Story Time

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Baby & Toddler Story Time

An early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays, sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces.  For ages birth to 2. Please call 202-698-0183 with questions. Story time takes place on the lower level.
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Multicultural Story Time

 Día Week is a time to celebrate many cultures and many books.  Join us for a special multicultural story time. Each child will choose a book to keep. This program is for children ages 4 and older.
'Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride' book cover

'Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride': Read and Craft Time

Have you ever wanted to ditch dinner for a plane ride, but still be back in time for dessert?
Stuffed giraffe with book

Stuffed Animal Storytime

Bring your favorite furry (stuffed) companion and join us for some fun stories! Appropriate for ages 3-5.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Join us every week for stories, finger plays, songs, and rhymes. This story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting with the children's librarian every week! For children ages of 0 to 5 years old.
Bookcover  for Pete The Cat; Big Easter Adventure By Kimberly Dean

Family Fun For Everyone

Get ready for Easter and enjoy a read aloud adventure story with Pete the Cat. Easter goodies and a craft will round out the fun. All ages welcome.

Spring Egg Hunt and Story Time

The event will be outdoors, weather permitting. Egg baskets will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. The egg hunt will last until all eggs have been retrieved.  Story time will begin at 11 a.m.  Ages 8 and younger.
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Eggs-quisite Colors of Easter!

"Eggs-quisite Colors of Easter" is a b.y.o.b.e. ("bring your own boiled eggs") event.  :) Dress for mess: wear your brightest, pastel-iest "play clothes" and bring a small basket of up to four plain boiled eggs for some Easter fun! We will enjoy an Easter-themed stories, dye and decorate our eggs and take pictures of the visual eggs-quisiteness of it all! We will supply the non-toxic food color dye, stickers, crayons and markers for the egg decoration. This program is appropriate for children ages 3-7 years old.
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Jazz in My Jammies!

Tax woes making you and your family sad? Well, jump into your jammies and let some jazzy beats make you glad! Join us for some swinging stories, recorded jazzy jams, dandy dances as well as vintage video clips with jazz themes. This program is appropriate for ages 3 - 7.  Groups of 9 or more, please call 202-645-8337 to register in advance.
Stuffed giraffe with book

Stuffed Animal Storytime

Bring your favorite furry (stuffed) companion and join us for some fun stories! Appropriate for ages 3-5.

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