Listed below are upcoming events sponsored by the Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library. For a complete list of library events and activities, click here.

HOLIDAY BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library Holiday Book Sale will take place Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10 am – 4 pm at the Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue. It is held at the same time as the Takoma Park Holiday Art Sale. On offer will be new adult and children’s books, suitable for gift-giving.  Come early for the best selection.

WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION: Sponsored by the Friends, the Library’s Winter Solstice celebration will take place on Thursday evening, Dec. 20. This is always a magical evening, perfect for all ages! We’ll begin at 6:30 with the lights turned low in the Children’s Room and a drumming circle led by noted local musician Bill Jenkins. Then, at 7:30, we’ll turn up the lights as the ebullient members of the Foggy Bottom Morris Men swoop in with their songs, dances, stories and stick-play.

FRIENDS RADIO: Tune in for Friends’ monthly literary discussions on Talk of Takoma, with special guests hosted by Eric Bond. They are at 1:00 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of every month on WOWD. Past shows included our local police on their favorite library books, a mother-daughter book club and advice on helping children choose library books. You can dial in at 94.3 FM or stream at