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Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

Play, Learn, and Grow Together! Clip art

It's My Body! Art and Movement Workshop

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
This workshop complements DCRCC's Good Touch Bad Touch curriculum. It is designed to create a shared learning experience between adults and youth. It incorporates theater, art, and games to explore the concepts of expression, communication, and boundaries.         
craft supplies

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts. We will not meet on Sept. 13 and Sept. 20. 

Crafts & Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Sunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint! Children ages 12 and younger and their caregivers are welcome, and all craft supplies will be provided.  This program is intended for children ages 4-12 and their families. 
DC State Fair logo

D.C. State Fair Art and Poetry Contest

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Kids in preschool through 9th grade are invited to come to Shaw Library's I Made It Myself arts and crafts sessions on Sundays, Aug. 23, Aug. 30, and Sept. 6 to work on your D.C. State Fair Kids Art and Poetry Contest entry. We'll provide markers, crayons, paper, scissors, and poetry books for inspiration. You provide the creativity (and any special materials you'd like to use)!
crafts

Sunday Crafts

Palisades Library

2:30 p.m.
Please join us every Sunday at the Palisades Library for crafts in the Children's Room! All ages are welcome and crafts will run from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Let's have fun crafting at the library!

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

Water balloon pelting of 2014

End of Summer Reading Party

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Join us for the End Summer Reading Party. We will have games, crafts, ice cream, snacks and water balloons. And if you are in the League of Extraordinary Readers and you have read more than either Ms. Liz, Ms. Stacy, Mrs. Jess or Ms. Ruth, it is finally time for you to pelt us with water balloons!

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Maker Martes

Maker Martes

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Come create with us every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Each week we will have a different project to make. Explore art, music, science, technology, and more! This program is recommended for children ages 6 and older.

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

Alligator

Tween Beading Club

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Come relax, hang out with friends and make bead creations in the Teen Section on the second floor.

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 6-12.  

PAL Pajama Party

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
It's a Pajama Party... with doggies!!! Join us in your jammies for a doggie story time and an opportunity to read to a PAL dog. The whole family is invited to join in the FUN!

Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015

Preschool Story Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, music, folktales and fun for Preschoolers and Kindergartners. Recommended for ages 3-5. 

Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015

Crafts & Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Sunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint! Children ages 12 and younger and their caregivers are welcome, and all craft supplies will be provided.  This program is intended for children ages 4-12 and their families. 
DC State Fair logo

D.C. State Fair Art and Poetry Contest

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Kids in preschool through 9th grade are invited to come to Shaw Library's I Made It Myself arts and crafts sessions on Sundays, Aug. 23, Aug. 30, and Sept. 6 to work on your D.C. State Fair Kids Art and Poetry Contest entry. We'll provide markers, crayons, paper, scissors, and poetry books for inspiration. You provide the creativity (and any special materials you'd like to use)!
craft supplies

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts. We will not meet on Sept. 13 and Sept. 20. 
crafts

Sunday Crafts

Palisades Library

2:30 p.m.
Please join us every Sunday at the Palisades Library for crafts in the Children's Room! All ages are welcome and crafts will run from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Let's have fun crafting at the library!

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Maker Martes

Maker Martes

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Come create with us every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Each week we will have a different project to make. Explore art, music, science, technology, and more! This program is recommended for children ages 6 and older.

Labor Day Crafts

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
Children can enjoy a brief discussion about what Labor Day is all about, and then have fun designing their own dream career figure. For ages 3-10.

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

Alligator

Tween Beading Club

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Come relax, hang out with friends and make bead creations in the Teen Section on the second floor.

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 6-12.  
Create Club

Create Club

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for arts & crafts activities. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
Martha Stewart's Favorite Crafts for Kids

Create Club

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room for arts and crafts. Past projects have included sand art, watercolor painting, tie-dye, shoebox houses, kites, cork boats, and homemade play dough.  For ages 6-12. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.

PAL Pajama Party

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
It's a Pajama Party... with doggies!!! Join us in your jammies for a doggie story time and an opportunity to read to a PAL dog. The whole family is invited to join in the FUN!

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

Preschool Story Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, music, folktales and fun for Preschoolers and Kindergartners. Recommended for ages 3-5. 

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015

Roald Dahl Day

Celebrate Roald Day Day!

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Sept. 13th is Roald Dahl Day! Celebrate at the library during our regular scheduled Family Fun Day Sunday program. We'll show a movie adaptation of one of Roald Dahl's books and have games and crafts to enjoy!
crafts

Family Craft

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a themed family craft!    
crafts

Sunday Crafts

Palisades Library

2:30 p.m.
Please join us every Sunday at the Palisades Library for crafts in the Children's Room! All ages are welcome and crafts will run from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Let's have fun crafting at the library!

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Child crawling through play tunnel

Toddler Art & Stories

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
A themed story time that focuses on exploring art materials through process-oriented art. Recommended for ages 2-5. 

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

In the Zone

In the Zone

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
In the Zone is held the third Tuesday of each month for kids to kick back and enjoy games, crafts or other fun.  Ages 3-12.
maracas

Maker Martes Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Start Hispanic Heritage Month off with some Maker Martes fun! Join us in the Children's Room for a musical craft where we make maracas and listen to music in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. 
Museum

Museum-Inspired Arts and Crafts

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Join us to learn about art and create art in this museum inspired craft program. This program is aimed at children ages 6 to 12.