The Friends were honored to join Community CHEER, its 100+ summer campers, their parents, and Takoma Park community leaders at the Lunch and Learn Awards Program the evening of August 1st at the Takoma Academy. Developed by local community leaders in 2013, Lunch and Learn is a summer enrichment camp for school-aged children from Takoma … Continue reading Lunch and Learn
The new Spring for Poetry Posters are up around town. Here are the locations of this year’s posters. You can also see a slide show with a selection of the posters below: Eytan Eytan, The Wind Grinds 4328 Carroll, Front of Historic Takoma Robert Frost, Neither Out Far, Nor in Deep & Nothing Gold Can Stay Carroll at Spring … Continue reading Spring for Poetry has Sprung
Since 1996, the Friends and the City Library have been sponsoring an annual reading of favorite poems by city residents and others in the area. Originally a joint project with the Washington Adventist University English Department, the yearly gathering is modeled on the Favorite Poem Project undertaken by Robert Pinsky, then Poet Laureate of the United States. … Continue reading Favorite Poem Evening Showcases Diversity
We had it all at the Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library spring book sale. Thanks to the Lucky Cats Jazz Orchestra and to Girl Scout Troop 2131 for taking our book sale up a notch. And of course, thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers, book donors, and to the readers young and old who … Continue reading Books! Music! Dancing! Cookies!