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
The Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library Nominating Committee has selected a slate of candidates to serve on the board of FTPML. Members will have a chance to vote on the slate at the upcoming annual membership meeting on Monday March 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the library's children's room. If you think you would … Continue reading FTPML Board Candidates: Brief Bios