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LGBTQ Pride Buttons

Northwest One Library

(All day)
For the first two weeks of June, drop by Northwest One Neighborhood Library and tell us what makes you proud to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, or an ally and get a button to show off your Pride. Get one early enough and you can wear it during Capital Pride week!

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. 

Funny Friday

Southeast Library

(All day)
Listen to funny stories, play silly games, do outlandish activities, and check out what funny books and movies the library has in stock.Every first Friday at 4 p.m., there's something different going on in the basement program room, but it's always something funny, silly, ridiculous, or weird, and always for kids ages 5-10.

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.

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 reviewCreation of an email addressOnline applicationsOnline job searches

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.

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.

Sounds Like Fun!

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Sounds Like Fun is a show about sound. A variety of everyday objects are used in investigations which illustrate the science behind sound.  With tuning forks, oven racks, broomsticks, and oatmeal boxes, Margaret Lynch will delight children and adults alike with sound experiments.  Ages 7-12

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.

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.

Doughnut Tales

Deanwood Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us at Deanwood Library for delicious stories, doughnut holes and a movie.For ages 3-6.

Children's Movies

Deanwood Library

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

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.

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

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Story time for ages 2-5 years.Tickets are required for entry.

Music Mania

Chevy Chase Library

11 a.m.
Children ages 1 to 5 are invited to join us on Friday mornings for developmentally appropriate song and dance!

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

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.

H.O.P.E. Theater - Helping Our People Engage

Anacostia Library

11:30 a.m.
In the spirit of revitalizing the historic cinema theaters of Anacostia, such as the Carver Theater, the Anacostia Theater, the Naylor Theater, and the Congress Theater, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library proudly presents, H.O.P.E. Theater, Helping Our People Engage.

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. 

Lunch Hour Yoga

Georgetown Library

12:30 p.m.
Feed yourself something different during your lunch. Join us for ongoing lunch hour yoga at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. Our wonderful teachers come from different disciplines but are hoping to bring some health to your mind and body during a busy work week. Yoga will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Sounds Like Fun!

Capitol View Library

2:30 p.m.
Sounds Like Fun is a show about sound. A variety of everyday objects are used in investigations which illustrate the science behind sound.  With tuning forks, oven racks, broomsticks, and oatmeal boxes, Margaret Lynch will delight children and adults alike with sound experiments.  Ages 7-12

Science Friday: Let's Watch Bill Nye!

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

3 p.m.
Every Friday afternoon, we'll be showing two episodes of Bill Nye the Science Guy, the show that makes science fun for kids!This program will take place in the Children's Story Circle and is open to kids ages 8-12.

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.

Friday Films

Mt. Pleasant Library

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