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    Summer Reading

Friday, August 22, 2014

10:30 a.m.

After Friday story time, join us for weekly Scholastic Storybook Treasures for ages 3-7.

2:00 p.m.

RobotCelebrate the end of summer! From 2-5:30 p.m. we'll have fun activities in the Children's Room including crafts, games, music, and a movie! Don't forget to bring your Summer Reading logs in to claim your prizes! Children of all ages and their families are welcome to attend.

3:00 p.m.

bill nye cover imageEvery Friday afternoon, we'll be showing two episodes of Bill Nye the Science Guy, the show that makes science fun for kids!

This program will take place in the Children's Story Circle and is open to kids ages 8-12.

3:00 p.m.

On Fridays at 3 p.m. children will do different science experiments and learn the principles behind them and then watch a related movie. Program will run from July 11 to August 22 (7 programs total) and is appropriate for 6-12 year old children. For information about the next experiment and movie please come by the Georgetown Children's Room and ask a librarian!

Sunday, August 24, 2014

2:00 p.m.

Come spend a Sunday afternoon at the library and watch family movies.

For ages 5-12.

2:00 p.m.

film clip artJoin us in the children's room for a movie! We will be showing new family-friendly films and old favorites in the children's room every Sunday.

Recommended for families and children ages 4+.

Monday, August 25, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Fun films for the little ones, ages 3-5. Second showing at 11:30.

If bringing a group, please call 202-576-7252 ahead of time to reserve a spot.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

3:30 p.m.

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

Appropriate for families and ages 5 and older.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

(All day)

Fizz, Boom, Read!Summer Reading is ongoing from now until August 31st.  Please remember to turn in your reading logs and claim your prizes!  You can also still sign up!

Every child (birth to age 12) who completes and returns their Summer Reading log at Palisades Library will be entered to win special raffle prizes!  We'll draw the lucky winners at our End of Summer Reading Party on Wednesday, September 3rd.

See you at the library!


6:30 p.m.

Join Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Library and Martin Luther King Jr. 
microphoneMemorial Library for six nights of song this summer!

Whether you prefer to sing with a crowd or step up to the mic for
a solo, DCPL has your favorite movie musicals ready.

Shaw Presents
06/25: You’ll be laughing at the clouds with this rainy tune
07/23: A girl worth fighting for fights as a boy for China
08/27: Hop in a canoe and find out what’s around the river bend

MLK Presents
06/11: This fish-out-of- water wants to be part of your world
07/09: Two 1920s murderesses whose victims had it coming
08/13: A princess with an icy touch has to learn to let it go

All shows begin at 6:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for movie trivia and most spirited performance. Shows are free and open to all ages. We'll bring the popcorn.

Please call 202-727-0971 for film titles or more information. 
 


Friday, August 29, 2014

10:30 a.m.

After Friday story time, join us for weekly Scholastic Storybook Treasures for ages 3-7.

3:00 p.m.

bill nye cover imageEvery Friday afternoon, we'll be showing two episodes of Bill Nye the Science Guy, the show that makes science fun for kids!

This program will take place in the Children's Story Circle and is open to kids ages 8-12.

4:00 p.m.

Family Film and Story!

Fridays at 4 p.m.

Recommended for all ages.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

(All day)

Boy and Robot reading togetherToday is the official last day of Summer Reading.  If you haven't turned in your reading log, please bring it in and get your prizes!  

We'll be drawing winners for our Children's Summer Reading raffles at the End of Summer Reading Party on September 3rd. 

Thank you participating, and we hope to see you soon!

2:00 p.m.

film clip artJoin us in the children's room for a movie! We will be showing new family-friendly films and old favorites in the children's room every Sunday.

Recommended for families and children ages 4+.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

3:30 p.m.

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

Appropriate for families and ages 5 and older.

Friday, September 5, 2014

10:30 a.m.

After Friday story time, join us for weekly Scholastic Storybook Treasures for ages 3-7.

4:00 p.m.

Family Film and Story!

Fridays at 4 p.m.

Recommended for all ages.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

2:00 p.m.

film clip artJoin us in the children's room for a movie! We will be showing new family-friendly films and old favorites in the children's room every Sunday.

Recommended for families and children ages 4+.

Monday, September 8, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Fun films for the little ones, ages 3-5. Second showing at 11:30.

If bringing a group, please call 202-576-7252 ahead of time to reserve a spot.

5:00 p.m.

justgirlsPlay Wii games, watch movies, work on arts and crafts and more!

An open program for girls ages 8 - 12.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

3:30 p.m.

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

Appropriate for families and ages 5 and older.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

6:00 p.m.

the endEmmet, an ordinary Lego construction worker, may be the key to saving his world from the Kragle. View trailer 

Food, pillows, blankets, and PJs are welcome. 
 

Friday, September 12, 2014

10:30 a.m.

After Friday story time, join us for weekly Scholastic Storybook Treasures for ages 3-7.

4:00 p.m.

Family Film and Story!

Fridays at 4 p.m.

Recommended for all ages.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

2:00 p.m.

"Let It Go" and come see our latest movie offering

3:00 p.m.

batman 75 logoThis year is the 75th anniversary of Batman’s first appearance in comics!

DC named July 23 the official Batman Day, but we decided to celebrate a little later.  Come visit Shepherd Park Library to watch the superhero on the screen, grab some goodies, and have refreshments.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

2:00 p.m.

film clip artJoin us in the children's room for a movie! We will be showing new family-friendly films and old favorites in the children's room every Sunday.

Recommended for families and children ages 4+.

Monday, September 15, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Fun films for the little ones, ages 3-5. Second showing at 11:30.

If bringing a group, please call 202-576-7252 ahead of time to reserve a spot.

3:30 p.m.

Book cover for Roald Dahl's "Matilda"In celebration of Banned Books Week, and Roald Dahl's birthday, join us for a screening of the movie based on the author's classic novel, Matilda.  This frequently challenged book depicts a young girl who discovers she has special powers!

Banned Books Week celebrates banned and frequently challenged books by encouraging us to make our own decisions and experience all that the literary world has to offer.

This film is rated PG, with run time of 98 minutes.