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Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

Snowman

Holiday Party

Southwest Library

2 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room to celebrate the season with holiday-themed stories, crafts & karaoke singing.   Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

Bookcover for Yes Virginia There Is  A Santa Claus

R & R* with Mrs. Claus

Lamond-Riggs Library

1:30 p.m.
Welcome winter with *Reading and Refreshments! Mrs. Claus will be reading the classic, Yes Virginia There Is A Santa Claus and other Winter stories, followed by refreshments.

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!

I Made It Myself

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts.

Hanukkah Crafts for Kids

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

2 p.m.
Gear up for Hanukkah at the library. Create your own Dreidel ornament and get some ideas for other fun Hanukkah-themed crafts you can do at home. Children ages 2 and older will enjoy this simple holiday craft. For questions about the program, please contact Elaine Pelton at 202-541-6100.

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!

Zumba Kids

Capitol View Library

3:30 p.m.
All we need is a beat!!Zumba Kids is the perfect combination of fun and fitness. Join us as we dance to great music with easy to follow kid-friendly moves.Ages 4-13.

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Toddler Story Time

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Story time recommended for children between the ages of 0 - 3. We'll read stories from the library's collection, sing songs, encourage flexibility and fun with fingerplays, and engage in other play to encourage early literacy!

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Books, music and rhymes for 1-year-olds.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

West End Library

10 a.m.
Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.

Story Time Adventures

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

10:15 a.m.
Come explore the world and new ideas through reading stories, movies, arts and/or crafts.All programs are free and open to the public for children ages 2-5 with an adult(s).
Olaf from Frozen

Winter Movie

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Although story time is on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite patrons to attend a movie screening at 10:30 a.m. in place of our regularly scheduled story time. The 10:30 a.m. screening is intended for audience members 0-6 years of age and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of G. If you have any questions or concerns about this event please call the library at 202-698-0183.

Family Story Time

Capitol View Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time for all ages with stories, songs, crafts and more.For ages birth through 5 years with caregiver.

Monday Movies

Takoma Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Fun films for the little ones, ages 3-5. Second showing at 11:30.If bringing a group, please call 202-576-7252 ahead of time to reserve a spot.

Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time recommended for children between the ages of 0 - 3.We read stories from the library's collection, sing songs, and engage in play to encourage early literacy.Please call the library if you plan on bringing a large group.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Anacostia Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces and tickles every Monday for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers.

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

11 a.m.
Stories, music and songs for 1-year-old children.

Craft and a Movie

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1 p.m.
Watch a film based on a popular, Winter-themed, children's book and make a related craft.
Olaf from Frozen

Winter Movie

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Although afterschool programs are on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite you to watch a movie with us, in place of our regularly scheduled programming. The 2 p.m. screening is intended for audience members 5 and older, and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of PG. If you have any questions or concerns about this event, please call the library at 202-698-0183.

Lego Challenge!

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best lego creation and win a prize!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.

STEM Mondays

Francis A. Gregory Library

4:15 p.m.
STEM is an acronym for fields of study in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Family Evening Storytime

Parklands-Turner Library

6 p.m.
Every Monday at 6PM join us at Parklands-Turner Library in the Children's Area for stories.Bring the entire family and inspire a passion for learning in children.

Children's Movie Nights

Francis A. Gregory Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us in the children's room for weekly movie screenings of new family films and classic favorites.Recommended for families and children ages 4-12.

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Preschool Story Time

Parklands-Turner Library

10 a.m.
Every Tuesday come and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes,finger plays, movement and more for children ages 0-5.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Petworth Library

10 a.m.
Join us for songs, stories, finger plays and rhymes.This story time is for ages birth to 2 years. Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for your group.

Rhythm and Rhyme

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.  For ages 0-5.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.  

Baby/Toddler Story Time

West End Library

10 a.m.
Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.
Olaf from Frozen

Winter Movie

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Although story time is on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite patrons to attend a movie screening at 10:30 a.m. in place of our regularly scheduled story time. The 10:30 a.m. screening is intended for audience members 0-6 years of age and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of G. If you have any questions or concerns about this event please call the library at 202-698-0183.

Preschool Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 a.m.
This movement-based story time includes reading stories, singing familiar songs as well as learning new rhymes and songs with the librarian.For ages 3-5.