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Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

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.  

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

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. 

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!

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Family Movie Sing-Along!

Palisades Library

6 p.m.
Visit the world of "pure imagination," where everything is made of candy!

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.

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.

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!

Parent-Child Book Club

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Join us for a book discussion, reader's theater and other activities for children in grades 2-6 and their parents the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 5, 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.

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Construction Junction

Anacostia Library

10 a.m.
Enjoy a weekly play time for young children. Constructive play and early literacy activities.
Tenleytown Winterfest's mascot: the yeti!

Winterfest: Winter Story Time and Holiday Singalong

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Deck the stacks with boughs of holly! Fa la la, la la la! Come to the library, sing and be jolly! Fa la la, la la la!

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 Story Time

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.  

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. 

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.    
Grey, white, and red sock monkey with buttons for eyes

Sock Monkey Mayhem!

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
Bring a pair of bold, colorful, clean socks and some scissors to create a wonderfully unique gift for yourself or a friend -- a sock monkey! Additional materials, such as yarn, thread, and buttons, will be provided. This is an all-ages event that will be limited to the first 20 participants. Tickets will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis just before the monkey-making begins on the day of the event. Hope to see you there!

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 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. 

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

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.

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.

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

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, Dec. 9, 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.  

Project Brick

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Undirected play with LEGO building blocks. For all ages.

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

West End Holiday Party

West End Library

6 p.m.
West End will be hosting a holiday party for all ages! There will be snacks, crafts, games, and an ugly sweater contest. Come in from the cold for a bit and say hi to your neighbors while sipping hot chocolate and enjoying holiday treats.

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. 

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!