Kids

kids' watering can & gardening tools

Garden Club

Come join us for hands-on fun with a special visit from DC Central Kitchen on July 20 and Aug. 17! Explore and tend the library's outdoor garden. Kids will get to plant seeds, water them, weed them, and watch them grow into a variety of flowers, herbs and vegetables.
Chipotle Fundraiser

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, July 14, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the adjacent image on your smartphone or tell the cashier you are supporting the cause -- and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library.
Washington Nationals Manager Matt Williams

Meet Washington Nationals Player Stephen Strasburg

Enjoy a special story time with Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg. He will read stories and answer your questions. Free book give-away while supplies last. Best for ages 5-12.
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Japan in a Suitcase

Through the use of some hands-on activities, crafts and colorful PowerPoint presentations, students can 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 to school children through hands-on activities and demonstrations.  Best for ages 6-13.    
caseytrees

Casey Tree Wise Program

TreeWise is Casey Trees’ nature- and place-based summer education program, developed to get youth outdoors, interacting with and appreciating trees. Youth participants engage in fun, hand-on activities including scavenger hunts, leaf and bark rubbings, tree identification and water relays — tailored to be age-appropriate for ages 6-10. There will be two different sessions, one at 10 a.m. and the other at 11a.m.  Each session is an hour long.
caseytrees

Casey Tree Wise Program

TreeWise is Casey Trees’ nature- and place-based summer education program, developed to get youth outdoors, interacting with and appreciating trees. Youth participants engage in fun, hand-on activities including scavenger hunts, leaf and bark rubbings, tree identification and water relays — tailored to be age-appropriate for ages 6-10. There will be two different sessions, one at 10 a.m. and the other at 11a.m.  Each session is an hour long.
bampowread

Summer Reading Finale

We will wrap up a super summer of reading with games and other fun activities on the front lawn. This celebration is for all ages.
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Casey Trees TreeWise Program

TreeWise is Casey Trees’ nature- and place-based summer education program, developed to get youth outdoors, interacting with and appreciating trees. Youth participants engage in fun, hand-on activities including scavenger hunts, leaf and bark rubbings, tree identification and water relays — tailored to be age-appropriate for ages 6-10. There will be two different sessions, one at 10 a.m. and the other at 11a.m.  Each session is an hour long.
tree

Casey Trees TreeWise Program

TreeWise is Casey Trees’ nature- and place-based summer education program, developed to get youth outdoors, interacting with and appreciating trees. Youth participants engage in fun, hand-on activities including scavenger hunts, leaf and bark rubbings, tree identification and water relays — tailored to be age-appropriate for ages 6-10. There will be two different sessions, one at 10 a.m. and the other at 11a.m.  Each session is an hour long.
Movie

Make a Movie Workshop

In this weeklong workshop, children will make a movie, starting from developing a plot and writing a script to filming! This program is recommended for ages 7-12.

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