Story Time

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Spooktacular Story Time

Start your day off with a spooktacular fun story time for the whole family, filled with Halloween-themed songs, rhymes, and books. Make sure to wear your costumes. Your librarian will be wearing hers! Stick around after story time to make some creepy crafts. We bet you will also find some treats around the library.   
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2nd Saturday STEM Storytime!

Join us the second Saturday of every month for a STEM-themed story time! It’s never too early to introduce basic concepts of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to our youngest learners as they begin exploring their world. We’ll Sing, Talk, and Read about numbers, colors, plants, weather, and more. Stick around for a simple STEM craft at the end! Best for ages two to five.
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 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for school, preschool and day care groups.
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Family Story Time

Seasonal stories and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.
Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Join us every Monday at 7 p.m. The 20-30 minute pajama story time is full of songs, stories and fingerplays for ages birth to 5. Pajamas, slippers and cuddly stuffed friends are highly encouraged. See you there.

Dr. Seuss on the Loose!

Come and celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday and meet "The Cat in the Hat" and Thing 1 and Thing 2. For ages 3-6 Advance registration is recommended.

On top of the Bebop

Bebop with jazz musicians. Enjoy stories and music for ages 6-8

Winter Wonderland Fun Day!

Join us at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library to discover a place of winter magic. Experience the winter merriment through seasonal stories, festive things to make and crafts good enough to eat. For ages 4-12.
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Pajama Story Time Cancelled

Back to school time is here!  We will be visiting local schools tonight.  Pajama story time will resume on September 23, 2015.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Join us for our fourth annual stuffed animal sleepover! Children can come to the library in their pajamas and bring a stuffed animal. Their plush pals will spend the night in the library and have lots of fun. Each child will make a keepsake album, which will hold photos of the stuffed animals' adventures. For children birth-6 years old.