We are pleased to announce that starting in April, on the second Monday of the month, a representative from Early Stages will available after our 10 a.m. story time to talk informally with parents and provide information about the Early Stages program. Early Stages is a D.C. Public Schools program for children between the ages of 2 years 8 months and 5 years 10 months to help parents identify any delays that their child may have and provide appropriate services to help address those delays.
Wilson High School Jazz Chorus and Band (New Date, April 20th)
April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and to celebrate we are hosting an afternoon with the always fabulous Wilson High School Jazz Choir and Band.Kids of all ages are encouraged to join us on Friday, April 20, at 1 p.m. for songs and stories about jazz.
Join us for a discussion of Tessa Harris's The Anatomist's Apprentice, on April 5. Set in 18th Century England, follow the twists and turns as Dr. Thomas Silkstone a Philadelphia anatomist, researches the death of Lady Lydia Farrell's brother.
Join us at 12 p.m. on Saturday March 10th for not one, but two fabulous puppet shows."A Bunny Shouldn't Ever Have a Fox for a Pet - A Cautionary Puppet Show," by David Greenfieldboyce. Greenfieldboyce is a puppeteer, former teacher and stay-at-home dad for his 20-month-old son. He’s also the same dynamo who organizes the Mount Pleasant Children’s Puppet Hour."Martina the Beautiful Cockroach" - A shadow puppet show based on the book by Carmen Agra Deedy, performed by our own children’s librarian and puppeteer, Patty Reeber.All ages.
As part of DC Read In, the National Capital Apple Macintosh Users Group (NCA-MUG) and Barnes & Noble will have representatives on hand to help you get started with free e-book downloads from the library's catalog. Bring your own device for one-on-one assistance.9:30 a.m. -- 12 p.m. Read Any Good e-Books Lately? Presented by the National Capital Apple Macintosh Users Group (NCA-MUG)12 p.m. -- 4 p.m. One-on-one Mac download assistance available from NCA-MUG members