Read Aloud Workshop

Part of the Parent/Caregiver Lecture Series. Includes take-home tips with a share and tell portion.  Learn how to make books come alive for your child. Spread the joy of reading! Bring a friend. Bring your children. There will be stories.

Read-In Celebration

Adults                          Literary Scavenger Hunt10 a.m. - 2 p.m.TeensBook Display Including: Mysteries. Love Stories, Science Fiction and Graphic Novels.All Day ChildrenPoetry Slam Reading, Children will take turns reading, writing, and reciting poetry aloud.2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Ages 5-12  yearsRefreshments will be provided.

DC Read-In: Something for Everyone

For All AgesRecycled Book CollagesCreate your own art from cut up picture books. Gain an appreciation of picture book art as fine art. Artwork will be displayed in the front window March 12- March 17, 2012.For TeensMy “Bestest” Book and MeTake a photo with your favorite books. Teens’ photos will be posted on the library’s bulletin board.Scavenger Hunt

Saturday Arts and Crafts - St. Patrick's Day

Enjoy arts and crafts in celebration of St. Paddy's Day! Ms. Bobbie will also bring in her bodhran for some musical fun.Ages 8 - 18.

Hunger Games Survival Snacks Contest

In anticipation of the movie version of The Hunger Games, participate in the Survival Snack Contest by combining your favorite nuts, roasted ants and dried fruits to create a survival snack for a Hunger Games Tribute. Then move up the social hierarchy by becoming a Capital food critic and vote for the best snack in a blind tasting.

Sandwich Story Time

Join us for Story and a Sandwich! Our children's librarian will share stories about shapes and colors, then use what you've learned to decorate your own sandwich.Ages 4 - 6.

Literary Graffiti Wall

Celebrate DC Read-In, a city-wide celebration of reading! Draw your favorite character from a book, write your favorite quote or just doodle away on our graffiti wall. All supplies are provided.All ages

Welcome Spring!

Celebrate the first day of spring on Tuesday, March 20th!Children will plant seedlings that they can take home.We will also enjoy dirt cake!Don't worry, it's not really dirt!It's chocolate pudding, chocolate cookie crumbs, and gummy worms.Groups, please call 202.243.1188 to register.All ages are welcome.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

                                                             Join us on Friday, March 2nd to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday.We will read The Cat in the Hat  and make a hat and other Dr. Seuss crafts.We will meet in the meeting room on the lower level.

DC Read-In Story Time Led by Parents!

Celebrate the joy of reading and participate in the city-wide DC Read-In program.Bring a favorite book that you would like to share or choose a book at the library.This will be a unique and fun opportunity to show off your story-telling skills!Join us in the children's programming room on the second floor.Please call 202.243.1188 with questions.