Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 5 p.m.

To kick off summer reading, children can enjoy the film The Phantom Tollbooth and take home a copy of the book! The movie is rated G and runs for one hour and thirty minutes. The free books are available while supplies last.  
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Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 10 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. 
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Summertime Self-Defense Class

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join D'Angelo Kinard of Advanced Sports Performance as he teaches the basics of self-defense during this 90 minute session. Can't make it to this class? Mr. Kinard will also have a session at the Palisades Neighborhood Library

Fun Friday

Friday, June 3, 2016 (All day)

Every Friday during the summer is a surprise at Rosedale! Come and find out what's in store, including special performers, games with prizes, and other fun events! 
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Movie Morning

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10 a.m.

Relax a little during the summer! Children can relax and enjoy a special film showing at Rosedale each Saturday. 
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Nicolo the Jester

Monday, June 6, 2016, 10 a.m.

Nicolo keeps the students amazed with his formidable juggling skills all the while reciting his funny poems.    Children will have an opportunity to try spinning plates on sticks and balls on their fingers, while wearing funny hats.   For ages 4 - 8  
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, June 6, 2016, 10 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 
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2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 (All day)

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image from this post on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library, and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
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Smart with Art and Stories Tuesday

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 5 p.m.

Spend the summer showing off and creating some art! On Tuesdays throughout the summer children can visit Rosedale and enjoy a short story time and then an hour of arts and crafts.