Family Programs

Harry Potter Series

Harry Potter Week!

It's Harry Potter Week!!! Join us for a week of Harry Potter themed festivities, crafts, book clubs, films and more.  Harry Potter programs are appropriate for children and teen ages 6-18. Film ratings are listed and parents can judge whether the films are appropriate for their child.  If you have any questions about Harry Potter Week please feel free to contact us at 202-727-0257.   Schedule of Events
Cover of Henry in Love

Family Story Time: Be My Valentine

Join us for a special Valentine's Day-themed Family Story Time. We'll read stories that'll leave you feeling warm and fuzzy, then make Valentines for those we love.
My Schools DC

The DC School Lottery: How does it work? What do I need to know?

Join us for an informational event on the DC School Lottery System.  A professional from My School DC will be coming to explain how the system works for kids going into all grades.  Parents can ask questions, learn about different area schools and how to best go about getting their child into the public or charter school of their choice.
book cover to What color is my world? : the lost history of African-American inventors / Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Play and Learn - Black History Month Program

Start Black History Month with a Family Game Time   Let’s play “Famous African Americans J-I-N-G-O," a bingo styled game for all ages, and enjoy information  from the pages of What Color is My World? by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar    
dog reading

Story Time with Real Dogs

Join us at the library and read to real dogs! Our story time will begin by reading a story and singing songs together. Then, children will tell their own story or read to a dog. The dogs are from P.A.L.,  People Animals Love. They would love to meet you!
I Like Myself

Love Yourself: Spa Crafts

Join us in the Children's Room to create fun homemade soaps and bath scrubs. Treat yourself or a loved one! Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   
Who is Steven Spielberg?

Oscars Party

Join us in the Children's Room for an Oscars party! We'll watch fun animated short movies, do a craft, and get pictures taken on the red carpet. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Martin Luther King,Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: The Making of a Holiday

Learn about the impact Martin Luther King, Jr , had on the Civil Rights Movement in the US and why there is a National Holiday named in his honor.    This film is open to families and people of all ages.
Tenniel's Illustration of the Hatter from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Mad Hatter Tea Party

Don't be late for a very important date! It's the birthday of Lewis Carroll--so let's celebrate! The author of Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland   turns 183. Isn’t that grand? Your invitation delivered and signed. So many delights at this party you’ll find! Crafts, games, and treats straight from Wonderland. Ages 5 & up, don’t misunderstand. All are welcome, we start at four. So join us, Alice, and the Hatter—whom we know you’ll adore!  
Sing Talk and Read DC

STAR Workshop

Join Northeast Library's Children’s Librarian in a workshop that highlights the importance of Singing, Talking, and Reading with your child to develop important early literacy skills that build the foundation to help children in becoming ready to read.