Kids

Wii Console

Wednesdays are for Wii

The West End Interim Library is doing another round of Wii games! Come by for an hour and show off your skills! This program will be for ages 8-14.
Guitar

Jam Out

Jam with us at the Southeast Library! Kids ages 6-12 will take turns trying out different string, percussion, and wind instruments. Instruments will be provided, so just bring yourselves and be ready to rock out.    
Come to STEAM Team at MLK Library

STEAM Club

Get your geek on at Coder Club. Learn game design and computer programming from our in-house tech guru. The sessions are hands-on and caregivers are encouraged to participate. Basic computer knowledge is required, but no prior coding skills are necessary. Come ready to learn and be creative! 

Kids Chess Club

For first time players and experts alike, chess club has something for everyone. Learn strategy, hone your skills, and challenge your friends in our one-hour chess club. Our chess teacher can help new players learn the basics  and help seasoned players develop new tactics and strategy. Ages 6-18.

Make a Peace Wreath

Children age 4 and up can join us to learn about and share Dr. King's message of peace. We will make a peace wreath, which will be on display in the library.
NSO In Your Neighborhood

NSO In Your Neighborhood: Artistic Exchange with Words, Beats & Life and the Hip Hop Orchestra

NSO violinist, Glen Donnellan teams up with Words, Beats & Life and members of the Hip Hop Orchestra for an Artistic Exchange you won't want to miss! Including a live workshop, discussion and improvisations, this performance will be a unique opportunity to hear a world-class violinist sync with DJs, spoken word artists and hip hop instrumentalists.
Great Games

Game Club

Join us in the Children's Room to play some fun board games! For ages 6-12. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
mancala

Mancala Tournament

Join us in the Children's Room for a mancala tournament.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   
Fleece hats

Holiday Crafts

Come and join us for special Holiday crafts on Friday, December 18, at 4 p.m. Children will decorate their own fleece winter hat or scarf and explore their artistic side by making pop-up holiday cards. They will also learn how to make kirigami greeting cards. There will be a variety of books on display to inspire them. The books will be available for check out. Come and join the fun and make something that will keep you warm over the winter season.
Christmas Carol

Christmas Movie and Craft

With the help of a few muppets, the grumpy Ebenezer Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future. This film is rated G, with a runtime of 86 minutes. 

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