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Thursday, July 16, 2015

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 17, 2015

Blue Sky Puppets

Blue Sky Puppets

Northeast 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. 
Blue Sky Puppets

Blue Sky Puppets

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

1 p.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.
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, July 18, 2015

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.  
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 0-7 and their caregivers.
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

Washington Humane Society Adoption Van Visit

Woodridge Library

12 p.m.
This summer, be a hero by giving a new home to an animal in need! It's proven that pet ownership is great for our emotional and physical health, so adopting a new pet will be heroic both for yourself and for others. 
teddy bear picnic

Teddy Bear Picnic

Southwest Library

3 p.m.
Come join us for a teddy bear picnic! We'll have an indoor picnic with snacks, a teddy bear-themed storytime, and activities. Bring your teddy bears or other favorite stuffed animals!

Sunday, July 19, 2015

superhero mural

Family Craft: Superhero Murals

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Come get your craft on at our monthly Family Craft program. This month, we will be making superhero murals to celebrate our Summer Reading Program, Every Hero Has a Story.

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts.
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.  

Monday, July 20, 2015

Image of a Belgian Malinois dog by Annie McManus Thorne via Flickr

Animal Heroes: Meet a Secret Service Dog

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
Heroism isn't limited to humans! Join Officer-Technician Sean Lorenz from the United States Secret Service Canine Explosives Detection Unit (K-9) and his Canine Partner, Truus, a Belgian Malinois, to learn more about the K-9 unit and how the Canine Partners contribute to it. 

Tuesday, July 21, 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.  
Joe Romano, Magician

Joe Romano, Magician

Capitol View 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

10:30 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.    
Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Georgetown Library

10:30 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. 
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Palisades Library

1:30 p.m.
Enjoy an engaging performance of traditional dances and music from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa. For all ages.
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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.
Joe Romano, Magician

Joe Romano, Magician

Southwest Library

2 p.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.
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 Movie!

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
Can Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl come out of superhero retirement to save the day and their incredible family?Join us for the movie to find out, and sign up for Summer Reading while you're here!
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 22, 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. 
Blue Sky Puppets

Blue Sky Puppets

Takoma Park Library

1:30 p.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.

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.  
Karaoke Club

Karaoke Club

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Children ages 6-12 and their families are invited to join us in karaoke singing. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.