French Story Time is for children of all ages. This program includes songs, music and motion and is very interactive.
Children have the opportunity to learn Fench songs, practice their French, and connect words with motion, as well as enjoy stories.
Come and join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. (except on holidays!)
Weekly chess instruction for kids of all ages.
Our master chess instructor will guide you from learning the basics to advancing your level of skill.
Made possible by the Friends of the Cleveland Park Library.
The Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club meets on the first Thursday of the month at Barnes and Noble, located at 12th and E streets, NW. The monthly selection is listed on dclibrary.org/clevelandpark, or call 202-282-3072.
Learn how to make an easy lava lamp with this fun science experiment. The children will have a chance to use simple household items to make their own lava lamp. They will learn how citric acid and baking soda react when mixed with water. How oil and water don't mix. This is an action and reaction experiment that kids will enjoy. Come and join us for this fun experiment on August 15 at 3:30 p.m.
On Thursday, August 14, 7 p.m., Kyle Wichtendahl, Education Coordinator at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, MD, will present a lecture about medical practices during the Civil War and their legacy.
The Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club will venture forth for its annual Screen on the Green picnic to see Key Largo, a John Huston film starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Claire Trevor, Lionel Barrymore and Edward G. Robinson.
Come and join us Friday,August 8 at 3:30 p.m. Summer is here and it’s hot. What better way to spend summer than to learn how to make your own fizzy lemonade? Do you like it fizzy? Do you like it sweet? Do you like it sour? Or, do you like it just right?
Come design a cool summer picture frame and learn about the properties of glow in the dark paint at the same time. Children candecorate a picture frame with seashells painted with glow in the dark paint. They will learn about the effect of light on the paint and why the paint does not glow in daylight. They will then watch the reaction when the painted seashells are exposed to black fluorescent light.
This science experiment is a fun way for children to learn about solid and liquid. The Ooze they are going to make acts like both and the children will experiment with both textures and weight and decide which one they prefer and what they need to do to make it stay solid or liquid and for how long it can last as a solid or liquid. This program is combined with our bi-weekly Family Story Time.
Have fun making dry ice bubbles that will grow and grow as they fill with fog that looks like clouds. This experiment is a great one for kids who love science and those who want to discover science. The children will find out how big the bubble will get before it bursts. Give it a try and find out! Come and join us on July 25 at 3:30 p.m.