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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Joe Romano, Magician

Joe Romano, Magician

Parklands-Turner Library

10 a.m.
Comic books, graphic novels, and all books related to “heroes” come to life through the art of magic and illusion! For ages 5-10.

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.  

Rhythm and Rhyme

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) 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.    
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Enjoy an engaging performance of traditional dances and music from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa. For all ages.
Blue Sky Puppets

Blue Sky Puppets

West End Library

10:30 a.m.
Laugh and learn with Chester the Pig, who dreams of having Superhero Powers. The puppet show also celebrates community heroes. For ages 3-6.
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Pacific Rhythm is a Polynesian dance troupe made up of a family of six. They feature traditional dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands, and Samoa with authentic costumes from each island. They bring the culture of the Pacific Islands, the music, and the dancing to you. People of all ages will be up on their feet as they teach Polynesian dances.
chess pieces

Youth Chess Club

Rosedale Library

1 p.m.
Children get to learn how to play from an experienced instructor and participate in friendly games against each other. The instructor will be at Rosedale from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays. 
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Lap Time: A Baby Story Time for Infants through Walkers

Cleveland Park Library

1:30 p.m.
Join us every Tuesday and Thursday. There are two sessions each day: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
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Lap Time: A Baby Story Time for Infants through Walkers

Cleveland Park Library

2:30 p.m.
Join us every Tuesday and Thursday. There are two sessions each day: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
wizard hat

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.
Sciencebob

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
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.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Blue Sky Puppets

Blue Sky Puppets

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 a.m.
Laugh and learn with Chester the Pig, who dreams of having Superhero Powers.  ​The puppet show also celebrates community heroes. For ages 3-6.
Tales for Preschoolers

Preschool Story Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
This story time helps children with early language and literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills with the librarian. Ages 3-5 in the Children's Room. 
Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Takoma Park Library

1:30 p.m.
Kids will sing, shake and dance while learning a little Spanish and Latin American culture. The program combines music, Spanish and social studies, including geography and learning about other cultures.  ​ For ages 3-8.
Sciencebob

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

Wednesday Game Afternoons

Rosedale Library

3:30 p.m.
Children can enjoy board games for an hour. Games will include Uno, Candy Land, Monopoly, and others over the summer.  

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Arts and crafts for children of all ages. A program for children and their families.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

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Library Playdate

Northeast Library

1 p.m.
Looking for a place to toddle? Play with toys? Meet other little ones? Look no further!  Join us in the Children’s Room of the Northeast Library every Thursday afternoon 1-3 p.m. Play with toys that encourage early literacy and motor skill development. Learn early literacy tips from Children’s Librarians.  Relax, let loose, and have a ball! For children ages birth to 3, along with parents and their caretakers.  
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Lap Time: A Baby Story Time for Infants through Walkers

Cleveland Park Library

1:30 p.m.
Join us every Tuesday and Thursday. There are two sessions each day: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
STAR logo

Lap Time: A Baby Story Time for Infants through Walkers

Cleveland Park Library

2:30 p.m.
Join us every Tuesday and Thursday. There are two sessions each day: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Sciencebob

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
Book cover for "Harry Potter and the CHamber of Secrets" by JK Rowling

Wizard Week Movie!

Palisades Library

5:30 p.m.
It's Wizard Week at Palisades Library! In celebration of JK Rowling's and Harry Potter's birthdays, join us for a special screening of the film based on Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets!This film is rated PG, with a 161 minute run time.
Boy superhero and books!

Hero Stories

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
Grab your sleepy toy, wear your pajamas and join us for an all ages story time with singing, dancing, and lots of fun! Every Thursday in the Children’s Room at 7 p.m.  

Friday, July 31, 2015

Tales for Preschoolers

Preschool Story Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
This story time helps children with early language and literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills with the librarian. Ages 3-5 in the Children's Room. 
Sciencebob

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
picture of film reel

Friday Films

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Family Film and Story! Fridays at 4 p.m. Recommended for all ages.

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015

LEGO

LEGOs!

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Build, explore, and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Saturday! This program is designed for children ages 3-12 years old and their caregivers.  
familystorytime

Family Story Time

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for Family Story Time. We will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, movement and rhymes. This program is for children ages birth-7 and their caregivers.

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.