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.

FRIENDS BOOK GROUP:  The Friends Book Group will next meet on May 11 to discuss So Long, See You Tomorrow by William Maxwell. Future meetings will take place on July 13, September 14 and November 19. All meetings take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Hydrangea Room of the Community Center. To receive announcements, write to

FTPML Board Meetings: The board of the Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library generally meets every 3rd Monday of the month at 8:00 p.m. in the Takoma Park Community Center. If you are a member of the Friends of the Library, you are welcome to join the meeting. There is also a virtual option. Our schedule sometimes changes, so if you are interested in attending a meeting, contact us first.

Recurring Events sponsored or organized by FTPML

As we come out of the pandemic, there is a mix of online, in-person, and hybrid programs. To register for these events, go to the library’s events page here:

SPANISH CIRCLE TIME: Thursday mornings at 10:30 – Senora Geiza leads a rousing half-hour program of Spanish songs and rhymes. Great for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their grown-ups. This event is offered online.  Sponsored by Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library.

SCRIBBLER’S CABAL: Thursday afternoons 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. In this program, all are welcome to draw with the library’s Dave Burbank. This program is now being offered in person, in the Children’s Room, and online. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Registration is encouraged so that participants can be notified of any schedule changes. Check the library events page for registration information.