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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Enjoy the world of reading through stories, movies, crafts and action rhymes.

Ages 3-5.

10:30 a.m.

Please join us for stories, songs, movement, and rhymes.

This program is for children age 3-5 and their caregivers.

Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time.

10:30 a.m.

It's story time!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.

10:30 a.m.

Let's read books together! Spanish books and English books with Spanish vocabulary.

Perfect for children learning Spanish OR English!

Ages 2-5 and caregivers. 

10:30 a.m.

Join us for our weekly preschool storytime!

Appropriate for ages 3-5.

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.

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.

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.

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.

10:30 a.m.

stoStory 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.

We recommend that you call the library first if you plan on bringing a large group.

10:30 a.m.

Join us for a multicultural story time with songs, rhymes and stories celebrating different cultures and languages. 

For children ages 3-5. 

Classes and daycare groups welcome, and there's no need to call ahead. If your daycare cannot make this story time, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a different time. 

10:30 a.m.

In addition to our regular scheduled story time, today we will be celebrating diversity in action (DIA)! Join us for some multicultural stories and activities, great for promoting cultural awareness and an excitement for learning!

Appropriate age is 3-5. Please join us for a fun time!

10:30 a.m.

bookcover To Be a Kid by Maya AjmeraNotice our similarities as we celebrate DIA with stories about children from countries around the world. To Be a Kid by Maya Ajmera

We will ponder the question: “Is there really a human race?”

For ages 1 to 5 years.

10:30 a.m.

Dia de los Ninos is a chance to celebrate different cultures and languages.

Join us for a story time to celebrate Spanish language and culture.

Recommended for ages birth to 5.
 

11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs and so much more. 

F
or children ages 1-4 and their caregivers.

11:00 a.m.

Boy Reading BookThis 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.

For ages 3-5 years.

11:00 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.

11:00 a.m.

Stories, music and rhymes for 2-year-olds.

11:00 a.m.

BLT

Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces and tickles for non-walkers and their caregivers.

Registration is required. Registration is done on a weekly basis and babies can be registered any time in the week leading up to each Wednesday morning session.

To register, please email Miss Christina at christina.mctighe@dc.gov or call 202-727-1449.

 

11:00 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.

11:00 a.m.

Join us for our Pre-School Story Time celebrating Dia (Diversity in Action). We will have bilingual stories, songs and rhymes.

Recommended for ages 2-5. 

11:30 a.m.

Baby Lap TimeJoin 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. 

Looking for some great books for your child?  Try D.C. Public Library's Suggested Books for Pre-K, or Fred Rogers Company's Best Books for Babies list!

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.

1:15 p.m.

Learn about jazz greats Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald through stories, music and movies. 

This program is free and open to the public. 

Please call for more information.

3:30 p.m.

Join us for songs, books and more!

A program for children 12-24 months.

Registration required: To sign up, come in or call us at 202-282-0021.

3:30 p.m.
DIA pic

It's a DIA Read-Aloud Story Circle!

Children ages 5-9 will form a reading circle and choose to read aloud from our selection of Easy Readers starring popular characters like: Doc Mc Stuffins, Dora & Diego, Jake and the Neverland Pirates, Kai Lan, Katie Woo and Little Bill.

We will enjoy music from a variety of cultures and incorporating several languages for Diversity In Action week!

DIA activity pages will also be provided and all participants will receive a free book of their choice!

3:30 p.m.

Watch the childhood favorite movie involving a magical nanny and a twinkletoes chimney sweep -- in French.

4:00 p.m.

Chess instruction for kids of all ages.

4:00 p.m.

Globe Games Tag, you're it! Come learn about different cultures around the world through a mix of board and playground games.

We are celebrating Día, a day that emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

Best for ages 5-10.

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. 

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