Family Programs

The Little Snowplow

Winter Fun Day

Children and families are invited to join us for winter-themed stories and activities.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
The LEGO Book

Lego Club

Join us in the Children's Room to design, build, and play with LEGO blocks. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Project bricks

Project Bricks

Self directed play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the children's room. For children of all ages.
Winter Party

Winter Holiday Party

Join us for an around the world winter holiday celebration with books, music, snacks and crafts for children of all ages.
Little Chef

Little Chef Cooking Class

Join us at the Northeast Library for a free hands-on healthy snack making class for ages 3-5 taught by Giant's In-store Nutritionist/Dietitian. Registration is required, as space is limited.   Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver for the duration of the program, and adult participation is required. Please visit the children's desk or call 202-698-0183 to register. 
Image from "The Jester's Box"

Blue Sky Puppets!

Join us for a special comedic performance by Blue Sky Puppets, "The Jester's Box"!The jester, Ralph, is off to see King NFAFETMHL, the king who Never Found Anything Funny Enough To Make Him Laugh. If Ralph can make him laugh, he will gain fame and gold. But, if he fails, he must endure a jester's greatest humiliation - getting hit with a pie!
Snow Queenssnow queen

Legends of the Snow Queens

Did You Know?  Before there was Queen Elsa, there was the Snow Queen.  
Star Wars Display Inside Library

Parklands-Turner Holiday Sci-Fi Reading Contest

Hey Kids, Start a reading Adventure Today! Every time you return three (or more) Science Fiction books to the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library in the month of December, you will receive an entry into a branch drawing for two (2) free tickets to see the latest exciting Star Wars Movie opening at theaters across the nation this month.
winter wonderland

It's a Winter Wonderland

Deanwood Library presents wintertime movies on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting December 8, 2015 until December 22, 2015 Land Before Time: The Big Freeze      12/8 Snow Buddies        12/10 Peanuts: Snow Days             12/15 The Rise of the Guardians               12/17 Shelby: A Magical Holiday Tail            12/22    
Women of Color in STEM

Black Girls Code D.C.: Women of Color in STEM

This educational experience for girls between the ages of 7 and 17 and their parents/guardians will expose young minds to a panel of women working in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics (STEM) to discuss the significant gender gap in these fields in the United States.9:30 a.m. Registration/check-in10 a.m. Welcome with keynote speaker Dr. Njema Frazier, Physicist at U.S. Department of Energy10:30 a.m. Career Panel with: