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 for passport appointments)
201 Ethan Allen Ave (TPSS Food Coop)
6998 Poplar Ave (Spring Park)
521 Elm Ave (Forest Park)
7315 New Hampshire Ave (Takoma Rec Center)
7676 New Hampshire Ave (Tkaoma Langley Crossroads Development Authority)
8103 Hammond Ave (near Takoma Crossroads farmer’s market)
6710 Allegheny Ave
822 Larch Ave
806 Elm Ave
7805 Takoma Ave
7011 Sycamore Ave
7015 Woodland Ave
106 Park Ave
272 Grant Ave

Celebrating Women Authors of Color

Five Little Free Libraries were erected in early 2020 that feature portraits of groundbreaking female authors of color and the LBGTQ community. The authors, and the Little Free Library locations, are:

Maya Angelou – 8630 Flower Avenue near Piney Branch Road intersection
Senedu Gebru – Anne Street near University Boulevard East intersection
Juana Martinez-Neal – Sligo Mill Overlook Neighborhood Park at 6400 Orchard Avenue
Rigoberta Menchu – Aldi shopping center at 7609 New Hampshire Avenue
Virginia Woolf – 8308 Flower Avenue

Read more about these special libraries here.

Originally published November 19, 2018. Updated August 6, 2020

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