Women's History Month

Women in Art Discussion

Celebrate Women's History Month with an engaging discussion and presentation on women in art. Advance registration is required. Call 202-724-8708, or send an e-mail to For ages 11 and older.

Girls Rock! Instrument Share

Participate in a free instrument share and try out Girls Rock! DC's instruments first-hand. Practice singing into a microphone, riffing on a guitar, and finding the beat on the bass and drums. It's gonna be awesome, so get ready to stand up and rock out! For kids and teens, ages 8 to 19.
Coat Drive

Coat Giveaway Extravaganza

Stop by Tuesday, March 10 and Thursday, March 12 between 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. for a FREE Gently Used Winter Coat and warm refreshments. Call 202-727-5012 for more details.    
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Northeast Library Birthday Celebration

Join us for a day celerating the Northeast Library's 83rd birthday!   10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Birthday Storytime, ages 3-4, lower level meeting room 4 p.m., Birthday Terrific Tuesday, ages 6-12, Children’s Room 5 p.m., Cake Cutting, all ages, main lobby area 5:30 p.m., Library Renovation Tour, Adults, main lobby area
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In the Zone: St. Patrick's Day Shadow Puppet Show

You’re invited to a special St. Patrick’s Day edition of In the Zone! Tenley Library presents "Three Tales, Three Tricks: Three Irish Fairy Tales," a shadow puppet show that will take place in the story time room. Enjoy three stories inspired by Irish folk tales featuring tricky characters - including Ireland’s most famous trickster of all, the leprechaun! Recommended for ages 5 - 12.
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Dr. Seuss Party

Join us in the Children's Room for a special story time celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday. We'll enjoy activities, stories, and a movie together. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver.
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.
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Kids' Club

Join us for a different activity each week -- games, crafts, science experiments, and more!  Ages 5-12, in the basement program room. March activities: March 3 Book Bingo Play Bingo, win prizes! March 10 Button Making: Rad Women Edition Make buttons & do fun activities in honor of Women’s History Month.

Spring Seed Starting Workshop

Start your garden planning right by learning about the best ways to get seeds started. In this workshop, library staff will demonstrate a few techniques and simple tools you can use to make the most of early planting. This will be a fun, interactive session. All experience levels are welcome.
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Inspiring the Me I Want to Be: Marian Anderson

Teaching artist Tom Minter and DC Public Librarians will lead an interactive program for all ages about Marian Anderson, a renowned African American singer who overcame discrimination to be trained and perform in noted venues such as the Metropolitan Opera House. The audience will have many opportunities to sing along and participate.