Great Big Book Club
Wed, Apr 23, 7:30pm
(through Book 18)
Friends Annual Meeting
April 16, 7:30pm
Children's Room, Library
Armano Trull, NPR
news and reviews
The "Community Needs Assessment and Visioning for a 21st Century Public Library" was completed In January of 2014 for the Takoma Park Maryland Library.
It contains a summary of survey and focus group responses and consultant recommendations with an appendix of the details from the collected data.
- posted Apr 16
- updated Mar 30
The weather did not stop eager families from attending the Dec. 14th Friends' book sale. The Historic Takoma building was a warm and comfortable venue which was appreciated by all.
- updated Dec 27
The "Takoma Voice" article by Max Bennett on the Friends Great Big Book Group includes photos of participants from previous discussion series.
- posted Dec 11
For the 7th year the streets of Takoma Park will be filled with poetry. Thirty two poetry posters have been erected on its streets and parks.
- posted Apr 12
Guest Clarence Page delighted and enlightened an audience of more than 50 people.
- posted Mar 29
Click on the URL above for an inside look at the creation of the poetry walk beginning with the selection of poems and through the design process by students at Montgomery College. This is part of Takoma Park Snapshots that the city's Video Production unit produces under Alvaro Calabia. To watch the Spring for Poetry segment, go to minute 12:30, where it begins.
2012 Spring for Poetry Video
See the poem "Why I am Not a Painter" brought to life - real Takoma Park.
Also see a one-minute clip made at the Farmers' Market of Johanna Leffler (13) reading a surrealist poem by Max Jacob in English and the original French.
E-Books now at the Library -- free to card holders!
The Friends have funded a year's subscription to five new online resources. From languages to graphic novels, to the classics of literature, a vast array of books are yours electronically. Audio, games and puzzles are offered for early or reluctant readers. Learn more about what is offered in our Fall 2011 Newsletter and how easy it is to access your choice.
Please become a member of the Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library. Your membership donation helps bring these e-books to you as well as the Library's other fine programs and services.
- posted Oct 15