The Fall 2019 Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library newsletter has been printed out and is on its way to members. In this issue, you can find articles on: The library’s 84th birthday party, held in July; The planned library renovation; The “Talk of Takoma” interview on WOWD radio in June of students and … Continue reading Fall 2019 Newsletter
Thanks to Ellen Arnold-Robbins for this update, which originally appeared in the FTPML fall newsletter. On July 31st, the City Council unanimously approved an ordinance which authorized a phased approach to funding for a replacement library. For that purpose, architect Greg Lukmire submitted a proposal with engineering and design components at a total cost not … Continue reading Library Renovation Update
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