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Sunday, October 5, 2014

2:00 p.m.

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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.

Please call 202-727-1248 if you have any questions, or if you would like to know the specific theme for this week's STEAM Team.

2:00 p.m.

film clip artJoin 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+.

2:30 p.m.

CraftsPlease 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!

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

3:00 p.m.

Nihao pengyouAre you learning Chinese in school or speak it with family at home? Practice your Chinese, meet other Chinese speaking families, and make new friends at our Chinese Conversation Corner for children and their families. Participants should know some Chinese already and are encouraged to use Chinese exclusively during conversations.

We will meet in the Children's Area. 


你在学校学汉语或者在家与家人说汉语吗? 请到我们的孩子和家庭汉语角, 练习汉语或认识其他的汉语家庭.
地点:我们的儿童读物区.

3:00 p.m.

Cat and mouse readingJoin 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. 

3:30 p.m.

A program incorporating different formats for stories, from songs and movement to books and rhymes.

All ages are welcome to join, but the program is specifically targeted for ages 3 to 8. 

Monday, October 6, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Books, music and rhymes for 1-year-olds.

10:00 a.m.

board booksAn early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays; sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces. A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.

For ages birth to 3.

Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions. Story time takes place on the Lower Level.

10:00 a.m.

Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.

10:00 a.m.

morningloriesRise, shine and join us for morning glory stories!

Come enjoy books, songs, movement, rhymes and fingerplays.


This story time program is for children under age 4 and their caregivers. 

Groups of 10 or more, please call 202-727-5012 to schedule a special group story time.

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).

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.

10:30 a.m.

story timeStory 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.

10:30 a.m.

boy readingStory time for all ages with stories, songs, crafts and more.


For ages birth through 5 years with caregiver.
10:30 a.m.

handJoin us for books, songs, and rhymes in Spanish! Cuentos, canciones, rimas, y más para niños de 2-5 años.

Les esperamos!

Ages 2-5.

10:30 a.m.

It's Story TimeJoin 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.

11:00 a.m.

Story time for children age 3 to 5 years old.

11:00 a.m.

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

11:00 a.m.

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

11:00 a.m.

board booksAn early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays; sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces. A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.

For ages birth to 3.

Please call 202-698-0183 with questions. Story time takes place on the Lower Level.

11:00 a.m.

Girl reading a wordless bookJoin us for an interactive Story Time that includes songs, rhymes and wordless picture books. Librarians will demonstrate ways to have fun conversations around picture books without words that develop early literacy skills such as vocabulary, sequencing, storytelling and creativity. All of skills these will help little ones get ready to learn to read and ready for school.

This will take place during regularly scheduled Preschool Story Time.

For ages 2-5 and a caregiver.

For more information about this program, please call (202) 724-8707.


 

11:00 a.m.

Hispanic Heritage MonthCome Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with your little ones at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library!

We will have a Hispanic Heritage Month-themed story time featuring books by Hispanic American authors along with songs and finger plays in Spanish. The story time will be held in the Children's Room on the second floor of the library.

This event is for children ages 0-5 and caregivers. See you there!

11:00 a.m.

Around the World StorytimeCome 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!

11:00 a.m.

handJoin us for books, songs, and rhymes in Spanish! Cuentos, canciones, rimas, y más para niños de 2-5 años. ¡Les esperamos!

Ages 2-5.

3:30 p.m.

A themed storytime that focuses on exploring art materials.

Recommended for ages 2-5.

4:00 p.m.

Arts and crafts activities for ages 7 and older. 

4:00 p.m.

Curtain with stage clip art
Bring stories to life
Read aloud scripts from popular children’s books
Hone your acting chops

Recommended for readers GR 2-5
Parent participation welcome and encouraged

4:30 p.m.

chessChildren and teens learn winning strategies for playing chess.
Best ages 7- 19

4:30 p.m.

Reach for the Moon with BooksWant to practice you reading skills or have someone read just to you?

Come to Capitol View Library on Monday afternoons.

Open to students in kindergarten - 4th grade.

Grab a Book, Grab a Buddy and READ!