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!
The Spring 2018 Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library newsletter is hot off the press. In this issue, there are stories about the upcoming FTPML annual meeting (March 27); Spring for Poetry; our little free libraries; the library’s children’s programs; the Big Book Club and more. Snag your copy here or pick up a copy … Continue reading Spring 2018 Newsletter is Out