Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday week -- he'd be 111 years old this year! -- with a readaloud of some of his classic books and a take-home craft.
The fun takes place in the children's area of the main reading room.
Ages 3 and older.
Teaching artist Tom Minter and DC Public Librarians will lead an interactive program for all ages about Marian Anderson, a renowned African American singer who overcame discrimination to be trained and perform in noted venues such as the Metropolitan Opera House.
The audience will have many opportunities to sing along and participate.
Come learn the skills your children need to be ready to learn to read.
This will be an interactive presentation.
Your children are welcome: Every child will receive a free book.
The program is for parents and caregivers of children ages birth to 5.
In recognition of Selma Week, commemorating the 50th Anniversary Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March, local historian, author and lecturer C.R Gibbs will lead a lecture: “Courage for the Struggle: African Americans and the Vote.”
Join us for this lively and informative presentation.
Best for ages 16 years and older.
Dr. Paul Ofori-Ansa, Ph.D.,Professor of African Art History, Howard University will lecture on and present a multi-media presentation on the history, symbology and significance of Kente Cloth and Adinkra Cloth.
Participants will be able to make their own no-sew fabric bookmarks.
Best for ages 8 years and older.
Due to an emergency closure at Georgetown Library, this event is cancelled.
Come Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the Children's Room. There will be stories and a craft making leprechaun traps with peeps!
This program is most suitable for children ages 5-12 who are itching to do a creative project and catch some leprechauns.
Join us for a spring yoga series! Each class will encourage participants to stretch their bodies, strengthen family bonds, and create togetherness.
The classes are designed for children ages 3-12 and their caregivers.
These events require waivers to be signed. All participants under the age of 18 will need a parent/guardian's signature.
Yoga Bilingüe de Familia
Fans of Harry Potter have created everything from handicrafts and artwork to websites and conventions. What happens, though, when those fans have advanced and apply the questions of their academic disciplines to the story of the boy who lived?