Family Programs

Wordless Book Family Pajama Story Time

Join us for an interactive Story Time that includes songs, rhymes and wordless picture books. Librarians will demonstrate ways to have fun conversations around picture books without words that develop early literacy skills such as vocabulary, sequencing, storytelling and creativity.

Clicking Her Heels for 75 Years

Come celebrate the 75th anniversary of one of the most beloved films of all time with a screening of the 1939 classic based on the L. Frank Baum book.Join us in the large meeting room and feel free to contact us at (202) 671-3121 with questions. 

Punk Farm Family Fun Day Sunday

Bring the family to rock out during a special Punk Rock Family Fun Day Sunday!

Annual Halloween Party!

Join us for a Halloween Celebration, 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.  Costume contest, activities, and surprises!Scary story contest participants will read their entries at 5:30 p.m.

'Out of the Basement' Screening & Discussion

Join D.C. filmmakers Natalie Avery and Kyle Centers for a screening of their documentary short, Out of the Basement, followed by question and answer/panel discussion about the issues the film raises. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. | Film will screen at 4 p.m. | All ages.


Join us at LEGO Club to design and build fantastic creations with LEGO and DUPLO.Ages 4-12; children ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Interactive Music Performance with José-Luis Orozco

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Interactive Music Performance with José-Luis Orozco

In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, join José-Luis Orozco for a fun and exciting family concert.Children will sing, dance, clap and laugh while learning basic language and literacy skills that engage them in an interactive musical experience. All ages.Photo provided by José-Luis Orozco, Jr.

Family Game Time

Please join us for a Family Game Time. Fun for all ages! Bring your friends and your favorite game.Play old favorites, or discover a new favorite.

Firefighters to the Rescue!

Join us at the library during Fire Prevention Week, and learn what to do in an emergency!