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Tween Book Club: 'The Fourteenth Goldfish'

Friday, March 27, 2015, 4:30 p.m.

This month we are reading The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm. Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter. As an extra special treat, one lucky ready will read a copy of the book signed by the author!

Family Story Time

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Looking for a fun, family-oriented weekend activity? Look no further! Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun! All ages welcome.  
Dog lays head on book

Puppy Dog Tales

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3 p.m.

Reading aloud to dogs can help build a child’s confidence in reading. Children in grades K-3 can sign up for 20-minute reading slots to read to a dog. Dogs and owners will be joining us from ​Therapy Pets Unlimited, a non-profit organization that specializes in providing therapy dogs for community programs and events. Please come into the library or call 202-698-0183 to sign up for a slot. Sign up starts March 1. 

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Monday, March 30, 2015, 10 a.m.

An 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.

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Monday, March 30, 2015, 11 a.m.

An 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 questions. Story time takes place on the lower level.

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 10 a.m.

This story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting. Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs, and learning new rhymes.  Ages 3-5. Please call 202-698-0183 with questions. Story time takes place on the lower level.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 11 a.m.

This story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting. Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs, and learning new rhymes.  Ages 3-5. Please call 202-698-0183 with questions. Story time takes place on the lower level.
Wonderstruck

Newspaper Building Challenge

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 4 p.m.

Are you up to the challenge? Use your creative engineering skills to make buildings out of newspaper, just like Rose from Brian Selznick's Wonderstruck. The challenges will include building towers from limited materials with the goal of creating the tallest and strongest buildings. 
Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 4 p.m.

Join us in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Northeast Library every Tuesday after school. Enjoy crafts, activities, stories, and games - be surprised by something different every week and be prepared to have a ball! This program is appropriate for children ages 6-12.  No registration is necessary. We hope to see you there!    
cover of book Life on the Mississippi

'Life on the Mississippi'

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Come to a discussion of this classic book on American life, Life on the Mississippi. Here, Mark Twain introduces us to the ways of the Mississippi pilot and how humans adapt to the twists and turns of the river. But behind that simple outline is the concern for the meaning of human life represented by the river journey.

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