Summer Reading

Forensic Mystery Workshop for Teens

Explore the intriguing field of forensic science!  

Database Demonstration: Freegal and Zinio

Library staff will lead a demonstration on navigating the Freegal music and Zinio magazine resources: come learn how to download and stream millions of songs and over 100 magazines for FREE! Adults and teens can also use the training to help them fill a block or earn a badge toward their summer reading goals.

Wii & the Physics of Dance

Come join the Teen Summer Reading Fun!  Wii Dance Moves & the Physics of Dance: Teens will have fun playing Just Dance on the Wii, and they'll learn about the physics of dance. Teens will earn a Game On Badge towards their summer reading progress!   

S.T.E.M. Summer Fun

Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics?

Paper Rollercoasters

Teens will create paper roller coasters using paper, tape, and marbles.

Game Nights @ Deanwood

The Deanwood Library will be hosting two game nights with Wii and board games! Teens are welcome to join us on July 2 and July 23 at 3 p.m.! 

Japan in a Suitcase

The Japan-American Society of Washington DC  packs a little bit of Japan in a suitcase and brings it to area children. This interactive program promotes understanding of Japan and Japanese culture to children through hands-on activities, games and demonstrations. 

Button Making Extravaganza!

Teens are welcomed to join us this Wednesday for a button making session! The program is FREE and materials will be provided! Make a button showing off your summer reading badges or your own custom design, it's up to you! 

Step Into Science Online Resources

For 2014, the Summer Reading theme is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

Sundown Science

Part of our summer reading science program. Ages 4 and up are invited to explore scientific concepts and conduct experiments. This week we will talk about what makes hot air balloons fly. Participants will then have a chance to make their own hot air balloon.