Family Programs

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Dia Family Story Time and Craft

We’ll be having a special Family Story Time celebrating Dia!, AKA Children’s Day, AKA Day of the Book. Listen to stories celebrating our differences and our love of reading, sing some songs. Afterwards, create a "mini-you" reading your favorite book. For all ages.
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Piñata Making!

Join us in making papier-mâché piñatas in preparation for Cinco de Mayo. Help to make one for the library's Cinco de Mayo celebration, or make one to take home! Come prepared to get messy! All ages welcome 2:30-4 p.m. *This is part of a weekly Sunday craft program at Palisades Library. Join us every Sunday for a different craft!

Cinco de Mayo Story Time

Enjoy a few stories and songs in celebration of Latino culture! Afterward, there will be a special showing of a few episodes from the cartoon Maya & Miguel

Mo Willems Saturday

Join us in a special story time about the Pigeon, Knufflebunny, and other popular characters created by Mo Willems. Afterward, there will be coloring pages and crafts! 

Mother’s Day Card Crafts

Using different art supplies, children will get to make Mother’s Day cards for the mothers and maternal figures in their lives.   
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Family Fire Safety

Meet local firefighters, learn about fire safety at home, and explore a fire truck! This program is for ages 3 and older.
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Family Fire Safety

Meet local firefighters, learn about fire safety at home, and explore a real fire truck! This program is for ages 3 and older.
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Tour de DCPL VI

Every year, to celebrate National Bike Month, a group of library staff, advocates and community members strap on their bike helmets to help the DC Public Library promote environmentally friendly transportation and explore how our libraries connect with the communities they serve. 
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Parent-Child Book Club

The Takoma Park Neighborhood Library's Parent-Child Book Club will discuss Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick.
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Family Biking Workshop with WABA

Join Kidical Mass organizers and WABA for an interactive workshop on biking with children. We'll go over the ins and outs of family-friendly bikes and equipment, packing, preparation, and riding confidently and comfortably with children. 

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