Summer Reading

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.

Sundown Science

Part of our summer reading science program. Ages 4 and up will have the chance to explore scientific concepts and conduct experiments. This week we will be discussing vibration and how it relates to movement by watching what happens when vibration is applied to substances.

Sundown Science

Part of our summer reading science program. Ages 4 and up are invited to come explore scientific concepts and conduct experiments. This week we will explore the science of archeology and dig for treasure!

Sundown Science

Part of our summer reading science program. Ages 4 and up will have a chance to explore scientific concepts and conduct experiments. This week we will be discussing what makes airplanes fly. Participants will then help make four different models of paper airplanes and test to see which one flies the furthest.

Glow in the dark picture frame

Children will experiment with glow in the dark paint and watch the effect of the sun on the painted frame and then see the reaction of the paint when exposed to black light.

Make an easy Lava Lamp

In this science experiment children will learn how they can use regular household items to make a lava lamp. This program is for children ages 2 and up.

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