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Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Weekly storytime with stories, music and songs for 1-year-old children. Second session at 11 a.m.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

West End Library

10 a.m.
Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.

Toddler Story Time

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Story time recommended for children ages birth - 3 years old. We'll read stories from the library's collection, sing songs, encourage flexibility and fun with fingerplays and engage in other play to encourage early literacy!
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Preschool Story Time

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories through books and flannel board tales with lots of action rhymes and fingerplays abound for this half hour event for ages 2 to 3.
Preschool Story Time

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.
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and baby bounces as we work together to develop early literacy skills while having fun. Designed for children ages birth to 2 years and their caregivers. Please call 202-724-4691 with any questions.
Preschool Story Time

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.

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.

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

11 a.m.
Weekly storytime with stories, music and songs for 1-year-old children.  First session at 10 a.m.

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.
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Around the World Story Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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

LEGO Builders

Palisades Library

3 p.m.
LEGO Builders is a free-play session using large Duplo LEGO building blocks, for ages 1½ and older. All materials will be provided by the library. 
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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. 
"Brand-new Pencils, Brand-new Books" by deGroat

Featuring 'Brand-new Pencils, Brand-new Books'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room for Reader's Theatre.Brand-New Pencils, Brand-New Books by Diane deGroat is the featured piece.
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End of Summer Reading Party

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Join us for the End Summer Reading Party. We will have games, crafts, ice cream, snacks and water balloons. And if you are in the League of Extraordinary Readers and you have read more than either Ms. Liz, Ms. Stacy, Mrs. Jess or Ms. Ruth, it is finally time for you to pelt us with water balloons!

Lego Challenge!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best lego creation and win a prize!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.
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Summer Reading Finale

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
We will wrap up a super summer of reading with games and other fun activities on the front lawn. This celebration is for all ages.
Stuffed animal story time

Pajama & Stuffed Animal Story Time

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Stories, songs and rhymes for all ages. This program is held upstairs in front of the fireplace.

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Rhythm and Rhyme

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.   For ages 0-5. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.   We will not meet Sept. 8, Sept. 15 and Sept. 22. 
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Baby-Toddler Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 0-2, with their caregivers. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember -- there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
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Preschool Story Time

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Interactive story time with songs, rhymes, and books, for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Free tickets are required due to limited space. Tickets are distributed beginning 30 minutes before each story time on a first come, first served basis. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

West End Library

10 a.m.
Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.
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Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Takoma Park Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, dances and FUN, for ages birth to two and their caregivers every Tuesday.

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 Break

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Slow your busy morning down with a short story time.  A couple books, a couple songs. A nice break!  NEW: Tickets are now required to attend this program and are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Rhythm and Rhyme

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.   For ages birth-5. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.   We will not meet on 9/8, 9/15, and 9/22.   
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Preschool Story Time

Takoma Park Library

10:45 a.m.
Enjoy stories and songs with the children's librarian every week! For ages 3 - 5 with their caregivers.
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Baby-Toddler Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 0-2, with their caregivers. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember -- there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

11 a.m.
Music, movement, rhythm activities, rhymes and stories every Tuesday morning. Best for children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers.