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Wednesday, Oct. 29, 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!

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. 

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Halloween Party

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Come celebrate Halloween with us at the library!Wear your costume for a parade and trick-or-treating and have fun with Halloween games and crafts.There will be light refreshments and our friends at Sweet Frog Georgetown will be hiding with special frozen treats!The party will be followed with a Halloween movie appropriate for all ages.

LEGO Club

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Drop by and build during our new weekly LEGO club! Create a skyscraper, a pirate ship, or whatever your mind can dream up.Best for ages 5-12.

Make It - Take It Halloween Costumes

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
What do you do if it's almost Halloween and you don't have a thing to wear? Why you come to the library of course!In our workshop, you can make a great costume and take it home to wear the next day. All that's needed is a little bit of creativity and a whole lot of Halloween fun.

Annual Halloween Party!

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us for a Halloween Celebration, 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.  Costume contest, activities, and surprises!Scary story contest participants will read their entries at 5:30 p.m.

Pop-Up Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

6 p.m.
Where did all of the pop-up books go?! Don't worry, they're still here! Many of these books are very delicate and not available to check out, but you will be able to read them and handle them in the library! Just drop on by Thursday nights and our children's staff will bring them out for you. Please note that young children must handle pop-up books with a parent.

Halloween Party

Cleveland Park Library

6 p.m.
Halloween is here again! Join us as we celebrate with stories, music and a parade. Don't forget to come dressed in your favorite costume!

Pajama Story TIme

Southwest Library

6 p.m.
Put 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.

Halloween Fun at the Library

Palisades Library

6:30 p.m.
Stop in between 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. for Halloween-themed stories and crafts -- spooky and not-so spooky! Costumes welcome. Make your own mask, decorate a "pumpkin", and more. Special treats will be available at the Circulation Desk for children who check out books! Children may also join our regularly scheduled Family Story Time in costume for Halloween-themed stories and songs at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 31.

Book or Treat!

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Join us for our annual Halloween celebration! We will begin with a ghoulish storytime at 7 p.m., followed by a costume contest. The judging will begin at 7:30 and the prizes will be awarded at 7:50. A craft activity for older children will be provided, as well as refreshments, and of course... BOOKS AND TREATS! Call 202-576-7252 for more information.

Pajama Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

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

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Family Story Time (All Ages)

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the whole family! Come in and enjoy family-friendly stories, songs, movement and rhymes. Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.

Halloween Party!

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Excited about Halloween? Come show off your costume and celebrate with us! We'll have games, music and lots of fun!Children of all ages and their parents and caregivers are invited to attend the event. 

Friday Films

Mt. Pleasant Library

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

Happy Halloween!

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Trick or treat!Join us for our annual Halloween party.We will enjoy spooky stories, dance the monster mash, and trick or treat in the library.This program is for all ages.
Jack-o-lantern

HILLoween on 7th Street!

Southeast Library

5:30 p.m.
Join us in the library's garden  until 7:30 p.m. for all-ages spooky science, stories and digital Halloween fun as part of the HILLoween festivities on 7th Street. We're just one stop on the Trick-or-Treat for Art 7th Street route -- hit all the stops and you could win a prize! Get all the details here! Presented in partnership with CHAW and Eastern Market. 

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 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

Tenley-Friendship Library

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

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. 

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. 

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 Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

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

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 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.  

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. 

Halloween Bash

Tenley-Friendship Library

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

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.