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Monday, April 20, 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. 
Artsy April

Kid's Night: Artsy April

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
In April, Kid’s Night will feature a variety of programs focued on the arts in honor of National Poetry Month and Jazz Appreciation Month. April 6 Acrostic Poems Learn about differnt types of poetry try your hand at writing an acrostic poem. April 13 LEGO Poetry Combine words and LEGO bricks to build your own poems

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Picture of LEGO figure's head

LEGO Craft

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Ever wondered what it would be like to create your own LEGO figure? If you have a love for LEGOs and want to try a fun craft, then stop on by! We will create a LEGO head for you to take home. Get your crafting skills on and don't forget to check us out throughout April as we celebrate LEGOs all month long.   Please note, however, that this program involves the use of some craft supplies that require safe handling, so it is recommended that parents or caregivers supervise children during this activity.
Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Northeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Northeast Library every Tuesday after school. Enjoy crafts, activities, stories, and games - be surprised by something different every week and be prepared to have a ball! This program is appropriate for children ages 6-12.  No registration is necessary. We hope to see you there!    
The Lorax

In The Zone: Celebrate Earth Day with The Lorax

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We celebrate Earth Day a day early viewing a cartoon version of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax.

Wednesday, April 22, 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. 
Princeless

Graphic Novel Book Club

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Join us for Graphic Novel Book Club to talk about Princeless by Jeremy Whitley.   We'll have a snack related to the book during our discussion and a craft project that ties in with the story. 
Example cuff bracelet made from recyclable materials

Earth Day Craft

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day in style! Create and decorate your own cuff bracelet using recyclable materials such as paper towel rolls, colorful cardboard, bottle caps and tabs, magazines, and more.

Earth Day Craft

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
Enjoy Earth Day with some activities and a craft. Appropriate for ages 5-12.

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Arts and crafts for children of all ages. A program for children and their families.

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, April 25, 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, April 26, 2015

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) 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!
Image of piñata in shape of hot air balloon.

Piñata Making!

Palisades Library

2:30 p.m.
Join us in making papier-mâché piñatas in preparation for Cinco de Mayo. Help to make one for the library's Cinco de Mayo celebration, or make one to take home! Come prepared to get messy! All ages welcome 2:30-4 p.m. *This is part of a weekly Sunday craft program at Palisades Library. Join us every Sunday for a different craft!
peeps

Family Craft: Peeps Dioramas

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Come and make springtime dioramas with marshmallow peeps! This program is appropriate for children of all ages and families.

Monday, April 27, 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. 
Artsy April

Kid's Night: Artsy April

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
In April, Kid’s Night will feature a variety of programs focued on the arts in honor of National Poetry Month and Jazz Appreciation Month. April 6 Acrostic Poems Learn about differnt types of poetry try your hand at writing an acrostic poem. April 13 LEGO Poetry Combine words and LEGO bricks to build your own poems

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Northeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Northeast Library every Tuesday after school. Enjoy crafts, activities, stories, and games - be surprised by something different every week and be prepared to have a ball! This program is appropriate for children ages 6-12.  No registration is necessary. We hope to see you there!    

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Art Club

Drawapalooza: Its an Art Club

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

5 p.m.
Art Club for children and teens. Participants will create art usine a variety of media. Meets bi-weekly in the Childrens Room.

Saturday, May 2, 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, May 3, 2015

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) 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!
Hugo Book Cover

Make Your Own Automaton

Palisades Library

2:30 p.m.
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick, revolves around an automaton with a secret message inside. Automata are non-electronic mechanical devices that are made of metal, wood or paper and perform a certain function. Join us to make your own paper automaton at the library! Can't make it on the May 3? Pick up a paper kit during the week to make your own automaton at home.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Paint Supplies

Mt. Pleasant Youth Arts Fair

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Every year, Mt. Pleasant hosts a public art exhibition of work by local students, so everyone in the community can see what talented kids we have in our midst! Stop by the Children's Room on the second floor to view selected works from the 2015 Mt. Pleasant Youth Arts Fair. This year's theme is "Heroes of Mt. Pleasant." The show is featured here at the library and at surrounding local businesses.

Toddler Art & Stories

Georgetown Library

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

Make Your Own Automaton

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick revolves around an automaton with a secret message inside.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Paint Supplies

Mt. Pleasant Youth Arts Fair

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Every year, Mt. Pleasant hosts a public art exhibition of work by local students, so everyone in the community can see what talented kids we have in our midst! Stop by the Children's Room on the second floor to view selected works from the 2015 Mt. Pleasant Youth Arts Fair. This year's theme is "Heroes of Mt. Pleasant." The show is featured here at the library and at surrounding local businesses.