Summer Reading

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.

Clouds In a Bubble

Children will experiment with dry ice and soapy mixture. This program is for children ages 5 and up.

Make a Big Dry Ice Bubble & Make Fizzy Lemonade

Experiment with dry ice and use home made soapy water and make your own fizzy lemonade. This program is for ages 5 and up.

Game On: Engineering!

 Get your game on with the fine folks from Labyrinth Games, who will be here to lead exciting building and engineering games! Southeast Library Basement. Ages 13-19.Participate to earn one of the following Teen Summer Reading badges:

Re-energize Your Summer Reading: A NoveList Plus and Literature Resource Center Tutorial

Already finished all the books you were looking forward to reading this summer?

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.