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Friday, July 1, 2016

cardboard cars

Car Decorating Extravaganza

Mt. Pleasant Library

2:30 p.m.
Cruise to the movies in a zippy, crafty "car"! Decorate cardboard boxes in the children's room! Make them into cars you can sit in to watch a movie at 3 p.m.!

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Preschool Story Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
lego clipart

Lego Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

11 a.m.
Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 
paper dolls of the Racing Presidents at Nationals Park

Read and Learn

Lamond-Riggs Library

11 a.m.
All ages are welcome to this Family Fun program. We will create paper dolls of the Racing Presidents at Nationals Park.  Come in and share the fun, make more than one!  Ready? Set. Go! Learn where to find biographical information in the Children's Room
Summer Reading Logo

Go For the Gold Craft Day

Deanwood Library

2 p.m.
Continue the summer reading celebration at Deanwood Library! We'll make (paper) torches, beaded bracelets, and Olympic style rings together. 

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Mini Maker

Parklands-Turner Library

1 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Children ages 3 to 7 with an adult are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.  

Mega Maker

Petworth Library

1:30 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 1:30 to 3:00.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  

Mega Maker

Parklands-Turner Library

1:30 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.  

Mega Maker

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.  

Mega Maker

Mt. Pleasant Library

2:30 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  
I Spy Patterns and Puzzles program flyer

I Spy: Patterns and Puzzles for Teens, Tweens & Young Children

Parklands-Turner Library

3 p.m.
Every Tuesday after school, join the teens, tweens, and young children who test their visual, spatial, mathematical, and logical acumen, using mandalas; logical geometric and pictorial puzzles; LEGO; wooden blocks; and more.  I Spy Hours: 3:00-5:00 p.m.NOTE: Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied and actively supervised by a caregiver aged 13 years and older. 

Mega Maker

Southwest Library

3 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.
Project Bricks

Project Bricks

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Self directed play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the children's room. For children of all ages.

Mega Maker

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.
Toddler Art and Stories

Smart with Art and Stories Tuesday

Rosedale Library

5 p.m.
Spend the summer showing off and creating some art! On Tuesdays throughout the summer children can visit Rosedale and enjoy a short story time and then an hour of arts and crafts. 

Mini Maker

Francis A. Gregory Library

11:15 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Children ages 3 to 7 with an adult are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.  

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Mini Maker

Parklands-Turner Library

1 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Children ages 3 to 7 with an adult are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.  

Mega Maker

Petworth Library

1:30 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 1:30 to 3:00.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  

Mega Maker

Parklands-Turner Library

1:30 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.  

Mega Maker

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

1:30 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Monday and Wednesday from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  

Mega Maker

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.  

Mega Maker

Deanwood Library

2 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Monday and Wednesday from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.

Engineering Wednesday

Rosedale Library

2 p.m.
Did you ever want to build a mini-catapult or a paper airplane? On Wednesdays during the summer children can spend an hour designing and creating a special engineering project. 
making hats, trying on hats, kids club

Kids Club: Hats!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
The theme of the day is hats! We will read stories and sing songs about hats, try on different hats, and make our hats own to take home.
Karen Brown:  Visual Artist  & Arts Educator

Karen Brown: Visual Artist & Arts Educator

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Make one-of-a-kind books and bookmarks through techniques such as pop-ups, maze books, accordion and The One Page Wonder!     For ages 6-12

Mega Maker

Mt. Pleasant Library

2:30 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  

Mega Maker

Southwest Library

3 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.

Mega Maker

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

3:30 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops the following Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.