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After the school day is done, come to the Anacostia Library for some Friday fun! Join us on last Friday of the every month at 4 p.m. for Game Day in the children's room! There will be board and Wii games available to play and enjoy. Light refreshments will be served.
This month we are reading The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm. Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter. As an extra special treat, one lucky ready will read a copy of the book signed by the author!
Baby/toddler lap times are story times for babies ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Come enjoy books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bounces, and more! Saturday lap time is held upstairs in the children's area of the main reading room. Tickets are not required. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.
Support empowering women by hitting the road with us! The Washington Area Bicycle Association's Women & Bicycles and DC Public Library are empowering women through biking! This feminist history-themed bike ride will stop at four DCPL branches (Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Anacostia and Southwest) for women’s history-related activities and will also feature a photo booth, snacks, and some surprises along the way!
Join us for a spring yoga series! Each class will encourage participants to stretch their bodies, strengthen family bonds, and create togetherness. The classes are designed for children ages 3-12 and their caregivers. These events require waivers to be signed. All participants under the age of 18 will need a parent/guardian's signature. Yoga Bilingüe de Familia
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.
Reading aloud to dogs can help build a child’s confidence in reading. Children in grades K-3 can sign up for 20-minute reading slots to read to a dog. Dogs and owners will be joining us from Therapy Pets Unlimited, a non-profit organization that specializes in providing therapy dogs for community programs and events. Please come into the library or call 202-698-0183 to sign up for a slot. Sign up starts March 1.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Join us for four short, fun, child friendly films about the world in which we live. Films are recommended for children ages 2-5. FINconceivable What happens if sharks disappear? FINconceivable explores the importance of sharks to our world and what could happen if the fiercest ocean predators ceased to exist. Directed by Lily Williams. Produced at California College of the Arts. Washington, D.C. Premiere. Lucky Ducklings
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.
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