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Saturday, April 26, 2014

1:00 p.m.
bookcover Tito Puente Mambo King By Monica Brown

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with the music and story of Tito Puente.

There will be stories, music and dance lessons accompanied by the music of Tito Puente. 

Come listen, learn and dance! 
 
 
 

2:00 p.m.

math quilt photoUsing brightly colored card-stock paper, children will produce exquisite creations that reinforce math curriculum ideas from simple patterns, symmetry, and shapes all the way up to fractions and geometry.  The individual squares created will be put together to form a public art “quilt” that will display in the library.
 
Space is limited, please call ahead to reserve space.
 
Ages 6-13
 
DC Public Library and Class Acts Arts are partners for this project.
IMLS logo
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Come play with us! We will provide classic board and card games, as well as Duplo blocks!

All day Sunday (1-5 p.m.) in the Children’s Room.
 

1:30 p.m.

jackpopsupBring your youngsters to Rosedale Library for early learner board games and fun group games with children’s music in the background. 

Pop up at Rosedale anytime between 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., we’ll play as soon as three or more children arrive in the Children’s Picture Book Area! 

Appropriate for ages 3 to 7 years.
 

2:00 p.m.

Crafts at the librarySunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint!

Children ages 12 and younger and their caregivers are welcome, and all craft supplies will be provided. 

This program is intended for children ages 4-12 and their families. 

2:00 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate International Children's Book Day.

Explore the world through eight different children's books and make a postcard to commemorate your journey. You can sketch a part of your voyage or create something entirely abstract; it’s up to you!

Don't forget:

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes."
-- Marcel Proust

For children 6 and older.

2:00 p.m.

Come spend a Sunday afternoon at the library and watch family movies.

For ages 5-12.

2:00 p.m.

Come celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with a special performance by musicians from the Levine School of Music.

2:30 p.m.

All play!

Join us for a family games workshop with Kathleen Donahue, owner of Capitol Hill's Labyrinth Games and Puzzles, and learn how to play fun games with your kids (or your parents).

We encourage whole families to attend, and children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Monday, April 28, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Children with InsectsIncredible Insects
Entomologist Kay Taub, will lead an interactive workshop for children, which provides an introduction to arthropods (insects and their relatives), focusing on diversity of species and the importance of insects in the ecosystem.
 
Space is limited, please call ahead to reserve space. This workshop will repeat at 11:30 AM
 
Ages 5-11
 
DC Public Library and Class Acts Arts are partners for this project.
IMLS Logo
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

4:00 p.m.

In honor of DIA (Diversity in Action) join us for a bilingual presentation of The Three Billy Goats Gruff/Los Tres Chivitos Gruff in English and Spanish.

Recommended for the whole family. 

4:00 p.m.

Create and celebrate each week with seasonal art projects.

Ages 6 to 12.

6:00 p.m.

Monday Evening Story TimeCome and enjoy an evening story time as we read, sing and rhyme.

This program is recommended for families with children.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

3:30 p.m.

Come watch an animated, anime, or live action film!

Appropriate for families and ages 5 and older.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Join us for our Pre-School Story Time celebrating Dia (Diversity in Action). We will have bilingual stories, songs and rhymes. 

Recommended for ages 2-5. 

11:00 a.m.

Join us for our Pre-School Story Time celebrating Dia (Diversity in Action). We will have bilingual stories, songs and rhymes.

Recommended for ages 2-5. 

7:00 p.m.

Arts and crafts for children's of all ages.

A program for children and their families.

7:00 p.m.

Join us for a special PAL Pajama Party where we'll be celebrating Dia (Diversity in Action). 

Recommended for all ages. 

7:00 p.m.

A family story time with books, songs, and rhymes before bed.

For kids of all ages. 

Thursday, May 1, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Pop-up booksCome into the library on Thursday evenings for stories, songs, crafts and fun for the whole family. For this program, we will be using some of our special collection of pop-up books. 

At story time, the librarians will give a short presentation on our collection of pop-up books, some of which are very delicate and must be handled with care. 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!

Please note that young children must handle pop-up books with a parent.

We will also have a craft where you can get started on making your own pop-up cards and other craft creations.

Recommended for ages 4-12.


6:00 p.m.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction SitePut 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.

6:30 p.m.

People Animals Love logoPAL therapy dogs are coming to Capital View Library!

15-minute sessions are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Dog's paw in girls' hand

7:00 p.m.

Put on your PJ’s, bring along your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for a family storytime!

Every Thursday night ,we will share stories, songs, and rhymes for all ages as we get ready for bedtime.
 

Friday, May 2, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Join us as we celebrate Dia (Diversity in Action) with bilingual songs, stories and rhymes. 

Recommended for ages 0-5. 

10:30 a.m.

Family Story TimeStory 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.

1:00 p.m.

Get your green on!

Create a silly face flowerpot and watch your creation sprout.

For ages 6-12.

4:00 p.m.

Family Film and Story!

Fridays at 4 p.m.

Recommended for all ages.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

10:00 a.m.

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

10:30 a.m.

family readingLooking 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.


10:30 a.m.

Start your weekend off with a fun family story time filled with songs, rhymes and good books. Book

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