Enjoy a weekly play time for young children. Constructive play and early literacy activities.
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Saturday, July 26, 2014
Stories, music, folktales and fun for Preschoolers and Kindergartners. Recommended for ages 3-5.
Looking for a fun, family-oriented weekend activity? Look no further!
Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun!
All ages welcome.
Start your weekend off with a fun family story time filled with songs, rhymes and good books.
Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers.
Come in for weekend story time as we read, sing and rhyme.
This program recommended for families with children ages 0-5.
Join us afterwards for our Imaginative Play program.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.
Bring mom and dad and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun family story time.
Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome.
For questions, please contact the Shepherd Park children's librarian at 202-541-6025.
Sapna Batheja, MS, RD, LD of UDC's College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences, will discuss shopping for healthful foods on a budget. Make time afterward to see the library's garden, and help harvest a sample of vegetables to take home!
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Batman’s first appearance in comics, Rosedale is doing a special two-day program all about Batman!
For Saturday, we’ll be having an all-day Batman celebration, which includes a special story time all about Batman, special themed crafts, and the showing of a few Batman movies!
Don't forget to wear your Batman and other Bat-family shirts and costumes!
Use your imagination to dress-up, build with blocks, perform with puppets and do puzzles in a weekend play session.
Ages 0-12 and families.
Volunteers from The Bike House collective and Capitol Hill Bikes will provide bike repair services at no cost for the public outside of Anacostia Neighborhood Library on the second and fourth Saturdays in May, June, and July from noon to 2:30 p.m. (with the exception of Saturday, May 24 -- Memorial Day weekend). The Washington Area Bicyclist Association will also be on hand to provide advice and connect bicyclists with resources.
All ages are welcome!
This summer come learn about Bioscience!
Build models of plant and animal cells and learn how they are similar and different. Discover why cells are important for life. Use magnifying glasses to examine everyday things up close and microscopes to look inside the cells of plants and animals. Learn about bacteria and find out why some bacteria are helpful and others are harmful.
Advance registration required. Registration begins June 1. Come to the library to register or call 202-727-1248 for more information. Space is limited.
12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Level I (Grades 2-3)
3- 5 p.m. Level II (Grades 4-6)
GSK Science in the Summer is a free science education program sponsored by GSK, in partnership with AAAS and the DC Public Library.
Follow Rufus through his adventures in science class with Dr. Science. Blue Sky Puppet Theatre presents an interactive puppet show incorporating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Fun, inquiry-based, hands-on experiments and literacy activities to spark your child's natural interest in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Best for children ages 5-12 years old.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Come play with us! We will provide classic board and card games, as well as Duplo blocks!
All day Sunday (1-5 p.m.) in the Children’s Room.
Family Math, Engineering and Science Sundays is a bi-weekly program that encourages children 3-12 to learn more about the world around them through experiments, building and other activities.
Parental/caregiver participation is suggested.
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more.
Recommended for ages 0-12.
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.
Come spend a Sunday afternoon at the library and watch family movies.
For ages 5-12.
Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more!
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.
Join us in the children's room for a movie! We will be showing new family-friendly films and old favorites in the children's room every Sunday.
Recommended for families and children ages 4+.
Sing, shake and sound out rhythms while trying regional Latin dances and practicing Spanish words. Dance to La Bamba, discover the colors in Spanish and meet friends of all kinds, including an iguana named Juana!
For ages birth -- 5.
Digital Storytime incorporates the library's digital resources into traditional storytime elements.
We will read digital books, listen to music, and use educational apps.
All books and music will be available in the library's collection for patrons to check out.
Monday, July 28, 2014
An early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays; sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces. A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.
For ages birth to 3.
Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions. Story time takes place on the Lower Level.
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