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
The Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library fall book sale will take place October 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the front yard of the library. (If raining, the sale will be held in the Community Center.) Donations are now being accepted, and you may drop off your books at the library. … Continue reading Our Fall Book Sale is Around the Corner
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