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Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Baby Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs and fun for young ones.Please note that 10:30 a.m. Baby Time will be ticketed to a maximum of 60 people. Tickets are available for free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m.The second Baby Time at 11:00 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.

Preschool Story Time

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes selected especially for ages 1-5, when children are first beginning to learn the framework for reading. Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.

Preschool Story Time

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

10:30 a.m.
Each weekly program will include songs, fingerplays, action rhymes and picture books. Occasionally, we also hope to have instruments, flannel board stories and puppets.  Groups are welcome. Ages 3-5.

Preschool Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time for ages 3-5 featuring picture books, storytelling, and movement.This is also the open call for class and daycare groups. If your daycare cannot make this story time, please call 202-717-0971 to schedule a different time.  

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.
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. 

Preschool Story Time

Anacostia Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 3-5.If you are interested in scheduling a class visit for a separate story time, please call the library at 202-698-1959.

Preschool Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time recommended for children in preschool (ages 3 - 5).Come read stories, sing songs, and play with us! A program designed to encourage literacy in young children.Please call the library if you plan on bringing a large group.

Preschool Story Time

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills while enjoying stories together.  An easy craft activity follows story time each week. Designed for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers.

Preschool Story Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
This story time helps children with early language and literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills with the librarian.

Terrific Twos

Cleveland Park Library

11 a.m.
Stories, music and rhymes for 2-year-olds.

Baby Lap Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces, and tickles for babies (non-walkers) and their caregivers.Space is limited and registration is required each week.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Southeast Library

11 a.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. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.

Baby Time

Georgetown Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs and fun for young ones.Please note that 10:30 a.m. Baby Time will be ticketed to a maximum of 60 people. Tickets are available free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m. The second Baby Time at 11 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.

Baby Lap Time

Palisades Library

11:30 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, bounces, and stories for babies!  This program is interactive for baby and caregiver, and helps babies to develop an awareness for language and books. 

Wonderful Ones & Twos Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

12 p.m.
Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and rhymes.Wonderful Ones & Twos is for children that are walking up to and including age two.You must register each week for this program.

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. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.
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Afterschool Lounge

Tenley-Friendship Library

3:30 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 Thursdays 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. 

Wacky Wednesdays

Northeast Library

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

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 and Teen Activity Night

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

5:30 p.m.
Join us every first Wednesday of the month for an older kids and teen program. Each month we'll have something different - arts and crafts, computer skills, science experiments and more. Intended for children and teens age 10 through 18.

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, Dec. 4, 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.

Off-Site Music Time

Chevy Chase Library

10 a.m.
Join us for music time at the Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Ave. NW). Dance, play and sing!