Kids

Joint Fundraiser with Chipotle

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support the DC Public Library. Just go into any Washington, DC Chipotle on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the adjacent image on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library -- and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.  
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LEGO Stamping Art

It's LEGO's all this month in the Petworth Library Children's Room. Join us this afternoon as we use LEGO's to create stamped art pieces. But check our calendar for more LEGO related events such as games, crafts, or free build days each Monday and Thursday at 4:30. We provide the LEGO's and other assorted supplies - you just bring the fun! For ages 5 and up.

Building Family in the 21st Century: A Moderated Conversation

Building Family in the 21st Century: A Moderated Conversation Join us for what is sure to be a thought-provoking and wonderful panel discussion on the role of fathers in families! Presented by Jonetta Rose Barras, Esther Productions, Inc., The Spoken Word, and Kuumba Expressions featuringBrittany Adams, MS Resident in Counseling, and Co-director of the Fatherless Reconciliation Daughter Project
Adult Coloring Book Pattern

Color That Stress Away!

Have you wondered if you can return to coloring books?  Do you want to relax or de-stress? Do you want to try something more complicated than a children's coloring book? All supplies will be provided, but you may also bring your own. Join us at Palisades Library on Thursday, June 9, and Thursday, July 7, at 6:30 p.m.
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Pop-up Book Sale

Drop by this all ages book sale from 1 to 4 p.m. and shop for a good cause, with all proceeds benefiting the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. While here, you also can join the Georgetown Library Friends, or discover other ways to support the organization, and learn about Summer Reading at DC Public Library, including how to get started and this year's prizes. 
CityCenter Farmers' Market

Library Takeout at the CityCenter Farmers Market

DC Public Library is taking it to the streets! Sign up for a library card, check out and return materials, find out about upcoming events, and discover everything the library has to offer each month at the FRESHFARM CityCenter Market.
Mad Science

Mad Science

Things That Go Boom   Discover the science behind sound and vibration!   See amazing color changing chemical reactions, explore sublimation, radical reactions  and more.   For ages 6 and up
Petworth Library

Photos of Petworth Showcase

The Petworth community was invited to tell stories of their daily lives through photography this spring. Come see fifty of our favorite photos, curated by the Open Stories committee. Light refreshments will be provided. 
Cantaré (Cecilia Esquivel):  Latin American Music

Cantaré (Cecilia Esquivel): Latin American Music

Audiences are transported to Latin America through the many rhythms and unique instruments from different  regions, while learning about the three cultures that shaped Latin music– Indigenous, European & African. For kids of all ages
Cantaré (Cecilia Esquivel):  Latin American Music

Cantaré (Cecilia Esquivel): Latin American Music

Audiences are transported to Latin America through the many rhythms and unique instruments from different  regions, while learning about the three cultures that shaped Latin music– Indigenous, European & African. For kids of all ages

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