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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Petworth Library

2:30 p.m.
The Petworth Library is a Maker Camp site!  July 6 - Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Monday-Thursday, 2:30-4 p.m.  Children eight and above and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.  
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Wizard Week Craft

Palisades Library

2:30 p.m.
It's Wizard Week at Palisades Library! In celebration of J.K. Rowling's and Harry Potter's birthdays, join us for wizard-themed crafts! Don't forget to drop in for our screening of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets on Thursday, July 30.
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Deanwood Library

3 p.m.
The Deanwood Library is a Maker Camp site! From July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Tuesday 3-5 p.m.  Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Southeast Library

3 p.m.
The Southeast Library is a Maker Camp site! From July 6 to Aug. 14 we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Tuesday, 3-5 p.m.  Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
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Heroes of Summer

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

3:30 p.m.
Bored? Save yourself from summertime boredom and be the hero of your summer vacation story! Join us Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. for a different hero-themed activity each week. Come make a superhero cape, create a unique superhero character and light up signal, write letters to your personal hero, and even play the villain.  We will not meet on July 21 and Aug. 4. For children ages 6-12 and their caregivers.
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Mini Maker

Parklands-Turner Library

3:30 p.m.
Join the library staff as we encourage you to create, experiment, and design.  On selected days between July 6 and Aug. 14, The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library will host fun and exciting experiments and projects. Children and teens ages 8 to 16 should arrive in the children's room 3:30-5:30 p.m to participate. Call ahead for more information: 202-645-4532
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Cleveland Park Library

3:30 p.m.
The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library is a Maker Camp site!   From July 6 - Aug. 14, 2015, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects Monday through Friday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Children ages 8 and older and teens up to age 16 are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
Superhero Mask

Superhero Craft Tuesday

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
Children can make a craft based on something from a part of the superheroes’ powers/technology.
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Super Summer Book Jam! Sixth Grade Meetups

Mt. Pleasant Library

4:30 p.m.
Calling all rising sixth graders at DCPS! Come to Conference Room #1 on select Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 p.m. for your Super Summer Book Jam Meetups. We'll talk about the books you’re reading and eat snacks. Remember to count your hours towards Kid’s Summer Reading!  
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Graphic Novel Book Club for Kids!

Cleveland Park Library

5 p.m.
If you're between the ages of 8 and 12, join us in the second floor meeting room at 5 p.m. as we discuss a different graphic novel each month. You can call (202) 282-3073 to find out the selection each month, or ask for a copy to check out at the circulation desk. Refreshments provided.  
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Reel Reading Movie Night

Rosedale Library

5 p.m.
Join Rosedale's Reel Reading Book Club! Kids read a book. Then on the last Tuesday of each month, they watch the movie that the book inspired, or the movie that inspired the book. Kids can enjoy a brief group discussion as well! (Please call 202-727-5012 for details about the month's book selection.) 
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Learn to Play Chess

Deanwood Library

6 p.m.
It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players. This drop-in group is open to all ages and experience levels and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m.

PJ Story Time

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
You come in your pajamas, maybe bring a favorite stuffed animal, and we'll provide the bedtime stories.For ages 6 months to 5 years.
Happy Tails

Happy Tails Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a fun story time with adorable DOGS!   We kick off this story time with a book, some songs and then it is your turn. Bring your own book, make up a story, or grab a book here in the library to read to a lovable doggie! Many thanks to the volunteers with People Animals Love (PAL) for bringing in their pets.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Preschool Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

3:30 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.
Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, dance, and move to popular songs.  For ages 2-3 and their caregivers.
Pre-School Story Time

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, 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.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Northwest One Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs and flannel boards for children ages 0-3. Daycare groups and individuals with children are welcome.

Preschool Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
Story Time for ages 3-5. Class groups welcome.  To ensure that children can participate fully in this program, we ask that children who attend this program be at least over 2 years of age. 
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Toddler Time

Chevy Chase Library

10 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for children, ages 2 - 4, and their caregivers. Story time is limited to 60 participants. Pick up your tickets in the Children's Room. The program repeats at 11 a.m.

Preschool Story Time

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Stories, fingerplays, action rhymes, and singing and music for preschoolers! A story time geared towards children ages 3-5.
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Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
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! 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.

Terrific Twos

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Weekly storytime with stories, music and rhymes for 2-year-olds. Second session at 11 a.m.

Preschool Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
Story Time for ages 3-5.  Class groups welcome.  To ensure that children can participate fully in this program, we ask that children who attend this program be at least over 2 years of age.

Preschool Story Time

Anacostia Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 3-5. If you are interested in scheduling a class visit for a separate story time, please call the library at 202-698-1959.
Pre-School Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for songs, rhymes, poems, stories and movement. This story time is for children age 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a program.
Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Deanwood Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs, crafts and movies for children ages 3-5.
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Preschool Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Come read stories, sing songs, and play with us! A program designed to encourage literacy in young children. Story time recommended for children in preschool (ages 3 - 5). Please call the library in advance if you plan on bringing a large group.
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Preschool Story Time

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills while enjoying stories together. An easy craft activity follows story time each week. Designed for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Please call 202-724-4691 with 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.