December 20, 2010

Stay Up Late

... and light a bonfire, pierce your ears, wave burning juniper, bungee jump ... for other suggestions see the Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary. It is in the reference room, at R 394.26

Really late tonight: a full eclipse of the moon, coinciding, more or less, with the winter solstice. It might be beautiful.

Lunar eclipse Monday night
NASA - Total Lunar Eclipse: 'Up All Night' With NASA!

The Dewey for astronomy is 520. We have lots of good books.

Posted by library at 10:52 AM

December 18, 2010

Winter Holidays 2010

On December 23rd the library will open at 10, close at 2. The computer rooms will not open at all.

December 24th, 25th and 26th both the library and the computer rooms will remain closed.

December 31st and January 1st, and again on January 17th and February 21st, the library and the computer rooms will be shut up tight.

Snow days? We can't predict. We usually do not close unless we have, or are predicted to have, significant snow (inches and inches) or dangerously icy conditions. You can check with us on Twitter, Facebook, or look at the bottom of the main library page.

Posted by library at 09:43 AM

December 11, 2010

Community Art Sale

Come to the art sale next door in the Community Center, today 10-4. Local artists, crafts for kids, music.

And walk over here to the library where Dewey 700 means art of all kinds, including architecture, music, and film.

Posted by library at 11:06 AM

December 03, 2010

Schmooze and Soup

Takoma Park authors will be signing and selling their books tomorrow.

December 4th 2010, 3-5 PM, Capital City Cheesecake at 7071 Carroll Avenue. Cash or check only, just like the library.

Anne Becker The Good Body
Julie Boddy On Digging it (anthology chapter)
Hank H. Cox Lincoln and the Sioux Uprising of 1862
Robert Engelman More : Population, Nature, and What Women Want
Jan Herman Murray's Ark
Alison Kahn Patapsco: Life Along Maryland's Historic River Valley
Thomas Kaufman Drink the Tea
Allison Leotta Law of Attraction
Laurie Mazur A Pivotal Moment: Population, Justice and the ...
Rachna Rihkye The Mosaic Community
Jamie Raskin We the Students: Supreme Court Cases ...
Megan Scribner The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal
Faith Bueltmann Stern Getting There with Faith: Adventures of a Travel Addict
Mark Swartz H2O
Marsden Wagner Born in the USA - How a Broken Maternity System ...
Paul Wapner Living Through the End of Nature...

Note: 15 of these 16 authors are Takoma Park residents and cardholders at our library.

Posted by library at 10:49 AM
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