What's happening in January? Many programs and some possible snow. If you are interested in a program which has a registration option or requirement, you may want to sign up now. That way you will be notified by e-mail if we expect a weather cancellation.
Additional Information and Registration
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. OR 11 a.m.
Spanish Circle Time
Thursdays, 10:15-10:45 a.m. OR 11-11:30 a.m.
Led by Senora Geiza
Sunday, Jan. 6, 1:30-3 p.m.
Building fun for ages 3-10.
Monday, Jan. 7, 7 p.m.
We’ll be reading our finalists and voting on our choice for the 2019 Caldecott Medal. All welcome! Lemonade and cookies served.
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 4 p.m.
Join Dave Burbank for our fun comics book club
Bedtime Stories & a Craft
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m.
Join Ms. Kati for some bedtime fun.
Friends Fortnightly Book Club
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Our book is Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers.
Azalea Room, Takoma Park Community Center
Mock Caldecott for Adults
Sat. Jan. 12, 1-4 p.m.
Join us for a discussion of some great possibilities for the 2019 Caldecott Medal.
Drawing Fantastic Beasts & Magical Hogwarts Creatures
Sun. Jan. 13, 2-4 p.m.
Led by local artist Kate Lanxner and open to kids ages 9-14.
WinterQuest Wrap-Up Party
Monday, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Petites Chansons/French Circle Time
Saturday, Jan. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Madame Marie leads songs and rhymes in French.
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2-3 p.m.
December 24th - closed
December 25th - closed
December 31th - closing at 6 pm
January 1 - closed
January 20 - closed
January 21 - closed
Our traditional solstice program this year will be the evening of December 20th.
Drumming! Morris Dancers! Come and enjoy the noisiest night in the library.
Your neighbors include Pulitzer Prize winners, writers of NYT best sellers, etc. etc. Come meet them.
Saturday, December 15, 2–5pm, Takoma Busboys & Poets
235 Carroll St NW, Washington, DC
local authors and their books will include:
Henry Allen - Where We Lived
Mary Amato - News from Me, Lucy McGee
Tamar Anolic - Triumph of a Tsar
Abby Beckel - publisher, Rose Metal Press
Anne Becker - Human Animal
Mark Bernstein - Grand Eccentrics
K.G. Bethlehem - Certain Moments of Time
Yudhijit Bhattacharjee - The Spy Who Couldn’t Spell
Nadine Bloch - Beautiful Rising: Creative Resistance from the Global South
Adam Brookes - The Spy’s Daughter
Sally Brucker - A Walk in the Garden of Words
Barbara Carney-Coston - To the Copper Country: Mihaela’s Journey
Janice Coleman - Night Walker
David Corn - Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump
Hank Cox - The General Who Wore Six Stars
Art Ehrens - Sweet Potato Pete
Theo Emery - Hellfire Boys: The Birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service and the Race for the World’s Deadliest Weapons
Dave Engledow - The Little Girl Who Wanted to Be Big
Susie Erenrich - Grassroots Leadership and the Arts for Social Change
John Feffer - Frostlands
Geneview Grabman - Techology Takers
Amy Hansen - Fire Bird: The Kirtland’s Warbler Story.
Christian Matthew Harris - Doing Not Dreaming
Zahara Heckscher - Learning Service, the Essential Guide to Volunteering Abroad
Bill Hutchins - Dwelling: A Poetic Exploration of Home
Alison Kahn, Patapsco: Life along Maryland’s Historic River Valley, with photographs by Peggy Fox and foreword by Robert Coles
Merrill Lefler, DRYAD PRESS and Blume Lempel - Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories, trans. from the Yiddish by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub
Stephanie Mickle - Follow the Leader
Joy Thomas Moore - The Power of Presence
Kathleen O’Toole - In the Margins.
Chidanand Rajghatta - Illiberal India: Gauri Lankesh and the Age of Unreason
Pat Rumbaugh - Let’s Play at the Playground
Shabnam Samuel - A Fractured Life
Cory Schulman - The World of Comics
Donna Sherard - The Splendiferous Adventures of Ryan Odongo: Swahili Safari
T.C. Weber - The Wrath of Leviathan
Lane Windham - Knocking on Labor’s Door
David Winters - Taking God to Work: The Keys to Ultimate Success