Kids

Grand Opening Party

Celebrate the opening of the newly renovated Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library.Fun activities for all ages, all day!-Face Painting, 10:30 a.m. -- 12:30 p.m.-Uno, Dos, Tres con Andres, music for young children, 11 a.m.-Master Story Teller Diane Macklin, 12 p.m.-Art Workshop for kids and teens, 1 p.m.-Maru Montero Dancers, 2 p.m.-Building Tours at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Author Talk with Marc Nobleman

Marc Nobleman, author of more than 70 children's books, will discuss his recent titles,Bill, the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman, and Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman.For ages 8-12.

Summer Reading Finale

Join the fun stories reading activities, guest performers, freebies and more.Camps and organizations are encouraged to register!To register, please call 202-541-6196.Best for ages 2 – 12 years.

Preschool Pajama Story Time

Join us in your jammies for a special summer story time in the evening.For ages 4-6 years.  

Hok-noth-da? American Indian Storybook Program

Hok-noth-da? (“Did you hear?” in the Shawnee language), brought to you by the National Museum of the American Indian, gives young people a chance to hear a Native American story and engage hands-on with cultural objects that deepen their understanding of the tribe and traditions represented in the story. Space is limited, so register early! Recommended for ages 5 and up.Need information? Call us at 202-727-1248.

Science in the Summer, Level 2

Science in the Summer is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline.  This fun science program helps elementary-school children "grow into science."  Classes are small, with 15 students each, so be sure to register early!  Level 2 classes are for children entering grades 4-6.

Actors Workshop Series: Clayton LeBoeuf

Actor Clayton LeBouef, perhaps best known for his role in HBO hit series The Wire, will be the final performer in a workshop series promoting reading. The workshops highlight the importance of reading in the performing arts.

Actors Workshop Series: Kaypri

Actress and playwright Kaypri will join fellow actress and playwright Mzuri Moyo at a workshop series promoting reading. The workshops highlight the importance of reading in the performing arts.Sponsored by the Nubian Theatre, Dance and Music Company and as part of the Third Annual D.C. Black Theater Festival, additional workshops -- with actors such as Lamman Rucker of Meet the Browns and Why Did I Get Married and Bus Howard and Clayton LeBouef of The Wire -- will be held at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 27.

Actors Workshop Series

Actor Bus Howard, perhaps best known for his role in the HBO hit series The Wire, will join actress Karen Burrett at a workshop series promoting reading. The workshops highlight the importance of reading in the performing arts.

Actors Workshop Series: Lamman Rucker

Actor Lamman Rucker, best known for his roles in Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns and Why Did I Get Married will join actress and playwright Mzuri Moyo at a workshop series promoting reading.  The workshops highlight the importance of reading in the performing arts.

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