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Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Construction Junction

Anacostia Library

10 a.m.
Enjoy a weekly play time for young children. Constructive play and early literacy activities.

Family Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Start your weekend off with a fun family story time filled with songs, rhymes, and good books. 

Family Storytime

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
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!All ages welcome.

Family Story Time

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

11 a.m.
Bring mom and dad and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun family story time.Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome.For questions, please contact the Shepherd Park children's librarian at 202-541-6025.    

Lego Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

11 a.m.
Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 

Weekend Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

11 a.m.
Come in for weekend story time as we read, sing and rhyme.This program recommended for families with children ages 0-5.Join us afterwards for our Imaginative Play program. 

Imaginative Play

Francis A. Gregory Library

12 p.m.
Use your imagination to dress-up, build with blocks, perform with puppets and do puzzles in a weekend play session. Ages 0-12 and families.

Family Craft-ernoon!

Takoma Park Library

2 p.m.
Every other Saturday enjoy family crafts for all ages.Crafts will vary with the seasons and holidays. All materials will be provided.

Halloween Bash

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Come in your favorite costume and celebrate Halloween with: Games & PrizesPhotoboothCraftsRefreshmentsMusicAnd more fun!  

Family Fun Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
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. 

Family Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Join us for an all-ages story time with singing, dancing and lots of fun!
Halloween Is Cover

Family Fun Time: Halloween Party!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room and celebrate Halloween! Bring the whole family for crafts, games, stories, and more! Be sure to dress in costume for library trick-or-treating. If you have any questions, please contact the Children's Department at 202-7271248.  

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

Family M.E.S.S.

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1 p.m.
Family Math, Engineering and Science Sundays is a bi-weekly program that encourages children 3-12 to learn more about the world around them through experiments, building and other activities. Parental/caregiver participation is suggested.

Crafts & Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Sunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint!

STEAM Team

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
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.

Family Funday Sunday

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more.Recommended for ages 0-12.

Read Aloud Time

Takoma Park Library

3 p.m.
We have partnered with the Junior League of Washington to offer Read Aloud time every weekend! Join us on Sundays at 3 p.m. to enjoy books read aloud. Best for ages 2 - 5 and caregivers.

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Morning Glory Stories (Especially for Babies and Toddlers)

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Rise, 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.

Big Chair Chess Club...For Kids!

Rosedale Library

3:30 p.m.
Our experienced chess instructor, Mr. Norman, has a spot at the table reserved for you! Come learn the basics or hone your skillful strategies. Especially appropriate for ages 6 and older.  

Crafty Mondays

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

4 p.m.
Create and celebrate each week with seasonal art projects. Ages 6 to 12.

Family Evening Storytime

Parklands-Turner Library

6 p.m.
Every Monday at 6PM join us at Parklands-Turner Library in the Children's Area for stories.Bring the entire family and inspire a passion for learning in children.

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Rhythm and Rhyme

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw 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.  

Rhythm and Ryhme

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 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.  
Nika Solce and her Slovenian puppets

About the Fox and Other Forest Animals

Takoma Park Library

2:30 p.m.
Takoma Park Library is glad to host Nika Solce and her Slovenian puppets for "About the Fox and Other Forest Animals" as part of the Kids Euro Festival.   Appropriate for ages 2 and older.

Movie Tuesday

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

3:30 p.m.
Come watch an animated, anime, or live action film!Appropriate for families and ages 5 and older.

Rosedale Library's Sing-Along Movie Nights

Rosedale Library

4:30 p.m.
We already know Kids Love Karaoke.Now it's time to take the performances to the next level! All ages are welcome to participate.Movie themed-costumes are strongly encouraged. Microphones will be available for participants to sing-along with the films!Call 202-727-5012 for details about the sing-along films. 

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

PAL Pajama Party

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
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!

Denmark and Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
Children will enjoy a Danish lesson, fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, a snack and a craft.

Pajama Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
A family story time with books, songs, and rhymes before bed.For kids of all ages.