I am excited to join the Friends board. I would like to tell you a little bit about who I am, and the role I think our library plays in our community. In my lifetime so far, it's been a gateway to the outside world, an information desk when lost in a new city, and … Continue reading My Thoughts on Becoming the New Board President
“Hooray! One of the pillars of literate society, the Takoma Park Big Book Club, is back in business!” Thus Phil Schewe, the club’s organizer and host, announces its revival. The book, chosen almost a year ago, is Toni Morrison’s novel, “Beloved.” First published in 1987, it is once again back on the New York Times … Continue reading The Big Book Club is Back in Business!
The Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library annual meeting will take place remotely on August 18th at 7:00 PM. During the meeting, the Board will report on our accomplishments over the past year and hold elections. This year, the following positions are up for election: President, Vice President, and Secretary. Additionally, there are five … Continue reading 2020 Annual Meeting August 18
The Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library is the sponsor of a number of Little Free Libraries around town (where books are available for contactless pickup). Here are their locations: 7609 Maple Ave (across from Sherman Ave) 7700 Maple Ave (across from Lincoln Ave) 7500 Maple Ave (inside of Takoma Community Center--for families waiting … Continue reading Little Free Libraries