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Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Painting by C.R. Wells of the Jackson Family Art Show

Celebrate Black History Month with the Jackson Family Art Show!

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

2 p.m.
The Jackson Family Art Show celebrates three generation of greatness in art! Come to the Bellvue Library to celebrate Black History Month with an art exhibit, reception, and hands-on art demonstration and art show.  The Jackson Family Art Show will also visit: King Memorial Library on Feb. 5, 6 p.m. Rosedale Library on Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 1, 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!

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

quilt

Women’s History Quilt Project

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
As part of Women’s History Month, children and tweens can make a paper quilt piece about women in their lives or famous women in history. The pieces will be put together as one quilt and displayed at Rosedale for the rest of March.
Red Bricks

Project Bricks

Cleveland Park Library

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

Wednesday, March 4, 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. 
crown

Purim Party

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a Purim Party! Please dress up as a hero or a villain as we read stories of princesses (and princes!) who rescue themselves and their communities. We will also decorate our own paper crowns. This program is recommended for children ages 3 and older.

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!

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

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

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Art Club

Drawapalooza: Its an Art Club

Dorothy I. Height/Benning 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, March 7, 2015

Cat in the Hat book cover

Seuss Stories!

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday week -- he'd be 111 years old this year! -- with a readaloud of some of his classic books and a take-home craft. The fun takes place in the children's area of the main reading room. Ages 3 and older.

Sunday, March 8, 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!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Dr. Seuss film

A Dr. Seuss Afternoon

Rosedale Library

4:30 p.m.
Come celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 111th birthday! Beginning at 4:30, there will be crafts and a movie. In the movie, a nosy reporter tries to learn all about Dr. Seuss and learns the facts from Dr. Seuss’s own characters. This film runs for 90 minutes. 

Wednesday, March 11, 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. 
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, a take-home craft/project, and an opportunity to read to a PAL dog. The whole family is invited to join in the FUN!

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

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

Friday, March 13, 2015

play dough

Play Dough Play Day

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us from 10:30-11:15 a.m.: Children ages 2.5 - 4 years old will LOVE squishing, kneading and creating new things with dough. We will follow a simple non-toxic recipe that requires no cooking. Ms. Tea will provide other resources and household items as dough modeling tools and will be available to prompt creative thinking. At 4 p.m., we will resume our playdough play with our afterschool friends ages 5 - 8.

Saturday, March 14, 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, March 15, 2015

Peeps Diaram

Second Annual St. Patrick's Peeps Celebration!

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Come Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the Children's Room. There will be stories and a craft making leprechaun traps with peeps!   This program is most suitable for children ages 5-12 who are itching to do a creative project and catch some leprechauns.

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, March 16, 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, March 17, 2015

Red Bricks

Project Bricks

Cleveland Park Library

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

Wednesday, March 18, 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.