Calendar

Sunday, April 27, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Join our Braille Book Club for Kids which is for children in grades 1-6 (and their parents) who are Braille readers. This program is sponsored in partnership with Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.

The Braille Book Club for Kids meets the first Saturday of every month, at 11 a.m. (except holidays or as advertised) in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.

For more information, contact the Adaptive Services Division at 202-727-2142 or lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.


Sunday, May 4, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Monday, June 2, 2014

4:00 p.m.

parachuteJoin us to celebrate another great summer reading program! 

We're excited about this year's science theme, Fizz, Boom, Read!

We will play parachute games on the front lawn and enjoy snacks.

All children can sign up for summer reading and choose a book to keep.

This program is for children from birth to age 12.

Don't miss out on the fun!

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

10:15 a.m.

It's our Summer Reading Kick-off program! Join us for sidewalk art and popsicles.

Children are invited to wear swimsuits.

For ages 2-5. 

This program is free and open to all.

Please call for more information. 

Looking forward to seeing you there for Fun in the Sun!

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10:30 a.m.

Come celebrate the kickoff for Summer Reading with us in the Georgetown Children's room.  

This program is appropriate for Babies and Toddlers.

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

4:00 p.m.

Come help us kickoff Summer Reading with stories, crafts and games.

This program is appropriate for 4- to 12-year-old children.

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5:00 p.m.

Spark a Reaction logo

Start your summer off right at Northwest One's Summer Reading Kickoff Party:
 

  • Learn about this year's Summer Reading theme: Spark a Reaction!
  • Learn about the brand new format of this year's DC Public Library Summer Reading program -- badges!
  • Sign up for the DC Public Library Summer Reading program and get a small sign-up prize!
  • Play an exciting new Wii game as part of our Wii Game Night!
  • And don't forget, it's a party, which means there will be tasty snacks!

Ages 6-18 welcome.

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Join our Braille Book Club for Kids which is for children in grades 1-6 (and their parents) who are Braille readers. This program is sponsored in partnership with Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.

The Braille Book Club for Kids meets the first Saturday of every month, at 11 a.m. (except holidays or as advertised) in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.

For more information, contact the Adaptive Services Division at 202-727-2142 or lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.


11:00 a.m.
With visitors and children at home for the summer, let’s explore some fun spots in the D.C. area.

Also get a Summer Reading Preview: Fizz Boom Read!

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Sunday, June 8, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Join us in the first floor meeting room for an afternoon of crafts!

We'll be making our own custom phone cases, as well as simple jewelry projects!

Light refreshments will be provided.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Monday, June 16, 2014

3:45 p.m.

sea crittersUsing a variety of marine-biology books and picture books featuring aquatic animals, children will learn interesting facts while helping Ms. Tea create an aquarium themed mural to celebrate Zoo and Aquarium Month and our summer S.T.E.A.M. theme! Our mural will be on display for the enjoyment of the public. Art materials will be provided. Appropriate for ages 4 to 12.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

2:30 p.m.

Hone your art skills with an awesome craft. We will be experimenting with chalk art or stenciling!

Ages 12-18 welcome.

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4:00 p.m.

Come construct a marshmallow catapult with materials and instruction provided by library staff.

Afterward, we'll perform a scientific test to see how far we can make marshmallows fly, changing certain variables to find the best testing conditions.

Recommended for ages 7-12. 

7:00 p.m.

Join us to hear Dr. Neal Barnard, President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, speak on reaching that sometimes elusive goal, the best of health.

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7:30 p.m.

The House of MirthJoin the Georgetown Book Club as we celebrate DC Public Library's Summer Reading for Adults program by discussing Edith Wharton's classic novel, The House of Mirth.

First published in 1905, Wharton's novel follows socialite Lily Bart as she struggles to find love and security in New York City in the Gilded Age.

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Saturday, June 21, 2014

10:30 a.m.

A program full of hands-on science fun for preschool children ages 3-5.

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2:00 p.m.

A Midsummer Night's DreamJoin us as we celebrate summer reading by reading aloud the first three acts of William Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream on the day on which the action within the play begins: June 21, also known as the summer solstice or midsummer. 

All are invited to participate as readers, and no prior experience performing or reading publicly is necessary. If you're interested in participating as a reader, either generally or with a specific character or part of the text in mind, please email julia.strusienski@dc.gov.

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Sunday, June 22, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Join us for a Sunday Funday to celebrate our summer reading programs! This year's themes are science-focused, so come find out what the library has in store for you this summer!

Kids: Fizz, Boom, Read!
Teens: Spark a Reaction
Adults: Literary Elements

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2:00 p.m.
 

Summer Beach ChairsThe Northeast Library Children's Department proudly presents our Sunday Summer Cinema Series. Come beat the summer heat with a cool family film during the summer! This program is suitable for all ages, so bring the whole family. A refreshing summer treat will be provided. Stay tuned; our film line-up will be announced very soon. 

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Monday, June 30, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Join us in the first floor meeting room as we make new T-shirt designs, and upcycle some other designs!

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

10:00 a.m.

The Mammoth Book of TattoosLove temporary tattoos? Have trouble finding ones that fit your personal style? Now's your chance to make your own!

At Northwest One Library, you can draw or trace the image you want, and we will show you how to put it on your skin.

The temporary tattoos we make should stay for 3-4 days without a lot of rubbing.

Ages 12-18 welcome.

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