Upcoming Events

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 3:00pm
Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.
Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 3:00pm
Sunday Shorts
A themed collection of short films from all genres, showing a wide variety of directors, languages, culture, viewpoints and stories.

Each showing's films will focus on a theme.
  • Sept. 28: Love
  • Oct. 12: Childhood
  • Oct. 26: Horror
Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 3:30pm

Girl JumpingAll we need is a beat!!

Zumba Kids is the perfect combination of fun and fitness. Join us as we dance to great music with easy to follow kid-friendly moves.

Ages 4-13.
Monday, November 24, 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 
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:00am
Books, music and rhymes for 1-year-olds.
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:00am
board booksAn early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays; sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces. 

For ages birth to 3.

Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions. Story time takes place on the Lower Level.
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:00am
Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.
Monday, November 24, 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
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:00am
Rise, shine and join us for morning glory stories!

Come enjoy books, songs, movement, rhymes and fingerplays.

This story time program is for children under age 4 and their caregivers. 

Groups of 10 or more, please call 202-727-5012 to schedule a special group story time.
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:15am
Come explore the world and new ideas through reading stories, movies, arts and/or crafts.

All programs are free and open to the public for children ages 2-5 with an adult(s).