Organizations & Groups

“The Kensington Community is so fortunate to have its very own celebration for books!  Every Spring we re-connect with our community to meet new authors, enjoy fabulous music and talk books!  The festival provides the Kensington Park Friends of the Library volunteers an opportunity to share library news with community book-lovers.”
– Liz Brennan, Former President, Kensington Park Friends of the Library

2018 Organizations and Groups coming soon!

Here are our 2017 participants…..

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The Kensington Day of the Book Festival joins with members of the Casal Catala of Washington DC in celebrating the Catalan origins of the Day of the Book. Visit their tent on Howard Ave near Armory Ave.   Read a history of the “Day of the Book”  here

Location: Howard Avenue near Armory Avenue

fotl_kpKensington Park Friends of the Library
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Established in 2012 to support a public library that meets our community’s needs, KPFOL offers free literary talks and events. Member dues and donations provide support and materials for the library. FOL KP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Location: Howard Avenue


Maryland Insurance Administration
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Welcome to the Maryland Insurance Administration. The agency’s goal is to provide efficient, effective service to both the consumers of insurance products and the insurance industry. The Maryland Insurance Administration best serves its core constituents by assuring fair treatment of consumers. This consumer protection begins by regulating the availability of insurance coverage at fair prices and extends to issues of solvency and fair sales, claims and settlement practices.
Location: Howard Avenue


Get up! Takoma Radio 94.3 FM
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Clear the cobwebs with carefully cultivated words and music every Monday morning with Michael Causey + Deborah Jaffe.  Good songs, Good interviews, Good morning!

8-9:30 am every Monday morning    /   Deborah’s website   /   Michael’s website

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Maryland Writers Association – Montgomery County Chapter

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MWA-Montgomery is an affiliate of the Maryland Writers Association (MWA), a voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the art, business, and craft of writing. Our group strives to create a safe and supportive community where both published and unpublished writers can come together in fellowship to learn from one another, grow, network, and realize their writing dreams.


Alpha Delta Kappa – Epsilon Chapter
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Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism and world understanding. As their altruistic project, Montgomery County’s Epsilon Chapter sells Little Pickle Press children’s picture books to schools, families, libraries, doctors’ offices, and other organizations. Proceeds go to St. Jude’s Hospital, Komen, and two Maryland residential programs for at-risk children: Salem Trust and Sheriff’s Boys Ranch.

mwaMystery Writers of America, Mid-Atlantic Chapter
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Mystery Writers of America, Inc. was established in 1945 by a dozen or so like-minded mystery writers for the purpose of promoting and protecting the interests and welfare of mystery writers and to increase the esteem and literary recognition given to the genre.
Location: Howard Avenue