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Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Halloween Bash

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Come in your favorite costume and celebrate Halloween with: Games & PrizesPhotoboothCraftsRefreshmentsMusicAnd more fun!  

Family Fun Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
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!Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 to find out the specific theme for the week. 

Family Craft-ernoon!

Takoma Park Library

2 p.m.
Every other Saturday enjoy family crafts for all ages.Crafts will vary with the seasons and holidays. All materials will be provided.
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Family Fun Time: Halloween Party!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room and celebrate Halloween! Bring the whole family for crafts, games, stories, and more! Be sure to dress in costume for library trick-or-treating. If you have any questions, please contact the Children's Department at 202-7271248.  

Family Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Join us for an all-ages story time with singing, dancing and lots of fun!

Baby Lap Time for Teen Parents

Capitol View Library

3 p.m.
Enjoy simple reading, rhymes, music, crafts and movement with your baby. Open to children ages birth to 3 years old with caregiver.

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

Family M.E.S.S.

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1 p.m.
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.

STEAM Team

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more!  Ages 6-12.

Family Funday Sunday

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more.Recommended for ages 0-12.

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!

Sunday Movies

Anacostia Library

2 p.m.
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+.

Read Aloud Time

Takoma Park Library

3 p.m.
We have partnered with the Junior League of Washington to offer Read Aloud time every weekend! Join us on Sundays at 3 p.m. to enjoy books read aloud. Best for ages 2 - 5 and caregivers.

Board Game Afternoon

Northwest One Library

3 p.m.
Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!For kids 10 and older.

Early Reader's Club

Capitol View Library

3 p.m.
Join us for a book-tastic time filled with fun!A book club just for kids promoting literacy and love for reading in children! We will read books and talk about them, make crafts, and have snacks.An open program for children ages 3-8. 

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

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.

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
An early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays; sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces.  For ages birth to 3. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions. Story time takes place on the Lower Level.

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).

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 Storytime

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 0-2.5.

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.

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.

Hispanic Heritage Month Hora de Cuentos

Southeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for books, songs, and rhymes in Spanish! Cuentos, canciones, rimas, y más para niños de 2-5 años. ¡Les esperamos!Ages 2-5.

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.

Around the World Storytime

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
Come to this storytime and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this storytime is a cultural experience for the whole family.Around the World Storytime is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.See you there!

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

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

Toddler Art & Stories

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
A themed storytime that focuses on exploring art materials.Recommended for ages 2-5.

Big Chair Chess Club...For Kids!

Rosedale Library

3:30 p.m.
Our experienced chess instructor, Mr. Norman, has a spot at the table reserved for you! Come learn the basics or hone your skillful strategies. Especially appropriate for ages 6 and older.