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Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Make It - Take It Halloween Costumes

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
What do you do if it's almost Halloween and you don't have a thing to wear? Why you come to the library of course!In our workshop, you can make a great costume and take it home to wear the next day. All that's needed is a little bit of creativity and a whole lot of Halloween fun.

Halloween Party

Cleveland Park Library

6 p.m.
Halloween is here again! Join us as we celebrate with stories, music and a parade. Don't forget to come dressed in your favorite costume!

Halloween Fun at the Library

Palisades Library

6:30 p.m.
Stop in between 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. for Halloween-themed stories and crafts -- spooky and not-so spooky! Costumes welcome. Make your own mask, decorate a "pumpkin", and more. Special treats will be available at the Circulation Desk for children who check out books! Children may also join our regularly scheduled Family Story Time in costume for Halloween-themed stories and songs at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 31.

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Halloween

Northeast Library

(All day)
Stop by the children's floor to make fun Halloween crafts and go trick-or-treating in the library. We look forward to seeing you! This program is intended for children ages 3 and up. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions or concerns. 

Neewollah Crafts and Treats

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

2 p.m.
Celebrate the bounty of the season with an afternoon of art and yummy snacks.

Drawing Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4 p.m.
Join us after school on Fridays where we will use books from our collection to sketch, copy, draw and create our own artwork, manga and comics.Recommended for children 8 to 12. 

Halloween Party!

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Excited about Halloween? Come show off your costume and celebrate with us! We'll have games, music and lots of fun!Children of all ages and their parents and caregivers are invited to attend the event. 

Saturday, Nov. 1, 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.
Halloween Is Cover

Family Fun Time: Halloween Party!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room and celebrate Halloween! Bring the whole family for crafts, games, stories, and more! Be sure to dress in costume for library trick-or-treating. If you have any questions, please contact the Children's Department at 202-7271248.  

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

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!

STEAM Team

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Ages 6-12.Please call 202-727-1248 if you have any questions, or if you would like to know the specific theme for this week's STEAM Team.

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Crafty Mondays

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

4 p.m.
Create and celebrate each week with seasonal art projects. Ages 6 to 12.

Crafternoons

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

4 p.m.
Arts and crafts activities for ages 7 and older. 

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Kid's Night

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
 Hang out with your friends and enjoy a variety of activities that may include games, crafts, and movies in the Children's Room on the Second Floor. 

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Pre-K Stories on Africa

Lamond-Riggs Library

10:30 a.m.
As part of DC Reads, we will explore Africa through stories, music and a craft.

Wordless Book Preschool/Kindergarten Story Time

Takoma Park Library

2:45 p.m.
Join us for an interactive Story Time that includes songs, rhymes and wordless picture books.

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

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

Wacky Wednesdays

Northeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us on Wacky Wednesday afternoons for take-home crafts, games and other activities.Ages 6-12For more information call (202) 698-0183.

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

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!

LEGO Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4:30 a.m.
Join us for an hour of building and playing with LEGOs! Kids will be given a theme each session to guide their creations, which will be featured on our branch’s website. 

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Drawing Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4 p.m.
Join us after school on Fridays where we will use books from our collection to sketch, copy, draw and create our own artwork, manga and comics.Recommended for children 8 to 12. 

Saturday, Nov. 8, 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. 

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014

STEAM Team

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Ages 6-12.Please call 202-727-1248 if you have any questions, or if you would like to know the specific theme for this week's STEAM Team.

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!

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Crafty Mondays

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

4 p.m.
Create and celebrate each week with seasonal art projects. Ages 6 to 12.

Crafternoons

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

4 p.m.
Arts and crafts activities for ages 7 and older. 

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 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.