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Tea Time Under the Trees

Celebrate Great Outdoors Month with "Tea Time Under the Trees"--listen to stories, play group games and make art on the front lawn during an early evening of summer breezes and shady trees. Fragrant iced tea will be served as refreshment! Bring your own fancy, child-friendly tea cups and a favorite snack to enjoy as well. Appropriate for ages 3 - 7.
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Summer Reading Kickoff

Come join us for our Summer Reading Kickoff carnival! Fun activities will include:   Sign up - for our Summer Reading program Eat snacks - cool off with a tasty treat Be creative - decorate firefighters' hats and police badges Dig in - visit the library garden and DC Central Kitchen's Truck Farm Play games - duck toss, bubbles, and sidewalk chalk Be safe - tour a fire truck and learn bike safety from police officers Read more - storytimes with firefighters, librarians, and furry friends
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Heroes of Summer

Bored? Save yourself from summertime boredom and be the hero of your summer vacation story! Join us Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. for a different hero-themed activity each week. Come make a superhero cape, create a unique superhero character and light up signal, write letters to your personal hero, and even play the villain.  We will not meet on July 21 and Aug. 4. For children ages 6-12 and their caregivers.
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Superhero Training Camp

Discover your Superhero Identity!  From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., come to the Chevy Chase Library for Superhero Training Camp! Kids and teens can create their own superhero identity, complete with costume. You'll be saving the world in no time! Training camp includes a photo booth, so bring your super fast camera to capture the action.
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Library Basement Show with Give, Puff Pieces and The Maneuvers

Celebrate the DC Punk Archive with the Fifth Library Basement Show featuring Give, Puff Pieces and The Maneuvers!  Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 6:30.  FREE | ALL AGES 
Donna Washington, Storyteller!

Donna Washington, Storyteller!

Every hero has a story and Donna Washington has compiled a collection of fun, interactive, celebratory hero stories that include giggling girls, a squirrel, an eel, a yappy little dog, a determined parrot and a turtle. For ages 5-10.
Donna Washington, Storyteller!

Donna Washington, Storyteller!

Every hero has a story and Donna Washington has compiled a collection of fun, interactive, celebratory hero stories that include giggling girls, a squirrel, an eel, a yappy little dog, a determined parrot and a turtle. For ages 5-10.
Paul Merklein, Cartoonist

Paul Merklein, Cartoonist

Cartoonist Paul Merklein draws famous faces from Dr. Seuss books, Halloween, Banned Books, Super Heroes and... people right from the audience! Participants also learn some drawing techniques. For ages 5 and up.
Paul Merklein, Cartoonist

Paul Merklein, Cartoonist

Cartoonist Paul Merklein draws famous faces from Dr. Seuss books, Halloween, Banned Books, Super Heroes and... people right from the audience! Participants also learn some drawing techniques. For ages 5 and up.
Paul Merklein, Cartoonist

Paul Merklein, Cartoonist

Cartoonist Paul Merklein draws famous faces from Dr. Seuss books, Halloween, Banned Books, Super Heroes and... people right from the audience! Participants also learn some drawing techniques. For ages 5 and up.

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