Upcoming Events

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 1:00pm
DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14.

No registration required.

Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday:
  • Francis A. Gregory
  • Lamond-Riggs
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Petworth
  • Southwest
  • Watha T. Daniel/Shaw
Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Saturday:
  • Anacostia
  • Capital View
  • Dorothy I. Height/Benning
  • William O. Lockridge/Bellevue
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Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
 
Tuesdays and Thursdays
4 - 5 p.m.
 
Starting Monday, June 23
Ending Saturday, August 16
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 2:00pm
The Georgetown Children's Room will be holding an afternoon of science, followed by a film related to that day's science experiment on Fridays at 2 p.m. beginning in July!  

The experiments and films will be appropriate for children ages 4 and older.
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 3:30pm
The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library is a Maker Camp site!  

From July 6 - Aug. 14, 2015, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects Monday through Friday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Children ages 8 and older and teens up to age 16 are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.  

No registration is necessary.

For more information, please visit the Maker Camp website or visit the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library. You can also check out all the fun activities we did last year at our Maker Camp Google+ page!

*Maker Camp is sponsored by Make: and Google.  
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 3:30pm

Join the library staff as we encourage you to create, experiment, and design. 

On selected days between July 6 and Aug. 14, The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library will host fun and exciting experiments and projects. Children and teens ages 8 to 16 should arrive in the children's room 3:30-5:30 p.m to participate.

Call ahead for more information: 202-645-4532

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 3:30pm
Japan-in-a-Suitcase packs Japanese traditional toys, clothing, school items and crafts in a suitcase and brings it to the library to give children a taste of Japan. This interactive program promotes understanding of Japan and Japanese culture to school age children through hands-on activities, games and demonstrations. 

Ages 5-12

Please call the children's desk at 202-727-0971 for groups of 8 or more. 
 
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 4:00pm
Family Film and Story!

Fridays at 4 p.m.

Recommended for all ages.
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 4:00pm
After the school day is done, come to the Anacostia Library for some Friday fun! 

Join us on last Friday of the every month at 4 p.m. for Game Day in the children's room! There will be board and Wii games available to play and enjoy.

Light refreshments will be served.

Game Day is for children ages 6 and older and all are welcome to join in on the fun.

This will be a great way to end your Friday and start your weekend!
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 4:00pm
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space is a Maker Camp site! 

From July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. and Fridays, 4-5:30 p.m.

Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.  
No registration is necessary.

For more information, please visit the Maker Camp website or Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. You can also check out all the fun activities we did last year at our Maker Camp Google + page!

Maker Camp is sponsored by Make: and Google.
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 10:00am
YogaJoin us every Saturday from 10:00am to 11:00am for Adult Yoga Class.

Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.

The classes are taught by Yoga Activist and are held on the lower level of the library in the Larger Meeting Room.
This class is free and open to the public.