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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.
Stories, songs and fun for young ones.Please note that 10:30 a.m. Baby Time will be ticketed to a maximum of 60 people. Tickets are available free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m. The second Baby Time at 11 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.
Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and rhymes.Wonderful Ones & Twos is for children that are walking up to and including age two.You must register each week for this program.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available in the Children's Room 10 minutes before Lap Time begins. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.
Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area. Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome. Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis. Ages 11-19.
The P.E.T. Clique Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases. Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fan fiction (writing) and fan art (drawing).
Patrons are invited to kick back and enjoy a screening of a film. We’ll provide the popcorn if you provide the enthusiasm! Screenings will start promptly at 6:05 p.m. in the meeting room on the Lower Level.Patrons ages 13-19 welcome. Please call 202-698-0183 for questions or concerns about the titles being screened.