While the City Council is considering the next steps for the renovation of our library, we thought we'd ask some of Takoma Park's children what it is about the library that they like. You can watch the video (less than five minutes) below, and you can find out about the library renovation here. Thanks to … Continue reading Why is the Library Important to You?
Piney Branch Elementary School ESOL Book club, sponsored by Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library has wrapped up its first season. The book club is for Piney Branch English Language Learner students and their parents. (We wrote about the club in December of last year, after it was launched.) On Sunday, June 16, WOWD's … Continue reading ESOL Book Club Wraps Up First Season
The Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library last year re-booted its effort to connect Library programs and services to underrepresented Takoma Park neighbors. Among our projects: Development of a book discussion club for Piney Branch Elementary School (PBES) students and their parents who have recently moved to the United States. After many weeks of … Continue reading Friends Launch Book Club for PBES ESOL Students and Parents
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