Kids

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Children's Writing Workshop

Join us for a children's writing workshop led by a published author! Kids will play a fun writing game, creating art to inspire each other's short stories, while learning about character, want, and obstacle. We will also do a simple, fun poetry exercise. Appropriate for ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
Video games

Wii Games

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to play Wii games in the Children's Room.   Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
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Larger-Than-Life Games

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us in playing a life-sized board game throughout the Children's Room.   After the game, we'll watch a movie about a video game character who goes on a journey to prove he's got what it takes to be a hero.  View trailer here. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
puzzle pieces

Spring Break Fun Friday

Kids 6 and older are invited to round out Spring Break by enjoying puzzles, games, and activities at the library. The fun happens in the basement program room.
Poetry

Poetry Workshop

Poetry comes to the Georgetown Library every Tuesday this month! Each week, we'll have a different theme and activity to help you create interesting poetry to take home. April 7: Haiku and Brush Painting April 14: Poetry and Apps April 21: Found Poetry April 28: Rhyme Like a Champ This program is recommended for 7- to 12-year-olds.   
Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem In Your Pocket Day

Come Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day! Celebrate poetry by reading poetry, acknowleging the great child poets in our community, playing games and have fun! This program is great for children ages 3-12.
Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Pick a poem that moves you. Pick a poem that amuses you. Pick a poem that confuses you. Put it in your pocket and see how it changes your day. From the Academy of American Poets:
Washington Area Bicycle Association

Everyday Biking Workshop with WABA

Ever considered biking to the store to save time? Or biking to work to save money? Or maybe you just want to get out and exercise and be outside more? 

Children's Movie

Hiro and his robot Baymax team up with friends to form a band of high-tech heroes!   This film is rated PG, with a runtime of 102 minutes.    
Building Wonder, Designing Dreams: The Bookmaking of Brian Selznick

Building Wonder, Designing Dreams: The Bookmaking of Brian Selznick

This interactive, multi-media exhibit for all ages celebrates the bookmaking of children’s author and illustrator, Brian Selznick—his exquisite artistry, experimentation with form and narrative and spellbinding storytelling. It is timed to engage visitors with Selznick’s work and themes in anticipation of his May 8 lecture and May 9 family program at the library; visit dclibrary.org/selznick for details.

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