February 08, 2020
Library Calendar for February
LEGO Club Sunday, Feb. 2, 1:30-3pm
Caldecott Club Book Party Monday, Feb. 3, 7pm
Bedtime Stories and Craft Tuesday, Feb. 4, 7pm
Black History Month Celebration Saturday, Feb. 8, 2pm
Join us as we close out our year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards. We?ll focus mostly on CSK-winning picture books.
Comics Jam Tuesday, Feb. 11, 4pm
Kids Author Lesa Cline-Ransome & Illustrator James Ransome Wednesday Feb. 12, 7pm The award-winning husband-and-wife team will discuss their new picture book, Overground Railroad, and new kids novel, Leaving Lymon.
Alternative Games Sunday, Feb. 23, 2-4pm
Leap Day! Saturday, Feb. 29, 10-11am Leap Day stories and fun. All ages.
Circle Time Tuesdays, 10:30-11am
Spanish Circle Time Thursdays, 10:30-11am
January 17, 2020
Friends of the Library Book Discussion
Please join us on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 7:30 pm for the Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library book discussion focused on the graphic novel, Jimmy Corrigan: Smartest Kid on Earth, by Chris Ware. The discussion will take place in the Hydrangea Room of the Community Center, and will be moderated by Tim Rahm and Library Associate Dave Burbank, who is a graphic novel expert.To discuss -- or just to learn more about Jimmy Corrigan -- please plan to attend our discussion. Books are available in the Library, but you don't have to read the whole book to participate.
Boogie for Books
Come Boogie for Books with the Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library on Saturday, Feb. 8 from 8-10 pm at VFW Post 350.
Classic rock and power pop music will be provided by The Airport 77s. There's a suggested donation of $20; money raised that night will go towards the Friends' ability to support such popular Library programs as our weekly Spanish Circle Time, our monthly Petites Chansons/French Circle Time, and SummerQuest, our unique summer reading program. At the Feb. 8 event, there will be prizes, local art on display, and more!
VFW Post 350 is located at 6420 Orchard Ave. in Takoma Park, Md.