Enjoy a weekly play time for young children. Constructive play and early literacy activities.
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Stories, music, folktales and fun for preschoolers and kindergartners.
This story time is for ages 3-5.
Join our Braille Book Club for Kids which is for children in grades 1-6 (and their parents) who are Braille readers. This program is sponsored in partnership with Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.
The Braille Book Club for Kids meets the first Saturday of every month, at 11 a.m. (except holidays or as advertised) in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.
For more information, contact the Adaptive Services Division at 202-727-2142 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.
Join us upstairs in our Children's Area.
This story time is open to all families but is designed for younger children. We will read stories, sing songs and rhymes and do crafts.
Start your holidays by making your own ornaments!
These ornaments will be created with origami, knitting or 3-D printing.
Participants will read poetry at an open mic.
Best ages 16 & up
Join us for an all-ages story time with singing, dancing and lots of fun!
Enter the land of pixie dust and spread your sparkle at our fairy party in the Children's Department on the second floor.
Come dressed in your favorite fairy finery to hear magical stories, design your own set of wings to wear, create a fairy house and more.
For ages 5 years and older. For more information, contact the Children's Department at 202-727-1248.
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Come play with us! We will provide classic board and card games, as well as Duplo blocks!
All day Sunday (1-5 p.m.) in the Children’s Room.
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more.
Recommended for ages 0-12.
Make handmade ornaments and decorations as gifts or for your own family.
We'll be in the board room on the second floor and will provide supplies and craft ideas for adults, teens, and children. Participation is limited to twenty people.
Join us for a festive family event!
We will be celebrating the holiday season with a performance by the Georgetown University female a cappella group Harmony and a screening of the cartoon classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Then, we'll light up the winter night by making our own holiday lanterns and putting them on display outside of the library.
Christylez Bacon is a GRAMMY Nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist and multi-instrumentalist from Southeast, Washington, DC.
As a performer, Christylez multi-tasks between various instruments such as the West African djembe drum, acoustic guitar and the human beat-box (oral percussion), all while continuing the oral tradition of storytelling through his lyrics.
He will give a performance as part of our Sunday Celebration.
Rosedale is having a winter party, with a special story time, crafts, and tree decorating!
- 2 p.m.: Ms. Annclaire will offer a winter-themed story time with books, action rhymes and songs.
- 3 p.m.: Children can make ornaments to take home or use to decorate Rosedale’s tree.
- 4 p.m.: The library-wide party begins, with food and music.
As part of our Sunday Celebration, come make paper craft ornaments for our Winterfest Tree!
Monday, December 9, 2013
Baby/Toddler Story Time is for children birth to 2 years old.
Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs.
Come explore the world and new ideas through reading stories, movies, arts and crafts.
All programs are free and open to the public.
Fun films for the little ones, ages 3-5. Second showing at 11:30.
If bringing a group, please call 202-576-7252 ahead of time to reserve a spot.
Join us for our weekly preschool storytime!
Appropriate for ages 0 to 30 months.
Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces, and tickles every Monday for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers.
Come and read, sing and dance with stories and songs from around the world. This story time will be partially in English and also feature songs and stories in a variety of foreign languages.
Please call 202-727-1248 for more details.
A storytime that combines early literacy and Process-Oriented Art. Process-Oriented Art is a technique that focuses on the process of producing art, rather than the product, and places emphasis on creative exploration of art materials.
Join us for stories, songs and a little bit of art.
This storytime is recommended for ages 2-5.
Babies enjoy books, rhymes, songs and other activities on the laps of their caregivers. For pre-walkers.
Registration required. Sign up at the children's desk or by phone, 202-282-0021.
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