Summer Reading

Summer Reading Superheroes Party

It's a bird. It's a plane. It’s a… party of epic proportions! Join us for crafts, movies, and snacks to celebrate your awesome Summer Reading achievements! Come dressed as your favorite real or imaginary superhero. Be Ironman, your Mom, Harry Potter girl... whoever!All ages are welcome. For more information, call 202-698-0183.

Teen Book Review Writing Workshop

The top 4 winners of the teen book review contest will win an iPad mini! Must be 13-19 to enter and all reviews are due on August 15.

Climate Change, the Science and Implications

Come hear about the science and implications of climate change from Benjamin Cash, a research scientist at the Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies.

S.T.E.A.M. Summer Fun

Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics? How about adding some Art? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Ages 6-12

Family S.T.E.A.M. Story Time

Adults with children ages 8 and younger come together at Rosedale Library on Saturday, August 9th to enjoy special Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme Family Story Time with 

Summer Reading Finale - Ice Cream Social

With only a week before school starts, let’s celebrate our summer reading accomplishments and enjoy ice cream. 

Big City Composting with Veteran Compost

DC has more and more options for composting your kitchen scraps as a way to produce less trash and create rich mulch for your garden and house plants. Join us for a presentation by Veteran Compost about the ins and outs of managing an urban compost system and ideas for maintaining a home system.

Art Attack: Beading

Art Attack: Children can delve into a different types of art projects at Art Attack in the children's room.  On Wednesday, August 13 we will be making bead earrings and animals.

Vibrations: The Science of Sound

Musician Slim Harrison will present Vibrations: The Science of Sound, a hands-on performance experience with homemade & recycled instruments. The participants will have the opportunity to experiment with vibrations.Ages 6-12