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Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Holiday Movie Morning

Rosedale Library

10:30 a.m.
Families can enjoy a movie about the adventures of a boy who doubts Santa is real and receives an invitation to travel on a magical train that will take him to the North Pole. This film runs for 100 minutes and is rated PG.
Tenleytown Winterfest's mascot: the yeti!

Winterfest: Winter Story Time and Holiday Singalong

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Deck the stacks with boughs of holly! Fa la la, la la la! Come to the library, sing and be jolly! Fa la la, la la la!
Shakespeare in Santa Hat

Seasonal Shakespeare: A Group Reading of 'Twelfth Night'

Georgetown Library

1:30 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with a reading of the first three acts of the romantic comedy Twelfth Night -- the title of which refers to traditional ongoing Christmas festivities.

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Flyer advertising the Winter Craft Workshop at Georgetown, Sunday, December 7, 2014

Winter Craft Workshop

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
The Georgetown Neighborhood Library will be celebrating the start of the holiday season with an afternoon of winter crafting fun. The doors will open at 1:30 p.m. to give early arrivals a chance to check out our festive decorations and seasonal snacks before the event kicks off at 2 p.m. with a live musical performance by local acapella group GU Harmony.

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

 Book cover of Tape it & make it : 101 duct tape activities by Richela Fabian Morgan.

DIY Duct Tape Gifts

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Come and see just how easy it is to create a beautiful and functional rose pen! Not into flowers? Then how about a duct tape wallet? Come show off your creativity and make an awesome gift in the process.  

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014


Holiday Story Time

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
As part of Rosedale's holiday celebrations, children and their families can enjoy a special holiday and winter-themed story time! Appropriate for ages 0-6.

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Polar Express book cover

All Aboard the Polar Express!

Woodridge Library

2 p.m.
All aboard! Get cozy in your pajamas as we read Chris Van Allsburg's holiday classic The Polar Express and then watch the film adaptation! For children and their families.

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014


Holiday Pop Up Cards

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us to make an easy holiday pop-up card. All materials will be provided. This program is for ages 4 and older.

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Children's Holiday Movie

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
Join us for an animated film based on

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Cinema Cat

Classic Cinema Night

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
At this month's Classic Cinema Night, we'll be watching a Christmas movie based on a literary classic. For the title of the film, please contact Faith.

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Christmas Movie

Georgetown Library

2:30 p.m.
'Tis the watch a holiday-themed movie.

Winter Break Kickoff

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

4 p.m.
Bored during break?  Miss Julie will teach you fun games that you can easily play at home.   Also, sign up for Winter Reading Club, and earn a Chipotle Kids' meal over break.   Snacks will be provided.   For ages 5 and older.  

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014


Winter Wonderland Fun

Deanwood Library

11 a.m.
Experience wintertime merriment through seasonal stories, movies, festive things to make and crafts good enough to eat. For ages 4-12.

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Book cover for Afterparty by Ann Redisch Stampler.

Holiday Party

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Teens are invited to come enjoy a good movie, a mini hot chocolate bar, and make holiday origami gifts and decorations.  

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014


Holiday Movie Night

Rosedale Library

4:30 p.m.
Families can enjoy a Christmas movie about a man named Buddy, who grew up at the North Pole believing he was an elf. When he discovers he is really human, he goes on an adventure to find his family. This film is 97 minutes and rated PG.