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Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015

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.  
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Storytime at Petworth Community Market

Petworth Library

10 a.m.
Join us for songs, finger plays, movement, stories and rhymes. This program is for children of all ages. We will meet at the Petworth Community Market located near Upshur Street NW and 9th Street NW, about a block from the Petworth Library.

Construction Junction

Anacostia Library

10 a.m.
Enjoy a weekly play time for young children with constructive play.
familystorytime

Family Story Time

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for Family Story Time. We will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, movement and rhymes. This program is for children ages birth-7 and their caregivers.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for an all-ages story time.  We will not meet on Sept. 12 and Sept. 19.

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.  

Weekend Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

11 a.m.
Come in for weekend story time as we read, sing and rhyme. This program recommended for families with children ages 0-5. Join us afterwards for our Imaginative Play program. 
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.    
Drew Storen

Rescheduled: Meet Drew Storen of the Washington Nationals

Tenley-Friendship Library

11 a.m.
Drew is coming back!  Tenley-Friendship Library will be THE SPOT to meet Drew Storen of the Washington Nationals, hear him read a story, and answer your questions. DC Public Library Summer Reading is sponsored by The Washington Nationals.
baby reading

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times for babies ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Come enjoy books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bounces, and more! Saturday lap time is held upstairs in the children's area of the main reading room. Tickets are not required. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.
Every Hero has a Story

Washington Humane Society Adoption Van Visit

Tenley-Friendship Library

12 p.m.
This summer, be a hero by giving a new home to an animal in need! It's proven that pet ownership is great for our emotional and physical health, so adopting a new pet will be heroic both for yourself and for others. 
movies

Weekend Movies at Deanwood

Deanwood Library

1 p.m.
Come watch hero movies for children with us! Ages 6-8: 1 p.m. Ages 9-12: 3 p.m.
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Superhero Party

Southeast Library

1 p.m.
Join us from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for an end-of-Summer Reading celebration, including superhero boot camp for kids, a comic book swap for all ages, and Yu-Gi-Oh card trading. Kids, teens and adults are all welcome. 
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.
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Weekend LEGO Club

Southwest Library

2 p.m.
Come create, build, and play using LEGO bricks. Check out our awesome LEGO book collection for ideas! For ages 6-12. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Kekkai Sensen

Woodridge Anime: End of Summer Schedule

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Join Woodridge Anime for manga chat and episode viewings. Come for the snacks, then hangout with like-minded Otaku for these popular shows! 

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

movies

Weekend Movies at Deanwood

Deanwood Library

1 p.m.
Come watch hero movies for children with us! Ages 6-8: 1 p.m. Ages 9-12: 3 p.m.
craft supplies

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts. We will not meet on Sept. 13 and Sept. 20. 

Crafts & Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Sunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint! Children ages 12 and younger and their caregivers are welcome, and all craft supplies will be provided.  This program is intended for children ages 4-12 and their families. 
Play, Learn, and Grow Together! Clip art

It's My Body! Art and Movement Workshop

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
This workshop complements DCRCC's Good Touch Bad Touch curriculum. It is designed to create a shared learning experience between adults and youth. It incorporates theater, art, and games to explore the concepts of expression, communication, and boundaries.         

Sunday Cinema

Anacostia Library

2 p.m.
Please join us in the Anacostia Neighborhood Library children's program room for our weekly showing of a children's movie.
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.  
Superman

Free Movie at Palisades Library

Palisades Library

2 p.m.
You are cordially invited to a free showing of the movie Superman, starring Christopher Reeve.
Come to STEAM Team at MLK Library

STEAM Team

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Topics change from week to week, so give us a call to ask about a certain week's plan at 202-727-1248. Ages 6-12 in the Children's Room.
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Summer Reading Block Party

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
We’ve come to the end of our summer reading program, so let’s party! A block party, that is. Join us on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2-5 p.m., for fun activities and stories and to claim your summer reading prizes! We’ll be set up outside of the library on 7th Street NE between D Street NE and the alley.  Event line up: Get your face painted with cool designs Choose from options of balloon twisting designs Watch guest master storyteller Arianna Ross perform on the patio area 3-4 p.m. Make hero-themed crafts
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D.C. State Fair Art and Poetry Contest

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Kids in preschool through 9th grade are invited to come to Shaw Library's I Made It Myself arts and crafts sessions on Sundays, Aug. 23, Aug. 30, and Sept. 6 to work on your D.C. State Fair Kids Art and Poetry Contest entry. We'll provide markers, crayons, paper, scissors, and poetry books for inspiration. You provide the creativity (and any special materials you'd like to use)!
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Singalong Movies!

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 p.m.
Do you love musicals? Do you wish your life were a musical? Here's your chance to burst into song in the library: every Sunday in August we'll be watching movies featuring great songs that are fun to sing along to. All ages are welcome.    Aug. 2 - Annie (2014), rated PG
crafts

Sunday Crafts

Palisades Library

2:30 p.m.
Please join us every Sunday at the Palisades Library for crafts in the Children's Room! All ages are welcome and crafts will run from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Let's have fun crafting at the library!

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

Image of an open book, and "Every hero has a story" slogan

Last Day of Summer Reading!

Palisades Library

(All day)
Today is the last day of Summer Reading! Stop by the Children's Desk at Palisades Library to get your final prizes -- thanks for participating!

Baby/Toddler Story Time

West End Library

10 a.m.
Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.