Family Programs

Valentines Day Party

Show someone you care by making them a valentine at our party in honor of Valentines Day.Hear stories and enjoy refreshments while you craft your cards.All Ages.

Let's Fly A Kite!

Join us in the celebration of spring.There will be stories about the wind, a movie and paper kite crafts for all ages.

Black History Month Celebration with Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells

Celebrate Black History Month with performances by the Washington Youth Choir from Eastern High School, Contra Verse - the Cesar Chavez PCS Poetry Slam Team, and a reading of Letter from a Birmingham Jail by Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells. 

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

Celebrate the birthday of one of our favorite authors in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library!Dr. Seuss's birthday party will include stories, crafts and games.Family program: all ages welcome! No registration necessary.

Purim Party

Join us at the Children's Room on the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim!  We will celebrate with stories, crafts, and games.Be sure to come in costume and join us in a noisy parade through the Library.

Celebrate Read Across America Day!

Sunday, March 2 is Read Across America Day!For 17 years, the National Education Association has celebrated literacy on March 2, Dr. Seuss's birthday. The Anacostia Library will be celebrating with a family story time in our Children's programming room featuring Dr. Seuss stories and related activities.All ages.

Valentine's Day Party

Books to be read,Activities to do…Come to the library,And try something new!Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your friends at the MLK Library Children’s Room.Enjoy stories, crafts, and games. A family program for ages 0-12 and caregivers.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Join the Tenley Friendship Neighborhood Library to celebrate the birth of Theodor Geisel, the boy who would become one of the world’s most beloved and well know children’s author’s: Dr. Seuss.The afternoon will feature readings from some of Dr. Seuss’s stories, games, crafts and, of course, a birthday snack. 

Healthy Approaches to Weight Control, Reversing Diabetes, and the Best of Health

Neal Barnard, M.D., renowned nutrition researcher and New York Times bestselling author, discusses the connection between nutrition and health.

Saturday Story Break for Families

Take a break from your Saturday errands and stop in for a family story and craft.