Family Programs

Kids Euro Fest

European Folktales

Join us for European folktales and crafts in celebration of Kids Euro Festival! Light refreshments included! Recommended for ages 6-10.
Game and puzzle Week

National Game & Puzzle Week

Join us at Deanwood for a fun day of playing board games and solving puzzles. For All Ages.
Monsters Inc dvd

Movie Madness

Join us for an animated movie about a little girl who finds her way into Monstropolis and meets two friendly monsters.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
The Lego Book

Lego Club

Join us to design, build, and play with LEGO blocks. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Greece by Madeline Donaldson

Kids' Euro Fest: Explore Greece

Come hear the myths of ancient Greece, learn about the customs of the time, and enjoy fun crafts and activities. Ages 5-12
Endele Vendele performance

Kids' Euro Fest: Endele Vendele

Learn To Tell a Tall Czech Tale!Does your family like stories? Almost everyone enjoys a tall tale — kids, moms and dads, grandmoms and grandads. In this workshop, you and your favorite grown-ups discover the folk and fairytale traditions of the Czech Republic, and learn some fables, riddles, and songs to tell and sing at home for your relatives and friends. The Theatre Viola's performance of Endele Vendele has toured many European countries, and now you can be a part of the Washington premiere!  
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Family Feature Movie: Nanny McPhee Returns

Nanny McPhee is back is back again on another magical adventure where she is needed most. The story begins with an overwhelmed mother and her two children struggling to keep their farm and family together. Will they be able to keep their far? Is Nanny McPhee tough enough to keep these children in order? Will that be enough to keep this family together? If you want to find out, join us for our monthly family movie program.
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Make Your Own Cosplay Costume!

Want something original and of your own creation for Halloween?  Want to craft a fresh look for the next Comic Con?   Join the Art Way Alliance for a two hour workshop that helps participants think about and create their own original characters right before Halloween. This hands-on 2-hour workshop led by artist Corey Morgan will feature:   Mask selection and personalization
DC Legendary Musicians

Celebrate DC's Legendary Musicians!!

Once again, DCPL welcomes the DC Legendary Musicians as they receive an official Proclamation from Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton. Featuring performances by Denyse Pearson, New Era, Jimi Smooth and the DCLM Band! In the Great Hall, MLK.
Children in Halloween costumes

Spooky Stories for Halloween

It's almost Halloween! Join us for spooky stories and songs in the Children's Room on Sunday, Oct. 25. For ages 5 -12.   Please call the Children's Room for additional information: 202-727-1248.