Kids

Valentine Express

Kids Valentine's Book Swap

Spread the spirit of friendship and the joy of books throughout the city this year! Sign up with a librarian to exchange a valentine and a favorite library book with a child at a neighboring public library. Kids ages 2-14 are welcome to participate.

Celebrate Black History

A reading and activities based on the amazing true story of Henry "Box" Brown, who escaped from slavery by mailing himself across the country! For ages 5-12.  

Valentine's Party

Kids, make a card and decorate a cookie for your sweetheart, or keep your treats for yourself!  Event courtsey of Teen Advisory Group, our fabulous teen volunteers.  
Image of actress Mary Ann Jung dressed as colonist Margaret Brent

History Alive!

Who lived in Washington before it was Washington?!    Margaret Brent, a colonist who became the first woman landowner and the first woman lawyer in America, takes kids on an interactive journey where they can become early settlers and Indians, and learn what life was like in the 1600s.  
Image of actress Mary Ann Jung dressed as colonist Margaret Brent

History Alive!

Who lived in Washington before it was Washington?!    Margaret Brent, a colonist who became the first woman landowner and the first woman lawyer in America, takes kids on an interactive journey where they can become early settlers and Indians, and learn what life was like in the 1600s.  
Image of actress Mary Ann Jung dressed as colonist Margaret Brent

History Alive!

Who lived in Washington before it was Washington?!    Margaret Brent, a colonist who became the first woman landowner and the first woman lawyer in America, takes kids on an interactive journey where they can become early settlers and Indians, and learn what life was like in the 1600s.  
Image of actress Mary Ann Jung dressed as colonist Margaret Brent

History Alive!

Who lived in Washington before it was Washington?!    Margaret Brent, a colonist who became the first woman landowner and the first woman lawyer in America, takes kids on an interactive journey where they can become early settlers and Indians, and learn what life was like in the 1600s.  
Image of actress Mary Ann Jung dressed as colonist Margaret Brent

History Alive!

Who lived in Washington before it was Washington?!    Margaret Brent, a colonist who became the first woman landowner and the first woman lawyer in America, takes kids on an interactive journey where they can become early settlers and Indians, and learn what life was like in the 1600s.  
Happy Happy Chinese New Year book cover

Chinese New Year Celebration

Join us in the storytime room 4-5 p.m. as we welcome in the Year of the Sheep! We'll learn about Chinese New Year traditions, make a New Year's craft, and wish each other xinnian kuaile.
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'Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride': Read and Craft Time

Have you ever wanted to ditch dinner for a plane ride, but still be back in time for dessert?

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