Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (All day)
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  

Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month

To learn more please visit 
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:00am
Story time for ages 3-5 featuring picture books, storytelling and movement.

This is also the open call for class and daycare groups.

If your daycare cannot make this story time, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a different time.  
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:00am
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.

For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.

Remember -- there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m.

To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:00am
Mother reading to childChildren will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs. 

Ages 2-3.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:00am
Books, music and rhymes for 2-year-olds.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:00am
Stories, songs and flannel boards for children ages 0-3.

Daycare groups and individuals with children are welcome.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:00am
ReadingStories, fingerplays, action rhymes, and singing and music for preschoolers!

A story time geared towards children ages 3-5.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:00am
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:00am
English Conversation Classes resume after a brief Summer hiatus.  Experienced and qualified volunteer teachers from the Washington English Center (Formerly Language ETC) will facilitate these popular classes offered twice a week - on Mondays and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  There will be a two-week break and classes will resume on September 8 and will conclude on December 10, 2014.

For more information please contact the Washington English Center at 202-387-2222
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:15am
Come explore the world and new ideas through reading stories, movies, arts and crafts.

Story time is held in the Children's Area Story Room.  All programs are free and open to the public.