April 02, 2019
Library Calendar for April 2019
Bedtime Stories & a Craft
Tuesday, April 2, 7pm
Join Ms. Kati for some bedtime fun.
Friends of the Library Big Book Club
Wednesday, April 3, 7:30pm
Big Book Club discusses 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez.
Subsequent discussions take place on April 17 and May 1. Books available at the Library. Takoma Park Community Center. All welcome.
Sunday, April 7, 1:30-3pm
Building fun for ages 3-10.
We Are Here To Stay: Immigration Panel Discussion
Monday, April 8, 7:30pm
Join us for a look at the immigrant experience, focused specifically on the challenges that specifically young people face in their pursuit of new lives. Featuring Susan Kuklin, author of We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults, and Rosa and Erminia, young contributors to Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truth.
Tuesday, April 9, 4pm
Join Dave Burbank for our fun comics book club
Petites Chansons/French Circle Time
Saturday, April 20, 10:30pm
Madame Marie leads songs and rhymes in French.
Monday, April 22, 7pm
Join us as we start another season! We’ll be reading books that are great possibilities for the 2020 Caldecott Medal. Lemonade and cookies served.
Kids Author Fran Wilde
Thursday, April 25, 7:30pm
Wilde will discuss her new novel, Riverland.
Saturday, April 27, 2-4pm
Join Dave Burbank for a rousing session of Dungeons & Dragons. Ages 8 up.
Sunday, April 28, 2-3pm
Kids Authors Jason Reynolds & Eloise Greenfield
Tuesday, April 30, 7:30pm
Reynolds and Greenfield will join librarian-par-excellence Deb Taylor for a discussion of impact of the Coretta Scott King Award on its 50th birthday. (Note: this event will be held in Takoma Park Community Center auditorium; seating is first-come, first served)
Circle Time - most Tuesdays, 10am OR 11am
Spanish Circle Time - most Thursdays, 10:15am OR 11am
Led by Senora Geiza
April 01, 2019
Jason Reynolds Will Be Visiting Us April 30
Each cover image below is a link which you can click to see the location in our library, whether or not the book is checked out, whether there are any holds, etc.
Audiobooks on CD
March 23, 2019
Bob Mondello, NPR Film Critic
All are invited for a conversation with neighbor and NPR film critic Bob Mondello 7:30pm Monday March 25th at the Takoma Park Maryland Library. Popcorn (and other refreshments) will be served.
Bob, a Takoma DC resident, will headline the annual meeting of the Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library. You don't need to be a member to attend this free event. (But if you are a member, please come and cast your vote in the board election.)
The Friends is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization that supports library programs, book clubs and Little Free Libraries with proceeds from our used book sales and membership donations. https://ftpml.org/
March 22, 2019
Essays and poetry in anthologies: