Family Programs

Contributions of African American Women During the Civil War

African American women played a fundamental role in the struggle for freedom during the Civil War Era.  Among their contributions, they served as nurses and cooks; operated as spies, scouts and couriers; and supported black troops in many ways.
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Special Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with music, stories, crafts and festivities. Featuring activities from WHUT television, including a special appearance by Maya and Miguel!

Levine School Suzuki Violin Performance

The Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Branch is happy to host the Levine School of Music as they celebrate the beginning of summer with a fantastic concert! The Suzuki violinists of the Levine School of Music's ARC Branch will perform a mini-concert for the branch, everyone is encouraged to attend!

Bike-to-Family Storytime

In celebration of National Bike Month, Petworth Neighborhood Library invites you ride your bikes to our Family Story time. 
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Mother's Day Party

Want to show your mom or maternal figure some love for her special day? Come celebrate Mother’s Day at Deanwood library. We’ll make gifts and a special card to show her how much you care.  
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Family Story Time: Margaret Wise Brown Birthday Celebration

Celebrate the birthday of Margaret Wise Brown, author of classics such as Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, with this special edition of our weekly Family Story Time! Special activity will follow story time. 
My Reptile Guy DC

My Reptile Guy DC

Experience an interactive reptile safari showcasing live creatures, such as lizards, turtles, tortoises, and snakes.  The presentation includes a petting zoo for all to enjoy. For ages 5 and up.  
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1,2,3 Andrés! (Andres Salguero)

1, 2, 3 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) with new  songs and words to learn as well as traditional songs.  This highly interactive program brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn together!   For kids of all ages
Magician Joe Romano

Magician Joe Romano

Books are brought to life through the art of magic and illusion!     For ages 5 and up
Mad Science

Mad Science

Marvels of Motion   Learn the fundamentals of motion including Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion and the science behind some of your favorite Olympic sports.    Find out why this show is a “blast!”   For ages 6 and up