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Saturday, October 4, 2014

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. 

3:00 p.m.

Enjoy simple reading, rhymes, music, crafts and movement with your baby.
 
Open to children ages birth to 3 years old with caregiver.

Baby Reading a Book

Sunday, October 5, 2014

3:30 p.m.

A program incorporating different formats for stories, from songs and movement to books and rhymes.

All ages are welcome to join, but the program is specifically targeted for ages 3 to 8. 

Monday, October 6, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Books, music and rhymes for 1-year-olds.

10:00 a.m.

board booksAn early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays; sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces. A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.

For ages birth to 3.

Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions. Story time takes place on the Lower Level.

10:00 a.m.

Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.

10:15 a.m.

Come explore the world and new ideas through reading stories, movies, arts and/or crafts.

All programs are free and open to the public for children ages 2-5 with an adult(s).

10:30 a.m.

story timeStory time recommended for children between the ages of 0 - 3.

We read stories from the library's collection, sing songs, and engage in play to encourage early literacy.

Please call the library if you plan on bringing a large group.

10:30 a.m.

boy readingStory time for all ages with stories, songs, crafts and more.


For ages birth through 5 years with caregiver.
10:30 a.m.

handJoin us for books, songs, and rhymes in Spanish! Cuentos, canciones, rimas, y más para niños de 2-5 años.

Les esperamos!

Ages 2-5.

10:30 a.m.

It's Story TimeJoin us for stories, songs, and rhymes selected especially for ages 1-5, when children are first beginning to learn the framework for reading.

Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.

11:00 a.m.

Story time for children age 3 to 5 years old.

11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces and tickles every Monday for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers.

11:00 a.m.

Stories, music and songs for 1-year-old children.

11:00 a.m.

board booksAn early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays; sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces. A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.

For ages birth to 3.

Please call 202-698-0183 with questions. Story time takes place on the Lower Level.

11:00 a.m.

Girl reading a 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 Preschool Story Time.

For ages 2-5 and a caregiver.

For more information about this program, please call (202) 724-8707.


 

11:00 a.m.

Hispanic Heritage MonthCome Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with your little ones at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library!

We will have a Hispanic Heritage Month-themed story time featuring books by Hispanic American authors along with songs and finger plays in Spanish. The story time will be held in the Children's Room on the second floor of the library.

This event is for children ages 0-5 and caregivers. See you there!

11:00 a.m.

Around the World StorytimeCome to this storytime and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this storytime is a cultural experience for the whole family.

Around the World Storytime is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

See you there!

11:00 a.m.

handJoin us for books, songs, and rhymes in Spanish! Cuentos, canciones, rimas, y más para niños de 2-5 años. ¡Les esperamos!

Ages 2-5.

3:30 p.m.

A themed storytime that focuses on exploring art materials.

Recommended for ages 2-5.

4:00 p.m.

Curtain with stage clip art
Bring stories to life
Read aloud scripts from popular children’s books
Hone your acting chops

Recommended for readers GR 2-5
Parent participation welcome and encouraged

7:00 p.m.

Stories, songs & rhymes for all ages.

This program is held upstairs in front of the fireplace.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Stories, songs, dances and FUN, for ages birth to two and their caregivers every Tuesday.

10:00 a.m.

Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 0-2, with their caregivers.

For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.

Remember -- there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m.

To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.

10:00 a.m.

Story time for ages 2-5 years.

Free tickets are required for entry and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

10:00 a.m.

little boy readingThis story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting. Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs, and learning new rhymes.

 Ages 3-5.

Please call 202-698-0183 with questions.  Story time takes place on the Lower Level.

10:00 a.m.

Every Tuesday come and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes,

finger plays, movement and more for children ages 0-5.

10:00 a.m.

Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.

10:00 a.m.

hickory dickory dockSlow your busy morning down with a short story time. 

A couple books, a couple songs. A nice break! 

10:30 a.m.

This movement-based story time includes reading stories, singing familiar songs as well as learning new rhymes and songs with the librarian.

For ages 3-5.