Family Programs

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I Spy: Patterns and Puzzles for Teens, Tweens & Young Children

Every Tuesday after school, join the teens, tweens, and young children who test their visual, spatial, mathematical, and logical acumen, using mandalas; logical geometric and pictorial puzzles; LEGO; wooden blocks; and more.  I Spy Hours: 3:00-5:00 p.m.NOTE: Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied and actively supervised by a caregiver aged 13 years and older. 
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Celebrate Summer Reading with Kwame Alexander

Award-winning author Kwame Alexander will share his latest book, Surf's Up,and get kids excited about Summer Reading. Free ice cream for all kids who sign up for Summer Reading First 100 kids get free books Tips for parents from local authors on how to help kids become enthusiastic readers
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Free Bike Repair Clinics

Volunteers from The Bike House, Gearin' Up Bicycles and Chrome Industries will provide bike repair services at no cost for the public outside of Anacostia Neighborhood Library on select Saturdays this summer from noon to 2:30 p.m.
Japanese Way of Tea

Japanese “Way of Tea” Demonstration

The Urasenke Tea Ceremony Association of Washington, D.C. will share the basic principles of the Chado (The Japanese “Way of Tea”) and demonstrate how a bowl of tea satisfies our physical thirst and offers harmony with nature. In the Teen Space.
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Minute to Win It Challenge

Come to Tenley Library and participate in challenges based on the popular TV game show Minute to Win It as we kick off Teen Summer Reading.   Be silly, have fun and win some neat prizes. Ages 11-19.  

Mega Maker

Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops Saturday, July 2nd, July 16th, and July 23rd from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.  

Mega Maker

Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 1:30 to 3:00.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  

Mega Maker

Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.
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Get in the Game: Summer Activities

Every week this summer, stop by the Teen Space to try a fun activity! There will be a mix of things to try, including crafts, challenges, and contests with prizes.
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"Go For The Gold" Summer Reading Kick- Off Party

Join Us at the Northwest One Library for a fun-filled afternoon. We're excited to celebrate the start of Summer Reading 2016. There will be a variety of games for everyone to enjoy as well as Coffee & Conversation and  Summer Reading Sign-Up. Staff will be available to answer your Summer Reading questions and assist you with the registration process. We look forward to seeing you and your families.

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