Bring your fully charged iPads, Kindles, Nooks, Tablets, or laptops and your library card to our weekly e-Reader Clinic at the information desk on the lower level. You will learn how to download books, music, and different types of media available for downloading from our website, and much much more...don't forget your cords!
It's a Pajama Party... with doggies!!!Join us in your jammies for a doggie story time, a take-home craft/project, and an opportunity to read to a PAL dog.The whole family is invited to join in the FUN!
Challenge your friends with FIFA Soccer, improve your tennis and bowling games with Wii Sports and travel the galaxy with LEGO Star Wars.Join us for these games and many more in the Children's Room.Recommended for ages 5-12.
Celebrate Kids EuroFest with this Danish children's film
Kids Euro Festival celebrations run from Oct. 24 to Nov. 9.
Jumpstart the fun during our Friday Film program with The Flame and the Cotton Ball! This Danish film tells the story of a little flame from Fireland and was the First Prize Animated Short Film winner at the 2013 Chicago International Children's Festival.
Join us in the children's room as we watch Flammen og vattotten!
If you have any questions, please contact the Children's Room at 202-671-3125.
Calling all readers!
Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.The Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman is the featured piece.
A witch trying to pick a big pumpkin on Halloween discovers the value of cooperation when she gets help from a series of monsters.
Start your weekends with some relaxing, stress-free yoga! Every Saturday morning in the large meeting room at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome, beginners especially! Don't be shy, Instructors Carol and Marjorie will be happy to help you.Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability).
'The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears' by Dinaw Mengestu
Seventeen years ago, Sepha Stephanos fled war-torn Ethiopia and ended up in D.C., where he runs a grocery store and spends his days reminiscing about his home and family with his adopted family, two fellow African immigrants also trying to make ends meet.