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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

11:00 a.m.

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

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.


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

Space is limited and registration is required each week. Babies can be registered anytime in the week leading up to each Wednesday morning session.

To register, please email

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!

12:00 p.m.

cow and moon Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and rhymes.

Wonderful Ones & Twos is for children that are walking up to and including age two.

You must register each week for this program.

Please email to register. 

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.

4:00 p.m.

OrigamiTweens, join us for a weekly Origami craft on Wednesdays in June where you’ll learn the basics of this Japanese tradition and make your own creations to take home.

4:00 p.m.

Whether they're working on a school paper or itching for new ways to write poems or stories, the Writer's Resource Hour offers kids and teens the opportunity to receive help and advice with:

  • Research
  • Citing sourcesWriting
  • Essay writing
  • Writing exercises
  • Creative writing
  • Creative-writing prompts
  • Inspiration
  • Publishing

4:00 p.m.

legosWe supply the Legos, you bring your imagination. 

Ages 6-12 

*Lego donations welcome. 

4:00 p.m.

Wacky WednesdaysJoin us on Wacky Wednesday afternoons for take-home crafts, games and other activities.

Ages 6-12

For more information call (202) 698-0183.

4:00 p.m.

Alice and the Mad-Hatter pop-upEver wondered how a Pop-Up book is made?  

Come learn how and create your own at the Georgetown Library Children's Room every Wednesday afternoon in October!

At the same time, come and visit our Pop-Up Book Collection in the Children's Room.

This is an Arts & Crafts program for children ages 8-12.

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. 

4:30 p.m.

Play old favorites and learn the game of the week at Game Club. 

Ages 5-12; children 8 or younger must attend with an adult. 

5:00 p.m.

Question Book

This month we are starting a new! We will talk about books we've read over the summer, what we want to read this coming school year and how YOU would like to see the book club run. There will be activities and PIZZA!

No need to sign up in advance, but if you have questions please contact Lizzie, Children's Librarian, at 202-698-0183 or to sign up.

Best for ages 10-12.

5:30 p.m.

The library is bringing its services to Baked & Wired (1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW).

Drop by the locally owned coffee shop and bakery to sign up for a library card, check out materials, and learn more about library events!

6:00 p.m.

pen and paperIt's your time to shine at the library!

Recite a poem, short story, or song at our Open Mic Night being held on select Wednesday nights from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Show off something you've been working on or share an old favorite.

The sign-up sheet will be posted from Wednesday afternoon until 5:45 p.m. First-come, first-served.

We will meet in the board room upstairs. All ages.

7:00 p.m.

PAL Pajama Party
It's a Pajama Party... with doggies!!!

Join us in your jammies for a doggie story time, a take-home craft/project, and an opportunity to read to a PAL dog.

The whole family is invited to join in the FUN!

7:00 p.m.

PJ BearA family story time with books, songs, and rhymes before bed.

For kids of all ages. 

Thursday, October 2, 2014

4:30 a.m.

LEGOs!Join us for an hour of building and playing with LEGOs! Kids will be given a theme each session to guide their creations, which will be featured on our branch’s website. 

10:00 a.m.

Wonderful Ones at MLK Children's RoomAn interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for one-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes.

Ages 12 - 24 months.

11:00 a.m.

Toddler Story TimeChildren will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs.

Ages 2-3.

1:30 p.m.

A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants.

For children ages 0-12 months.

Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

2:00 p.m.

The rhythm and rhyme of reading. Recommended for ages birth to 5.

2:30 p.m.

A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants, for children ages 0-12 months. Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

4:00 p.m.

Storytime in French for children of all ages and skill levels.

4:30 p.m.

Hang out with your friends and enjoy a variety of activities that may include games, crafts and movies.

Photo by Arielle Nadel

6:00 p.m.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction SitePut on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us in the Children's Room for a story time before heading to bed! 

We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.  

Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

Find Cinderella books in the library!Bring the whole family to sing along with an animated film based on the classic fairytale, Cinderella!

Will Cinderella find her Prince Charming?  
Only if the glass slipper fits...

Lyrics provided on-screen so everyone can sing!

This film is rated G, with a run time of 74 minutes.

7:00 p.m.

All ages story time. Join us in your pajamas!

7:00 p.m.
Pajama TimePut on your PJ’s, bring along your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for a family story time in the Children's Room!

Every Thursday night we will share stories, songs, and rhymes for all ages as we get ready for bedtime.