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Thursday, July 9, 2015

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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.
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 10, 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. 
Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

1 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.
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Friday Films

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Family Film and Story! Fridays at 4 p.m. Recommended for all ages.
Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 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.

Saturday, July 11, 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.  
Stories for the whole family

Family story time

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Family storytime is for children of all ages. Come join us for songs, rythmes and stories.

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.  
Story time

Family Story Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

11 a.m.
Bring the family and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun, interactive story time followed by open play time at 11:30 a.m.  Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome. For questions, please contact the children's librarian at 202-541-6025.    
Every Hero Has A Story

Mid-Summer Madness

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Come join us as we have an informal "check-in" for our summer reading program. There will be fun activities, crafts, and light refreshments. Attend to receive your mid-point prizes!  This program is intended for all ages.   For any questions or concerns, please call 202-698-0058 or email us at northeastlibrary@dc.gov.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Family Story Time

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.  

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts.
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Early Literacy Workshop: Sing, Talk, and Read

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Come learn the skills your children need to be ready to learn to read. We'll share tips on how to promote early literacy at home in this interactive presentation in the Children's Room on the Second Floor of the library. Your children are welcome: Every child will receive a free book.   The program is for parents and caregivers of children ages birth to 5.
How Rocket Learned to Read

P.A.L. (People Animals Love) Dog Visit

Southwest Library

2:30 p.m.
Children ages 4-12 are invited to join us for the opportunity to read aloud to a P.A.L. (People Animals Love) dog named Tommy. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
Chinese with Lulu and Maomao cover image

Family Chinese Conversation Corner

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

3 p.m.
Are you learning Chinese in school or speak it with family at home? Practice your Chinese, meet other Chinese speaking families, and make new friends at our Chinese Conversation Corner for children and their families. Participants should know some Chinese already and are encouraged to use Chinese exclusively during conversations.  We will meet in the Children's Area. 你在学校学汉语或者在家与家人说汉语吗? 请到我们的孩子和家庭汉语角, 练习汉语或认识其他的汉语家庭.地点:我们的儿童读物区.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Christiana Drapkin, Jazz Vocalist

Christiana Drapkin, Jazz Vocalist

Northwest One Library

10 a.m.
Jazz vocalist Christiana Drapkin and her Jazz Trio will introduce young audiences to the  fun of live jazz performance. Kids will catch the melody, move with the rhythm, tap their feet and snap their fingers. For ages 5-10.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

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.    
Nicolo Whimsey, Juggler

Nicolo Whimsey, Juggler

Tenley-Friendship Library

11 a.m.
Nicolo the Jester combines juggling with storytelling, poetry, comedy, music, character acting, and audience participation. For ages 3-6.
Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

West End Library

11 a.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.
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.
Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Capitol View Library

2 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.
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.
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 15, 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. 

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.