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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

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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. 
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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 & 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. 
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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

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

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

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!
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Family Craft

Georgetown Library

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

Play Dough Play Day

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Children ages 2 and 1/2 to 4 years old will love squishing, kneading and creating new things with dough. Ms. Tea will follow a simple non-toxic recipe that requires no cooking, and provide other resources and household items as dough modeling tools to prompt creative thinking and exploration. Don't forget to celebrate National Play Dough Day on September 16!
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

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.
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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. 

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

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. 19, 2015

Preschool Story Time

Georgetown Library

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

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. kick-off National Hispanic Heritage Month in the Great Hall with music, dancing, live performances, face-painting and crafts for kids. This event is free and for all ages. Families are welcome! De la 11 a.m. a 4 p.m. venga para celebrar la Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Habrá música, baile, espectáculos en vivo, pintura de la cara, y manualidades para niños. Este evento para la familia es gratis y para todas las edades. ¡Traiga la familia!

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015

Play, Dance, Create Kids Clip Art

It's My Body! Art and Movement Workshop

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
This workshop complements the D.C.Rape Crisis Center's Good Touch Bad Touch sexual abuse prevention curriculum for pre-school through sixth grade students. It is designed to create a shared learning experience between adults and youth. The workshop incorporates theater, art and games to explore the concepts of expression, communication and boundaries.    
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. 21, 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. 22, 2015

Make a Piñata!

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by making a small piñata. For ages 5-10. 
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. 23, 2015

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!