Takoma Park Maryland Library · 101 Philadelphia Avenue · Takoma Park Maryland 20912 USA · 301.891.7259

August 30, 2008

Open / Close

Today, Saturday the 30th, the library is open. We will be closed Monday, the 1st.

The community center and computer rooms will be closed the whole weekend - Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Posted by library at 09:15 AM

August 27, 2008

Photo Art Quest II

And yet more pictures from the Summer Art Quest project. Below is photo set B. Be sure to click on the little picture of the projection screen in order to see the presentation full screen.

See also:
Photo Art Quest: photo set A
Photo Art Quest: Community Center photos
Comic Art Quest: some final presentations
A book review produced in the Comic Art Quest workshop.

And please come visit the glass office near the computer rooms. We have displayed samples from the student projects there, turning it into a sort of gallery.

Posted by library at 10:38 AM

August 20, 2008

Outdoor Movie Night

Madagacar (PG) on a 21 foot screen.
Bring a blanket to Ed Wilhelm Field (behind Piney Branch School)
Friday, August 22

7:30 PM. A special concert by the Takoma Park Community Band.
7:45 PM Movie
Free!
Sponsored by the Recreation Department - call Carey at 301.891.7233 for more information.
Screen provided by Fun Flicks.

Pops and a flick on our own version of the Esplanade. You can park in the library parking lot.


Please remember, we have many, many good film books. Some examples from reference:
The three volume Encyclopedia of the documentary film
and the Filmography of world history

And in the circulating collection, Fay Wray's On the other hand : a life story - a stand-out among the scores of film biographies and autobiographies in 791.43. (review)

Can one count Gore Vidal's novel, Hollywood?

Posted by library at 12:29 PM

August 15, 2008

Photo Art Quest I

More pictures from the library's Summer Art Quest project. The participants were library card holders ages 9 through 13 who used the public workstations to produce these pictures. Our systems are Linux, the photo-editor they used was GIMP.

Posted by library at 10:24 AM

August 09, 2008

Community Center

Take a tour in and about the Community Center and library, led by our Art Quest participants.

Photographs by Jayna, Jessica, Kidus, Maidot, Ndenko, Ryan, Sabrina, Taryn, Vida, Zack, Brian, Conner, Deja, Fatou, George, Hunter, India and Keegan.

You can see this presentation full screen if you click on the little picture of a projector screen on a tripod. Please do. You can then return by pressing the escape key.

update:
We now have several of the Art Quest pictures displayed in the glass office in the computer center.
See also:

Photo Art Quest: photo set A
Photo Art Quest: photo set B
Comic Art Quest: some final presentations
A book review produced in the Comic Art Quest workshop.

Posted by library at 07:19 PM