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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.
April 11Drop in between 3:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. and complete a math worksheet. Get a small prize upon completion!Appropriate for ages 5 and older.May 30Join us for math help, or to pick up worksheets for extra practice!Practice those skills with us if you are between ages 5-12!June 27Come grow your math skills! Ask for extra help with math questions or pick up some worksheets for practice!Appropriate for ages 5-12!
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.
Stories, songs, dances, and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.Remember there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.Cuentos, canciones, cailes, y más en inglés y español para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos.
Enjoy an engaging performance of dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa with authentic costumes. Learn how science and technology has influenced Island life. Watch a demonstration of the primitive way of husking, cracking, shaving and milking a coconut.Ages 6-12
If you want to continue your education, change your career path, or just have an interest in being a lifelong learner, then Step Into Career, Education and Vocation Online Resources is the class for you!
]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.
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.
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.
Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs and rhymes. This story time is a caregiver and child program for children that are walking up to and including age 3. NEW: Tickets are now required to attend this program and are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis.
Learn how to make your own hula hoop (using materials from the garden store) and how to reuse your hoop in various ways. Then, test the concepts of parallel oscillation, centripetal force, angular momentum, and friction as we enjoy a few hula hoop games and dances. All ages are welcome. Registration is required.