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Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

Get It Write! Study Hall

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments. On the lower level, every Sunday.
Bookcover for Yes Virginia There Is  A Santa Claus

R & R* with Mrs. Claus

Lamond-Riggs Library

1:30 p.m.
Welcome winter with *Reading and Refreshments! Mrs. Claus will be reading the classic, Yes Virginia There Is A Santa Claus and other Winter stories, followed by refreshments.

Hanukkah Crafts for Kids

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

2 p.m.
Gear up for Hanukkah at the library. Create your own Dreidel ornament and get some ideas for other fun Hanukkah-themed crafts you can do at home. Children ages 2 and older will enjoy this simple holiday craft. For questions about the program, please contact Elaine Pelton at 202-541-6100.

I Made It Myself

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts.

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Olaf from Frozen

Winter Movie

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Although story time is on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite patrons to attend a movie screening at 10:30 a.m. in place of our regularly scheduled story time. The 10:30 a.m. screening is intended for audience members 0-6 years of age and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of G. If you have any questions or concerns about this event please call the library at 202-698-0183.

Craft and a Movie

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1 p.m.
Watch a film based on a popular, Winter-themed, children's book and make a related craft.
Olaf from Frozen

Winter Movie

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Although afterschool programs are on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite you to watch a movie with us, in place of our regularly scheduled programming. The 2 p.m. screening is intended for audience members 5 and older, and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of PG. If you have any questions or concerns about this event, please call the library at 202-698-0183.
Book cover for Afterparty by Ann Redisch Stampler.

Holiday Party

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Teens are invited to come enjoy a good movie, a mini hot chocolate bar, and make holiday origami gifts and decorations.  

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Olaf from Frozen

Winter Movie

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Although story time is on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite patrons to attend a movie screening at 10:30 a.m. in place of our regularly scheduled story time. The 10:30 a.m. screening is intended for audience members 0-6 years of age and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of G. If you have any questions or concerns about this event please call the library at 202-698-0183.
Olaf from Frozen

Winter Movie

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Although afterschool programs are on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite you to watch a movie with us, in place of our regularly scheduled programming. The 2 p.m. screening is intended for audience members 5 and older, and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of PG. If you have any questions or concerns about this event, please call the library at 202-698-0183.
Around the world holiday celebration

Around the World Holiday Celebration

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Join us on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 4 p.m. for this Around the World holiday program with stories and songs, followed by hands on activities. The children will make and decorate their own fleece winter scarves and make pop-up holiday cards. Light refreshments will be served.
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Holiday Movie Night

Rosedale Library

4:30 p.m.
Families can enjoy a Christmas movie about a man named Buddy, who grew up at the North Pole believing he was an elf. When he discovers he is really human, he goes on an adventure to find his family. This film is 97 minutes and rated PG.

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014

Get It Write! Study Hall

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments. On the lower level, every Sunday.

Sunday Craft and a Movie

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1 p.m.
View a much-loved classic Winter film while learning a new craft.

I Made It Myself

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts.

Monday, Dec. 29, 2014

Olaf from Frozen

Winter Movie

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Although story time is on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite patrons to attend a movie screening at 10:30 a.m. in place of our regularly scheduled story time. The 10:30 a.m. screening is intended for audience members 0-6 years of age and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of G. If you have any questions or concerns about this event please call the library at 202-698-0183.

Craft and a Movie

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1 p.m.
Watch a film based on a popular, Winter-themed, children's book and make a related craft.
Olaf from Frozen

Winter Movie

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Although afterschool programs are on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite you to watch a movie with us, in place of our regularly scheduled programming. The 2 p.m. screening is intended for audience members 5 and older, and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of PG. If you have any questions or concerns about this event, please call the library at 202-698-0183.
elf sweater

Petworth's Wacky Winter Wear Party!

Petworth Library

5:30 p.m.
Don we now our silly sweaters, fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la. Wacky clothes for winter weather, fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la! Petworth families are cordially invited to our "Wacky Winter Wear" Party from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the children's program room. Put together your most creative, colorful, kitschy winter ensemble and prepare for an evening of tacky, wacky winter-themed stories, crafts, group games, a fashion show and snacks!

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Olaf from Frozen

Winter Movie

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Although story time is on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite patrons to attend a movie screening at 10:30 a.m. in place of our regularly scheduled story time. The 10:30 a.m. screening is intended for audience members 0-6 years of age and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of G. If you have any questions or concerns about this event please call the library at 202-698-0183.
Olaf from Frozen

Winter Movie

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Although afterschool programs are on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite you to watch a movie with us, in place of our regularly scheduled programming. The 2 p.m. screening is intended for audience members 5 and older, and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of PG. If you have any questions or concerns about this event, please call the library at 202-698-0183.

ESL English Language Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

7 p.m.
Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 7 and 8 pm.  

Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015

Get It Write! Study Hall

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments. On the lower level, every Sunday.

I Made It Myself

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts.

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, 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.

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, 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.

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Palisades Library

5 p.m.
Join us for our Mad Hatter's Tea Party as we celebrate the birthday of author Lewis Carroll and the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Make Wonderland crafts and enjoy "tea" and refreshments. We will follow up our soiree with a screening and sing-a-along of Disney's animated movie based on the book. 

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015

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Freedom Songs

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. week, teens at Chevy Chase Library can interact with the influential music and lyrics of civil rights movement songs. 
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Palisades Winter Readathon Begins!

Palisades Library

(All day)
Only at Palisades Library, join us from Jan. 11 to Feb. 28 to earn prizes in a Winter Readathon!   This program is for children from birth to age 12.  Sign up in the Children's Room starting on Jan. 11!