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Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

winter

Winter Wonderland Fun

Deanwood Library

11 a.m.
Experience wintertime merriment through seasonal stories, movies, festive things to make and crafts good enough to eat. For ages 4-12.

Lego Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

11 a.m.
Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 

Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

I Made It Myself

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts.

Hanukkah Crafts for Kids

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

2 p.m.
Gear up for Hanukkah at the library. Create your own Dreidel ornament and get some ideas for other fun Hanukkah-themed crafts you can do at home. Children ages 2 and older will enjoy this simple holiday craft. For questions about the program, please contact Elaine Pelton at 202-541-6100.

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!

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, Dec. 22, 2014

Craft and a Movie

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1 p.m.
Watch a film based on a popular, Winter-themed, children's book and make a related craft.

STEM Mondays

Francis A. Gregory Library

4:15 p.m.
STEM is an acronym for fields of study in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Red Bricks

Project Bricks

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Undirected play with LEGO building blocks. For all ages.

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

Story Time writing

Preschool Story Time

Lamond-Riggs Library

10:30 a.m.
Introduce your child to a love of reading and the library, at our weekly Wednesday story times. 

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Lego Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

11 a.m.
Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 

Family Craft-ernoon!

Takoma Park Library

2 p.m.
Every other Saturday enjoy family crafts for all ages.Crafts will vary with the seasons and holidays. All materials will be provided.

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014

Sunday Craft and a Movie

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1 p.m.
View a much-loved classic Winter film while learning a new craft.

I Made It Myself

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and 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, Dec. 29, 2014

Craft and a Movie

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1 p.m.
Watch a film based on a popular, Winter-themed, children's book and make a related craft.

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Image of a Yeti

Yeah for Yetis!

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
What's big, furry, and likes to live in cold places? Why it's a yeti of course. What's a yeti you say? Yetis -- or abominable snowmen as they otherwise known -- are legendary creatures said to inhabit the Himalayan region of Nepal and Tibet. Unfortunately, we couldn't coax a yeti to make an appearance at the library, but we can celebrate all that makes them wonderful. Join us for an afternoon of games, crafts and more as we devote us ourselves to this fascinating creature. For ages 6 and older.  

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

Story Time writing

Preschool Story Time

Lamond-Riggs Library

10:30 a.m.
Introduce your child to a love of reading and the library, at our weekly Wednesday story times. 

Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015

I Made It Myself

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and 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, Jan. 5, 2015

Toddler Art & Stories

Georgetown Library

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

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Creative Crafts

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Creative Crafts is a program for 4-8 year olds that will take place every Tuesday in January. Each week we will do a different craft that will build a child's creativity, problem solving skills and be lots of fun!
Red Bricks

Project Bricks

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Undirected play with LEGO building blocks. For all ages.

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Story Time writing

Preschool Story Time

Lamond-Riggs Library

10:30 a.m.
Introduce your child to a love of reading and the library, at our weekly Wednesday story times. 

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

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

Kids and Teen Activity Night

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

5:30 p.m.
Join us every first Wednesday of the month for an older kids and teen program. Each month we'll have something different - arts and crafts, computer skills, science experiments and more. Intended for children and teens age 10 through 18.

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, a take-home craft/project, and an opportunity to read to a PAL dog. The whole family is invited to join in the FUN!

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Palisades Library

5 p.m.
Join us for our Mad Hatter's Tea Party as we celebrate the birthday of author Lewis Carroll and the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Make Wonderland crafts and enjoy "tea" and refreshments. We will follow up our soiree with a screening and sing-a-along of Disney's animated movie based on the book. 

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Family Craft-ernoon!

Takoma Park Library

2 p.m.
Every other Saturday enjoy family crafts for all ages.Crafts will vary with the seasons and holidays. All materials will be provided.

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015

I Made It Myself

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts.