Kids

Billy Goats Gruff

Billy Goats Gruff Bilingual Play and Storytime

Enjoy a bilingual English/Spanish story time and play put on by DC Public Library librarians in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. We will be reading stories and acting out a bilingual version of the Billy Goats Gruff. For ages birth-5 and their caregivers.
movie reel & popcorn

Movie Madness

Join us for a fun animated comedy about a young man trying to choose between family and love.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Call us at 202-724-4691. 
Frozen Sing-Along Edition DVD

Movie Madness Presents: Olaf's Summer Extravaganza

Join us for a sing-along! Celebrate our favorite snowman Olaf & his favorite season with a special snack and crafts.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. And while you're here, check out some of our FROZEN books: Frozen: The Junior Novelization
Billy Goats Gruff

'The Three Billy Goats Gruff' Bilingual Play and Story Time

Enjoy a bilingual English/Spanish story time and play put on by DC Public Library staff in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. We will be reading stories and acting out a bilingual version of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. For ages birth-5 and their caregivers.
Girls in Tutus

My Sisters And Me

The purpose of this program is to get a good amount of young girls of different races, sizes and ages together to learn about different family structures and about one another. You DON'T need a sister to attend this program. We're creating a sisterhood within the community!    Together with our Mayor's Summer Youth Employee, Janine, we'll create a puzzle piece mural and make our own tutus.   This program is intended for customers ages 6 to 13. The program will take place in the Children's Room on the Second Floor.
Japan in a Suitcase logo

Japan in a Suitcase

Japan-in-a-Suitcase packs Japanese traditional toys, clothing, school items and crafts in a suitcase and brings it to the library to give children a taste of Japan. This interactive program promotes understanding of Japan and Japanese culture to school age children through hands-on activities, games and demonstrations.  Ages 5-12 Please call the children's desk at 202-727-0971 for groups of 8 or more.   
Picture of a Dog Reading a Book

Doggie Storytime with PAL

Join us for a doggie themed story time.  We’ll read some dog related stories and have a simple craft on hand that you can also take home to complete. Best of all, come and meet Candy our PAL (People. Animals. Love) companion! She would love to have her new friends read her a story. Family and Friends are invited to join in the fun!  
All About Japan

Japan-in-a-Suitcase

Come learn about Japanese culture and language! Japan-in-a-Suitcase brings traditional toys, clothing, school items, and crafts to encourage a deeper understanding and awareness of Japan and Japanese culture. Presented by the Japan America Society of Washington, D.C.  For children ages 5 and older. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
happy vegetables

Let's Eat!

Kaiser Permanente Educational Theater presents "Let's Eat!"  Through the use of puppets, music, and imaginative play, children will learn why it's important to try new foods. For children 3- to 5-years old. Must be accompanied by an adult.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
book about Malaysia

Malaysian Games

Come learn and play some fun Malaysian games! For ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Please call 202-724-4691. 

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