Fizz, Boom Read! Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead with story time for our younger readers.
This summer read aloud program is designed for children birth to age five and their parent or caregiver. The emphasis will be on stories with a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Design and Math, theme. Craft, activity or experiment to follow stories. It is never too early to foster a love of reading and the sciences in your child.
Story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting. Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs, and learning new rhymes.
Back to School
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Read the book and watch the movie! Each month will feature a new title chosen especially for teens! Join the discussion, answer trivia and enjoy a great movie.
READ THIS BOOK:
This month, visit the library to pick up a copy of Tomorrow when the War Began, by John Marsden. Seven Australian teenagers return from a camping trip in the bush to discover that their country has been invaded and they must hide to stay alive.
WATCH THIS MOVIE:
The unsuspecting citizens of Spokane, Washington, wake up one morning to the shocking sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky in a surprise attack on the United States. Soon the entire city is under enemy control, but a group of courageous teenagers has decided to fight back, waging an all-out war against the invaders, to take back their town and their freedom! RATED PG-13
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Sunday, August 24, 2014
After a high speed freeway police chase Madea winds up in front of Judge Mablean. When the judge learns that the police did not mirandize Madea, she has to be
released but Judge Mablean decides to put Madea in an anger management class. As soon as Madea returns home, she finds a wild party being hosted by her brother, Joe.
Madea uses a machine gun to scare the partygoers away.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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Light refreshments will be served
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The DC Public Library and Pepco are working together this summer to present classes at your local library about energy management. As part of this program, our library branches will be holding educational classes designed to help you take control of your energy use. You will learn how to use Pepco’s online energy management tools and create personalized energy management plans. You’ll also learn simple and helpful ideas to help you save money and energy in your home. Click here to view the schedule of these energy education classes.
As part of Energize DC, our local libraries will also be distributing children’s activity pages and fun giveaways as part of the Summer Reading Series. Ask your local library how to get copies. Learn more about Energize DC at takecontroldc.com