Summer Reading

The Human Body Experience

National Health and Science Museum presents "The Human Body Experience!"Children explore five major systems of the human body by interacting with plastinated human organs and bone casts and do games or crafts related to anatomy or pathology.  This program is appropriate for 6-12 year old children.

Germs Transmission and HIV Workshop

The Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League, otherwise known as SMYAL,  will offer a series of workshops at various locations throughout the DC Public Library system.  These workshops will focus on how germs are transmitted and how they affect the body, with a special emphasis on HIV and AIDS.

Sundown Science

Ages 4 and up are invited to come explore scientific concepts and conduct fun experiments. For the final week of this program we will learn about catapults. Participants will create their own specimens and test them with a variety of safe materials.

Pacific Rhythms

Enjoy an engaging performance of dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa with authentic costumes. Learn how science and technology has influenced Island life. Watch a demonstration of the primitive way of husking, cracking, shaving and milking a coconut.Ages 6-12

LEGO Builders

LEGO Builders is a free-play session using large Duplo LEGO building blocks, for ages 1½ and up.

Button Art

Tweens and teens will make buttons of their own design with a button maker.  Teens can make the Summer Reading badges they earn into buttons to show their progress!

Art Attack

Art Attack:  Tweens and teens will make wallets, pens and more out of duct tape of all colors and patterns.