Family Programs

Read-In for Kids

Drop into the Children's Room until 4 p.m. and "read-in" with us!A librarian will be on hand to read you a story, or help you read one of your choosing! This is also a great opportunity to sign up and get a head start on your Summer Reading.We hope to see you there!  


As part of DC Reads, we'll be having a Read-In day at Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library.Bring family, friends or a stuffed animal in to share a book.  Listen to the librarian tell a story or two.Children of all ages and their families are welcome to participate in this celebration of reading! 

Stuffed Animal Story Time

In honor of DC Reads, Watha T. Daniel Children's Department presents Stuffed Animal Story Time.Dress your teddies in their Sunday best, and bring them down to the library for a chance to hear new stories and make new friends.Children will have the opportunity to play librarian and read aloud to a captive audience of friendly, fuzzy friends.   

PAL Pajama Party

Wear your pajamas and join us for stories, arts & crafts, and an opportunity to read to a PAL dog.Fun for the whole family!

Books and Bites

Come join us for some food, fun and music as we kick off Books & Bites -- a limited engagement with some of D.C.'s tastiest food trucks in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.And if you can't make it out on Wednesday, the trucks will be back next week. But this food truck special is only for a limited time, so don't dally.

The Great Read-In Edible Storytime

Join us for a family-friendly story time. We will read stories and then make snacks afterwards based on the books read! 

Pie Reception & Dedication of 1913 Landmark Georgetown Photo

Hosted by Special Collections Librarian Jerry McCoy, and descendants of the families, workers, and patrons of the Connecticut-Copperthite Pie Baking Company of Georgetown.

Picture Books for Parents and Adults

Come to the Bellevue Library's second-floor program room for a monthly meeting/discussion group of an agreed upon book and tips about making your child a reader.The first meeting will be focused on early literacy and deciding on a book.

Twisted Tales: A National Children's Book Week Event

Hilarious send-ups of our most beloved fairytales with a make and take craft to follow.All ages.

Let's Celebrate Mothers!

Let's celebrate mothers by way of stories and arts and crafts.Ages 5-14.