Family Programs

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P.A.L. (People Animals Love) Dog Visit

Children ages 4-12 are invited to join us for the opportunity to read aloud to a P.A.L. (People Animals Love) dog named Tommy. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
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Mini Man March

Children ages 5-12 are invited to join us in reading Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech out loud to the community in honor of his birthday, followed by a movie and discussion. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
Karaoke Club

Karaoke Club

Children ages 6-12 and their families are invited to join us in karaoke singing. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
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Kids' Karaoke Film Night

Yes, it's time to take our film fan-dom to performance level! Microphones will be available for singing along with the films!           Children ages 12 and younger are welcome to participate.  Movie themed-costumes and props are strongly encouraged.  Call 202-645-8337 for details about this winter-themed karaoke film night!
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What a Puzzle! Workshop

National Puzzle Day is Jan. 29. From little puzzles to big we love them all! But you know what might be even better? How about you to learn to make a puzzle of your very own! Children and parents alike can join us for a craft-related afternoon of challenge and satisfaction. So don't be puzzled about it, but rather just come to the library for some fun! For ages 6 and older.
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Mystery Hunt

Oh, my goodness! Sherlock Holmes has lost his famous cap!
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Know Your Library Workshop

Parents, educators and children can join us in an informative workshop as staff members explain and demonstrate library resources. Learn more about educational assets that the library provides, such as our databases, homework help and more. Stop by if you need assistance with personal questions as well: If you ever wondered how to pick a book for child or want more information about reading with them, then we are here to help. Remember your library card is your first step towards a threshold of amazing opportunities.

It's Family Story Time!

Join us for Family Story Time. On alternating weekends we will enjoy age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, movement and rhymes. This program is for children ages 0-7 and their adult caregivers.
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Lap Time: A Baby Story Time for Infants through Walkers

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday. There are two sessions each day: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
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Lap Time: A Baby Story Time for Infants through Walkers

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday. There are two sessions each day: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

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