Blue Sky Puppet Theatre "If Pigs Could Fly"

Travel with friends Chester, Buster and Suzy Pig as they go to the library to participate in Summer Reading, “One World, Many Stories.” After talking to the Children’s Librarian, Mrs. Picklebottom, about their fantasy of flying to foreign countries to hear native stories, she suggests a staycation instead and recommends they read about the countries they want to visit. Ages 3 - 8.

Travel the World with a Librarian - Europe

Travel to Europe through stories and activities. Ages birth - 5.

Make Your Own Superhero with Artist Maryanne Pollock

Participate in a comic book character workshop. Create your own superhero character with a secret and public identity, costume and mission. Draw superheroes with exaggeration, expression and movement. Coordinate the action of the figure with dialog bubbles. Also, learn the origins of superheroes from around the globe and discover how they are similar or different. Ages 6 - 12.

Story Time with Ronald McDonald

Story time with special guest Ronald McDonald. Ages birth - 5.

Preschool Story Time

Enjoy stories for young children. Ages 2 -- 5.


Learn about Japan and Japanese culture, from the Japan-American Society of Washington, D.C., through hands-on activities and demonstrations. Hear stories about the daily school life of Japanese children, learn a basic Japanese greeting and counting, and basic geography of Japan. For ages 7-12.

I Wish, I Dream, I Promise: Make a Book

Listen to Sushmita's story about how she got her Buddhist prayer wheel in a tiny village 10,000 feet above sea level in the mountains of India. Learn how it inspired her to create a book of wishes and how to make your own. Ages 8 -12.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Ages birth - 36 months.

Belgium at West End

Belgium's Legendary TinTin. View the film Tintin in America and learn about his creator, Belgian artist Herge. For children and their families/caregivers.

Pinkalicious Party

Pink, pink, pink. Decorate pink cupcakes, make pink jewelry and have a pink fashion show. Based on the book, Pinkalicious by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann. Ages 5 - 8.