04/25/2014

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Come Play Chess!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
Are you interested in playing Chess?We have chess sets available for use during normal operating hours. Come to the desk in Popular Services and pick one up!For beginners, advanced, or just curious players, the "game of kings" offers endless hours of fun and can be highly educational. All ages are welcome. 

Book Hill French Market

Georgetown Library

(All day)
Enjoy French-themed events when you take a break from the festivities on Book Hill.

Music Time

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Join us for a half-hour of music, movement and songs for children ages 1-3 and their caregivers.

Baby Lap Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
An early literacy lap-sit program that combines sharing stories, songs, rhythm activities and baby bounces. A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.For ages birth to 12 months.

Music Time

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Children sing and move to the music and have a hands on opportunity to play musical instruments.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Deanwood Library

10 a.m.
We'll have some fun with tales for two- and three-year-olds!Featuring:storiescraftsaction rhymesand more!

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
Early literacy program for ages birth to 2 years. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.

Spanish Story Time / Hora del Cuento

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Cuentos, Canciones, Bailes, y más para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos. Por motivos de seguridad, existe un límite de 75 participantes para cada hora del cuento. Recuerden hay una hora del cuento a las 10 a.m. y repite a las 11 a.m. Para programar una visita para su clase por favor llame al 202-671-3125.

Family Story Time (All Ages)

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
]Story time fun for the whole family! Come in and enjoy family-friendly stories, songs, movement and rhymes.  Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 a.m.
Early literacy program for ages birth to 2 years. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.

Preschool Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages of 3 to 5 years old.

Preschool Story Time

Capitol View Library

10:30 a.m.
Enjoy stories, visuals, music, arts, movement and much more with the children's librarian!An open program for children and caregivers.For ages 3-5.

Step Into Readers' Resources Online

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10:30 a.m.
Have you exhausted your favorite author's writings? Are you in need of some suggestions on what to read next? Check out DCPL's Readers' Resources for book suggestions, read-a-likes, author biographies, and more in room 311 (third floor computer lab)!

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 a.m.
An early literacy lap-sit program that combines sharing stories, songs, rhythm activities and baby bounces.A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.For ages birth to 24 months.

Children's Movies

Deanwood Library

10:30 a.m.
After Friday story time, join us for weekly Scholastic Storybook Treasures for ages 3-7.

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

11 a.m.
Early literacy program for ages birth to 2 years. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.

Preschool Story Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Story time for ages 2-5 years. Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available upstairs in the Children's Room about 10 minutes before story time begins. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.

Preschool Story Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
This story time helps children with early language and literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills with the librarian.

Wonderful Ones & Twos

Tenley-Friendship Library

11:30 a.m.
Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs and rhymes. Wonderful Ones is a caregiver and child program for children that are walking up to and including age two.You must register each week for this program. 

Friday Matinee Movie!

West End Library

2 p.m.
Weekly movies are back! Come join us on Fridays to watch movies on the BIG screen!

Teen Time

Takoma Park Library

3:30 p.m.
Come hang out with other teens and do fun activities like crafts, scavenger hunts, karaoke and more!Something different every week.Recommended for tweens and teens ages 11-15.

STEAM Team

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Ages 6-12.Please call 202-727-1278 if you have any questions.

Friday Films

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Family Film and Story! Fridays at 4 p.m. Recommended for all ages.

Board Game Night

Northeast Library

4 p.m.
Teens are invited to start the weekend off right with a little bit of friendly board game competition. Come on over, set aside the technology and enjoy some good, old-fashioned fun. Patrons ages 13-19. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions.

Earth Day Craft Time

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Come learn how to recycle everyday objects into works of art.For children of all ages.

Drawing Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4 p.m.
Join us after school on Fridays where we will use books from our collection to sketch, copy, draw and create our own artwork, manga and comics. Recommended for children 8 to 12. 

Earth Day Crafts

Cleveland Park Library

4:15 p.m.
Make an artwork with recycled materials! Children will learn how to make beautiful works of art with recycled materials and discarded objects. This program is for children ages 3 and up.

Cyber Hyper Tech Meeting

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us for another tech-themed program this month! We will be doing some educational activities but mostly just using the time to have a little fun and explore our interest in computers.Appropriate for ages 9-12.