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Friday, Aug. 14, 2015
Join the library staff as we encourage you to create, experiment, and design. On selected days between July 6 and Aug. 14, The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library will host fun and exciting experiments and projects. Children and teens ages 8 to 16 should arrive in the children's room 3:30-5:30 p.m to participate. Call ahead for more information: 202-645-4532
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.
Enjoy an engaging performance of traditional dances and music from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa. For all ages.
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.
Do you love musicals? Do you wish your life were a musical? Here's your chance to burst into song in the library: every Sunday in August we'll be watching movies featuring great songs that are fun to sing along to. All ages are welcome. Aug. 2 - Annie (2014), rated PG
Monday, Aug. 17, 2015
Be transported to Latin America and experience many rhythms and unique instruments, while learning about the three cultures that shaped Latin music. In this interactive performance, audience members sing, play instruments and dance. For all ages.
Animals certainly are the smartest creatures. In this delightful Asian version of Aesop’s Fables, the creatures teach us about ourselves and Indian culture, geography and history. Leave the room dancing like a monkey and roaring like a tiger. For ages 4-8.
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015
In this award-winning film, a toy cowboy and a toy astronaut strike up an unexpected friendship as they face life's challenges together. Join us for an animated adventure with Woody and Buzz Lightyear!This film is rated G, with an 81-minute run time.
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
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.
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
Looking for a place to toddle? Play with toys? Meet other little ones? Look no further! Join us in the Children’s Room of the Northeast Library every Thursday afternoon 1-3 p.m. Play with toys that encourage early literacy and motor skill development. Learn early literacy tips from Children’s Librarians. Relax, let loose, and have a ball! For children ages birth to 3, along with parents and their caretakers.