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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Southeast Library

12:15 p.m.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available in the Children's Room 10 minutes before Lap Time begins.
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Afterschool Lounge

Tenley-Friendship Library

3 p.m.
Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area. Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome.  Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis. Ages 11-19. 

Tween Origami Club

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Tweens, join us for a weekly Origami craft on Wednesdays in June where you’ll learn the basics of this Japanese tradition and make your own creations to take home. 

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.

Pop-Up Book Creations

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Ever wondered how a Pop-Up book is made?  Come learn how and create your own at the Georgetown Library Children's Room every Wednesday afternoon in October!At the same time, come and visit our Pop-Up Book Collection in the Children's Room.This is an Arts & Crafts program for children ages 8-12.

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

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

Games & Puzzles

Francis A. Gregory Library

4:30 p.m.
Come in after school to play board games, cards or do puzzles. Recommended for ages 4-12. All children under 9 must be supervised by a parent or guardian over the age of 13. 

Kids' Karaoke

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Come sing some tunes in the children's room!Open to kids 12 and younger, as well as their caregivers. 

Pajama Story Time

Capitol View Library

6:30 p.m.
We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.  Come with your family and enjoy a a story before bedtime.  Ages birth to 5 with family.  

Chess Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

7 p.m.
The Francis A. Gregory Library Chess Club meets weekly on Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. We welcome players of all ages and abilities.This program will be held in the first floor meeting room unless otherwise noted.

Pajama Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
A family story time with books, songs, and rhymes before bed.For kids of all ages. 

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!

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

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. 

Wonderful Ones

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for one-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes.Ages 12 - 24 months.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs.Ages 2-3.

Baby Lap Time

Cleveland Park Library

1:30 p.m.
A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants.For children ages 0-12 months.Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

Music Time

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
The rhythm and rhyme of reading. Recommended for ages birth to 5.

Baby Laptime

Cleveland Park Library

2:30 p.m.
A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants, for children ages 0-12 months. Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

LEGO Club

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Drop by and build during our new weekly LEGO club! Create a skyscraper, a pirate ship, or whatever your mind can dream up.Best for ages 5-12.

French Storytime

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Storytime in French for children of all ages and skill levels.

Spoktacular Movies

Deanwood Library

4 p.m.
Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays for scary movies.For ages 8-11.

Wii Jueves

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Challenge your friends with FIFA Soccer, improve your tennis and bowling games with Wii Sports and travel the galaxy with LEGO Star Wars.Join us for these games and many more in the Children's Room.Recommended for ages 5-12.

Kid's Club

Capitol View Library

4:30 p.m.
Hang out with your friends and enjoy a variety of activities that may include games, crafts and movies.

Mummies Unwrapped

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Ever wondered what makes a mummy a mummy? It's more than just the bandages you know!Join us for afternoon of intrigue and knowledge as we unwrap all that makes mummies so mysterious. We'll watch a movie and partake in a related craft - it's sure to be an extraordinary time.For ages 6 and older.

Pop-Up Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

6 p.m.
Where did all of the pop-up books go?! Don't worry, they're still here! Many of these books are very delicate and not available to check out, but you will be able to read them and handle them in the library! Just drop on by Thursday nights and our children's staff will bring them out for you. Please note that young children must handle pop-up books with a parent.

Pajama Story TIme

Southwest Library

6 p.m.
Put on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us in the Children's Room for a story time before heading to bed! We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.  Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

Pajama Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
Put on your PJ’s, bring along your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for a family story time in the Children's Room!

Pajama Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

7 p.m.
All ages story time. Join us in your pajamas!

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Music Time

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Join us for a half-hour of music, movement and songs for children ages 1-3 and their caregivers.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Deanwood Library

10 a.m.
We'll have some fun with tales for two- and three-year-olds!Featuring:storiescraftsaction rhymesand more!