Story Time

Preschool Story Time

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 202-698-0183 with questions.  Story time takes place on the lower level.
Preschool Story Time

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 202-698-0183 with questions.  Story time takes place on the lower level.

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 3. Please call 202-698-0183 with questions. Story time takes place on the lower level.

Story Time Adventures

Come explore the world and new ideas through reading stories, movies, arts and/or crafts.All programs are free and open to the public for children ages 2-5 with an adult(s).

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

Celebrate the birthday of one of our favorite authors in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library!Dr. Seuss's birthday party will include stories, crafts and games.Family program: all ages welcome! No registration necessary.

Purim Party

Join us at the Children's Room on the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim!  We will celebrate with stories, crafts, and games.Be sure to come in costume and join us in a noisy parade through the Library.

Southeast Library Special Storytime

This story time is a special program presented by the Southeast Neighborhood Library Staff at the Northeast Neighborhood Library. Children will learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting.Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs and learning new rhymes.  Ages 2-5.

Southeast Library Special Storytime

This story time is a special program presented by the Southeast Neighborhood Library Staff at the Northeast Neighborhood Library. Children will learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting.Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs and learning new rhymes.  Ages 2-5.

Celebrate Read Across America Day!

Sunday, March 2 is Read Across America Day!For 17 years, the National Education Association has celebrated literacy on March 2, Dr. Seuss's birthday. The Anacostia Library will be celebrating with a family story time in our Children's programming room featuring Dr. Seuss stories and related activities.All ages.

Once Upon A Time...

Hear Ye, Hear Ye!Calling Princes and Princesses of all ages! You are cordially invited to attend a royal affair. Join us in the Children's Room at Martin Luther King Jr. Library for royal stories, crown decorating, a crowning ceremony, and a pretend tea party fit for a queen! *Don't forget to come dressed in your favorite prince or princess costume.

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