Kids

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Casey Trees TreeWise Program

TreeWise is Casey Trees’ nature- and place-based summer education program, developed to get youth outdoors, interacting with and appreciating trees. Youth participants engage in fun, hand-on activities including scavenger hunts, leaf and bark rubbings, tree identification and water relays — tailored to be age-appropriate for ages 6-10. There will be two different sessions, one at 10 a.m. and the other at 11a.m.  Each session is an hour long.
Movie

Make a Movie Workshop

In this weeklong workshop, children will make a movie, starting from developing a plot and writing a script to filming! This program is recommended for ages 7-12.
El Deafo by Cece Bell

Book Club: EL DEAFO

Read EL DEAFO and join us in the Children's Room to discuss the story.    The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her "superpower."  
kids' watering can & gardening tools

Garden Club

Come join us for hands-on fun! Explore and tend the library's outdoor garden. Kids will get to plant seeds, water them, weed them, and watch them grow into a variety of flowers, herbs and vegetables. With a special visit from DC Central Kitchen on July 20 and August 17. 
These are the Avengers

Story Club

What would your superhero name be?  What superpower would you have? What would your origin story be? Who would be your nemesis? Come write & share your very own Superhero Story! For ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
kids' watering can & gardening tools

Garden Club

Come join us for hands-on fun! Explore and tend the library's outdoor garden! Kids will get to plant seeds, water them, weed them, and watch them grow into a variety of flowers, herbs and vegetables. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult.  Questions? Please call 202-724-4691.
kids' watering can & gardening tools

Garden Club

Come join us for hands-on fun! Explore and tend the library's outdoor garden! Kids will get to plant seeds, water them, weed them, and watch them grow into a variety of flowers, herbs and vegetables. With a special visit from DC Central Kitchen. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult.  Questions? Please call 202-724-4691.
superhero

Make your Own Superhero Cape and Signal

Deck yourself out in superhero gear! Every superhero must be prepared so we will help you make a superhero cape and a superhero signal, just like Batman. This event is part of our Summer Reading program and is recommended for ages 3-6.
Water balloon pelting of 2014

End of Summer Reading Party

Join us for the End Summer Reading Party.  We will have games, crafts, ice cream, snacks and water balloons.  And if you are in the League of Extraordinary Readers and you have read more than either Ms. Liz, Ms. Stacy, Mrs. Jess or Ms. Ruth, it is finally time for you to pelt us with water balloons!
Cover of Comic Squad: Recess

Graphic Novel Book Club

Discuss your thoughts after having read Comic Squad: Recess by Various Authors, while enjoying a themed snack. After the discussion, we'll do a craft related to the book. This program is recommended for ages 7-12.

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