Family Programs

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Black History Month Quilt Making with the William O. Lockridge/ Bellevue Library

Join the William O. Lockridge/ Bellevue Library as we celebrate the rich history of quilt making in the African- American and African Diaspora tradition by embarking on a 2-week quilt making experience.The Main Meeting Room will be open and available during the following dates and times for Quilt construction:Saturday, February 13, 2016, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.Sunday, February 14, 2016, 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
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International Games Day @ Petworth Library!

More than one thousand libraries around the world will celebrate the 8th annual International Games Day @ Your Library, an annual celebration of games, play, libraries and learning.  On Saturday, November 21, 2015, beginning at 10 am, children are invited to Petworth Library to play a variety of games from around the world at the library. Active group games, multi-p
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Make Your Own Spirit Stone

November is Native American Heritage month. Join us as we learn more about tribal art from various cultures. We'll take what we know and make our very own spirit stone; you can emulate some of the art books on hand or create your own design. Materials will be supplied. Books will be available for checkout that celebrate Native American themes and authors. For ages 7 and up.

International Games Day @ Petworth Library!

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Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Join the Parklands-Turner Library Staff on Saturday morning for an ongoing series of monthly Family Story Times.  Most of the family story times will include related crafts that enhance the fun of this great reading-together experience.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  

Thankfulness Turkeys

Thanksgiving is almost here! Join West End Library Staff in thinking about what you are thankful for, and in making a craft to complement that theme! This craft will be appropriate for ages 6+ but we will have fun coloring options for younger kids!
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Monthly Family Film

Our monthly film is happening again for children and families!  We'll be hosting a great movie for ages 2 and older.  Please join us!

Big and Bad: Wolf Stories

Join us in the Children's Room to read, discuss and interact with stories about literature’s favorite bad guy: the wolf. Ages 5-12.  
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Winterfest at the Library

Tenley Library is proud to participate in this year's Tenley Winterfest. 10:30 a.m. Family Story Time will feature songs and stories frosty and fun, then in the afternoon we'll have fun winter-themed crafts: create a scene from Ezra Keat's Snowy Day or turn the library into a winter wonderland with homemade snowflakes. Recommended for up to age 12.