Story Time

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.
easter eggs

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.
jazz baby

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.

Preschool Story Time

Stories through books with lots of action rhymes and interactive activities for ages 3 to 5.

Baby and Daddy Story Time

An active and engaging story time with music, rhymes, short stories , finger plays, simple crafts and flannel board activites.
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.
French

French Preschool Story Time

Come join us a for a bilingual story time in French and English! Recommended for ages 2-5.
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Seuss Stories!

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday week -- he'd be 111 years old this year! -- with a readaloud of some of his classic books and a take-home craft. The fun takes place in the children's area of the main reading room. Ages 3 and older.

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