Family Programs

Rhythm and Rhyme

Join us for an interactive musical program for ages 0-5 with singing, instruments, and movement.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.  

Rhythm and Rhyme

Join us for an interactive musical program for ages 0-5 with singing, instruments, and movement.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.  

End of Summer Party

Kids of all ages are invited to come celebrate the end of summer and summer reading!

Pirate Party

Join us for an end of the summer pirate themed party from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  We will have crafts, a scavenger hunt, food, and more!  Come dressed as a pirate or as you are.

Archaeology in the District: A Presentation by District Archaeologist Dr. Ruth Trocolli

City Archaeologist Dr. Ruth Trocolli and her staff are responsible for the many archaeological sites in the District, including prehistoric and Native American sites. These sites contain remains of historical significance that contribute to our knowledge of the city’s cultural past. Come hear Dr.

Shooting Stars Dance Recital

Come see what all the buzz is about! Shooting Stars is Back! See their original play, "The Hip Hop Wiz," complete with music and dance numbers performed by youth from the Shaw community.

Children's Author Hena Khan

In conjunction with the Poetic Voices of the Muslim World project, children's author, Hena Khan, will read from her picture book Golden Domes

Our Summer Reading Finale: A Parachute Party!

As summer comes to a close, enjoy a Summer Reading Finale...A Parachute Party!Meet on the front lawn for parachute games, bubbles and a snack. Our Kindle Fire and Super Spelunker winners will be announced and congratulated.  If it rains, come to the lower level meeting room.All ages are welcome. 

Construction Junction

Enjoy a weekly play time for young children. Constructive play and early literacy activities.

Summer Reading Finale

Summer Reading is over, but not the fun!Celebrate the end of Summer Reading for all ages, and gear up for a fun-packed fall at DC Public Library. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will host a party to congratulate our Summer Reading participants.·         Live music featuring Christylez Bacon

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