Soccer Team Fringe Music in the Library

FRINGE Music in the Library: Soccer Team

Soccer Team is the work of Ryan Nelson and Melissa Quinley. Ryan has also played with the Routineers, the Most Secret Method, and Beauty Pill. The songs on Soccer Team's debut record were primarily recorded to 8-track 1/4" tape and/or four-track cassette by Ryan in his basement in Washington, D.C.
Elephant & Piggie

Ready, Set, Read!

Shepherd Park Library is pleased to offer this new program for children who are beginning readers or simply want to build independent reading skills. Trained reading partners are available weekly to read with children individually or in small groups. "Ready, Set, Read!" aims to nurture your child's natural interest in reading while strengthening reading confidence and fluency. Suggested for ages 5-9.
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Make Your Own Anti-Bullying T-shirt

Come in and create your own anti-bullying T-shirt. Space is limited, so participants are encouraged to register by Monday Oct. 5, 2015. You may register at or call 202-541-6226. Walk-ins welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bilingual Stories, Songs and Craft

Join us at the Petworth Library to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! We will hear bilingual stories and songs and make a craft. This program is for children 4 and older.
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Summer Reading Finale: Ice Cream Social

Come all ye heroes, let’s celebrate our summer reading accomplishments and enjoy ice cream.  
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Adios Amigos! Farewell friends!

I am sorry to announce that Bilingual Story Time with Ms. Ortiz will be ending. The final program will be Wednesday, August 12th at 10:30 a.m. It has been a pleasure serving you all for the past year and a half! Thank you for your support   Sentimos anunciar que la Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe con Senorita Ortiz se termina. El final programa será el 12 de Agosto. ¡Ha sido un placer de trabajar con ustedes! Muchisimas gracias por su apoyo. I hope to see you there and say Adios Amigos!   

Superhero Party

Join us from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for an end-of-Summer Reading celebration, including superhero boot camp for kids, a comic book swap for all ages, and Yu-Gi-Oh card trading. Kids, teens and adults are all welcome. 
Juegos Jueves

Juegos Jueves

Games, Games, Games! Wii gaming! Board games! Computer games! Charades! Beanbag tosses! Musical chairs! A healthy variety of games to play with your friends. Recommended for ages 5-12.  
Wii Console

Wednesdays Are For Wii

West End Interim Library is doing another round of Wii games! Come by for an hour and show off your skills! This program will be for ages 8-14.
Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. kick-off National Hispanic Heritage Month in the Great Hall with music, dancing, live performances, face-painting and crafts for kids. This event is free and for all ages. Families are welcome! De la 11 a.m. a 4 p.m. venga para celebrar la Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Habrá música, baile, espectáculos en vivo, pintura de la cara, y manualidades para niños. Este evento para la familia es gratis y para todas las edades. ¡Traiga la familia!