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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

10:00 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.  

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.  



10:30 a.m.

Girl reading wordless picture bookJoin us for an interactive Story Time that includes songs, rhymes and wordless picture books. Librarians will demonstrate ways to have fun conversations around picture books without words that develop early literacy skills such as vocabulary, sequencing, storytelling, and creativity. All of these skills will help little ones get ready to learn to read and ready for school.

This will take place during regularly scheduled Family Story Time.

For more information about this program please call (202) 727-1488.

10:30 a.m.

Girl reading wordless picture bookJoin us for an interactive Story Time that includes songs, rhymes and wordless picture books. Librarians will demonstrate ways to have fun conversations around picture books without words that develop early literacy skills such as vocabulary, sequencing, storytelling, and creativity.

All of these skills will help little ones get ready to learn to read and ready for school.

3:30 p.m.

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

Appropriate for families and ages 5 and older.

4:00 p.m.

Undirected play with LEGO building blocks. For all ages.

4:30 p.m.

We already know Kids Love Karaoke.

Now it's time to take the performances to the next level! All ages are welcome to participate.

Movie themed-costumes are strongly encouraged. Microphones will be available for participants to sing-along with the films!

Call 202-727-5012 for details about the sing-along films.


 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

7:00 p.m.


PAL Pajama Party
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!

7:00 p.m.

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

For kids of all ages. 

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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.

7:00 p.m.
Pajama TimePut on your PJ’s, bring along your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for a family story time in the Children's Room!

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

Friday, October 17, 2014

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.

4:00 p.m.

Family Film and Story!

Fridays at 4 p.m.

Recommended for all ages.

Saturday, October 18, 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

10:30 a.m.

Child reading wordless bookJoin us for an interactive Story Time that includes songs, rhymes and wordless picture books. Librarians will demonstrate ways to have fun conversations around picture books without words that develop early literacy skills such as vocabulary, sequencing, storytelling, and creativity. All of skills these will help little ones get ready to learn to read and ready for school.

This will take place during regularly scheduled Family Story Time.

For more information about this program please call 202-727-0971.

11:00 a.m.

Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 

11:00 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. 


11:00 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.    

11:00 a.m.

star-wars-readsIn a library (not so) far away...people of all ages will be celebrating Star Wars Reads Day!

Join us for a day of Star Wars-related crafts, activities, puzzles and prizes! Make your own Origami Yoda, pick up a Star Wars-related book or comic and perform other Jedi paper tricks!

All ages are welcome to attend in and out of costume. We hope to see many Jedi, rebels, Wookies, Ewoks and even a Sith Lord or two! Check out some of our Star Wars related titles and feel the power of the Force!




2:00 p.m.

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


2:00 p.m.

Every other Saturday enjoy family crafts for all ages.

Crafts will vary with the seasons and holidays. All materials will be provided.

2:00 p.m.

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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, October 19, 2014

1:00 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.

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.

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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.

Please call 202-727-1248 if you have any questions, or if you would like to know the specific theme for this week's STEAM Team.

2:30 p.m.

CraftsPlease join us every Sunday at the Palisades Library for crafts in the Children's Room!

All ages are welcome and crafts will run from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Let's have fun crafting at the library!

3:00 p.m.

Deer Hand Puppet by Mary Ann EnriquezMake something special.

We provide the material, you provide the imagination!

An open program for children ages 3 - 8. 
Registration is not required.
Drop in and be creative.

Monday, October 20, 2014

10:00 a.m.

morningloriesRise, shine and join us for morning glory stories!

Come enjoy books, songs, movement, rhymes and fingerplays.


This story time program is for children under age 4 and their caregivers. 

Groups of 10 or more, please call 202-727-5012 to schedule a special group story time.