Story Time

Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Join the Parklands-Turner Library Staff on Saturday morning for an ongoing series of monthly Family Story Times.  Most of the family story times will include related crafts that enhance the fun of this great reading-together experience.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  
I Have A Dream Picture Book

I Have A Dream Story Time

On Saturday, January 16 the Children’s Department of the Northeast library will celebrate the birthday of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an “I Have A Dream" story time. Families are invited to listen to stories and sing songs about accepting and celebrating differences, working together, friendship, and dreaming big dreams.  Afterward, children can make an inspirational craft. Please join us as we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Welcome to the World of Kadir Nelson

In celebration of February as Black History Month, today’s story time will feature the great work of African American author, illustrator, 2012 Coretta Scott King Award Winner, and two-time winner of the Caldecott Honor Award, Kadir Nelson.

Pajama Story Time

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Preschool Story Time

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.  
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Music and Movement

Sing, dance, and reveal your inner musician at our music and movement time for children ages birth to 5 and their caregivers. Our music time is dynamic and interactive, so come ready to participate in the fun.  Free tickets are required due to limited space. Tickets are distributed beginning 30 minutes before music time on a first-come, first-served basis.  Have a group? Please call ahead of time to schedule a visit at 202-698-3372.

Preschool Story Time

Children ages 3-5 and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love or reading and learning.  These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children's imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. No sign-up or registration required.
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 

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