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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Christiana Drapkin, Jazz Vocalist

Christiana Drapkin, Jazz Vocalist

Chevy Chase 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.
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.  

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.  
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.
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.    
Come to Family Fun Time!

Family Fun Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.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! Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 to find out the specific theme for the week.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

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.  
Blue Sky Puppets

Blue Sky Puppets

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 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.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Joe Romano, Magician

Joe Romano, Magician

Lamond-Riggs 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.
Blue Sky Puppets

Blue Sky Puppets

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 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.  
Joe Romano, Magician

Joe Romano, Magician

Petworth Library

4 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.

Tuesday, July 28, 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

Parklands-Turner 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.    
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Enjoy an engaging performance of traditional dances and music from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa. For all ages.
Blue Sky Puppets

Blue Sky Puppets

West End 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.
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Pacific Rhythm is a Polynesian dance troupe made up of a family of six. They feature traditional dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands, and Samoa with authentic costumes from each island. They bring the culture of the Pacific Islands, the music, and the dancing to you. People of all ages will be up on their feet as they teach Polynesian dances.
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.
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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.
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 29, 2015

Blue Sky Puppets

Blue Sky Puppets

Francis A. Gregory 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. 
Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Takoma Park Library

1:30 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.

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.  

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Arts and crafts for children of all ages. A program for children and their families.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

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Library Playdate

Northeast Library

1 p.m.
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.  
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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.