April 29, 2016

Greenfest Storytime

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart hosts a Greenfest Storytime at 2:30 p.m. Saturday April 30 in the Children's Room. Come join Mayor Kate as she reads some great kids' books with environmental themes. We'll conclude the program with a green-themed craft for kids to do. And don't forget to check out the rest of the 2nd annual Montgomery County Greenfest, which runs tomorrow from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and is centered at the Takoma Park Community Center. There will be music, films, speakers (including US EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy), exhibitors and workshops -- all focused on building our community and improving our environment. Greenfest

April 28, 2016

Pigeon Poop

The Poop on PigeonsThursday, April 28, 7 pm — Author/illustrator Kevin McCloskey discusses his new non-fiction beginning reader, The Poop on Pigeons.

He is also the author of Mrs. Fitz’s Flamingos, We Dig Worms!, and the wonderfully quirky St. Patrick: the lesser known miracles.

The Poop on Pigeons

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April 18, 2016

Spot the Cat

Tuesday, April 19, 7 pm – Author/illustrator Henry Cole talks about his new picture book.
Publisher's page (with other illustrations)
Reading Rockets interview


Spot the Cat

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April 10, 2016

D.E.A.R.

Drop Everything and Read Day
Tuesday April 12th

and ... it's Beverly Cleary's 100th birthday!

Come read with us at the library - 7 pm on the 12th.
We'll have birthday cake.

The Beverly Cleary website
Beverly Cleary biography
Washington Post article


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April 08, 2016

Spring Crafts on Sunday

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Spring Crafts is on Sunday, April 10 from 2:00-3:00. Drop in and make flower scratch art, a felt flower bouquet, and a Very Hungry Caterpillar necklace, among other crafts. Kids of all ages!

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Birdsong

Graphic Novelist James Sturm
Takoma Park Maryland Library
Monday, Apr. 11, 7 pm


isbn 9781935179948

Sturm presents his book, Birdsong: A Story in Pictures, a wordless book for ages 5-8.

Strum is the director of the Center for Cartoon Studies (James Sturm for grown-ups)

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April 04, 2016

Bedtime Stories on Tuesday, Mar. 1

Go to Sleep Farm

Bedtime Stories will be on Tuesday, April 5 at 7:00. We'll read stories, sing songs, and do a simple craft at the end. The theme is nighttime on the farm.

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April 03, 2016

Where’s the Party?

Here.

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Thursday, April 7, 7pm – Author/illustrator Ruth Chan spotlights her new picture book, Where’s the Party?

Chan's illustrations are charming. Look at her Portraits of the Unsure and Portfolio.

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April 01, 2016

LEGO Club on Sunday, April 3

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The library's monthly LEGO Club will be on Sunday, April 3 from 1:30-3:00. Registration is not necessary but keeps you abreast of any program changes.
The target age is 3-10. Enjoy free play and building with our collection of LEGO and DUPLO.

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