library parking lot. Please go the the main City pages for information on weekday electronic equipment drop-off at the Public Works offices.
Have closets full of discarded gizmos and eagerly awaiting the annual Takoma Park pickup?
Our next Electronic recycling event will be Saturday, May 10th behind the Library, from 10 am to 2 pm.
Old cell phones? Please bring them to the bin near the main desk of the community center. They will be donated to Secure the Call, free 911 cell phones for those who desperately need them.
More electronics recycling information?
Earth 911 posts lists of local events.
The Rethink Initiative is a program sponsored by manufacturers, resellers and by environmental organizations.
BAN (the Basel Action Network) has important information and links.
Read the National Geographic article on toxic electronic waste. This is a big health problem.
Saturday May 17th, 2008
10 AM - 3 PM
Donations accepted until May 14th. Volunteers needed. Community service hours are available for high school students. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
Select a favorite poem, carry it around with you, and share it with others. Additional ideas:
This event is sponsored by the Academy of American Poets in celebration of National Poetry Month.
Poetry X can be a good source of poems, by theme, author or random selection. (Nice in Firefox, not so nice in IE)
The library will host the annual Favorite Poem Evening on the 24th at 7 PM.