Children

"Timothy and the Strong Pajamas" book cover

Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Timothy and the Strong Pajamas'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room for Reader's Theatre.Timothy and the Strong Pajamas by Viviane Schwarz is the featured piece.
Japan

Japan in a Suitcase

Japan-in-a-Suitcase brings traditional toys, clothing, school items, and crafts to encourage a deeper understanding and awareness of Japan and Japanese culture to school children through hands-on activities and demonstrations.     
Seabiscuit

Family Movie Afternoon

Palisades Library will be hosting a free showing of the movie Seabiscuit, starring Jeff Bridges.  Please join us, along with your family and friends!
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Truck Farm

The Truck Farm is a traveling, edible exhibit that allows D.C.’s urban youth to really “dig in” to the source of the food that fuels their growing bodies and minds. In partnership with the  United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) People’s Garden, DC Central Kitchen’s Truck Farm visits youth agencies and schools to deliver interactive and educational lessons about the benefits of nutritious produce. Join us to learn about yummy plants and see how they can be used.  Each session will include a tasting! Open to children ages 6-18.  
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Healthy Schools Act Storytime

The Healthy Schools Act (HSA) Storytime uses language arts as a method to not only promote literacy, but also to teach nutrition, encourage physical activity, and healthy eating for children ages 3—5.
DC Healthy School Act logo

Healthy Schools Act

The Healthy Schools Act (HSA) Storytime uses language arts as a method to not only promote literacy, but also to teach nutrition, encourage physical activity, and healthy eating for children ages 5—8.    
Visual Artist Karen

3-D Art Workshop for Children

Create handmade book sculptures and other 3-D projects in this hands-on workshop with artist, Karen Brown. For ages 6-12
FEMA logoReady. Steady. Strong. Emergency Preparedness

FEMA: Ready, Steady, Strong!

Ready Steady Strong is an education program created by FEMA Corps to educate children about disaster preparedness. What do you do in case of a weather disaster? How will you be prepared? Kids can learn how to be superheroes in their own homes!   For ages 8 to 18
Drew Storen

Rescheduled: Meet Drew Storen of the Washington Nationals

Drew is coming back!  Tenley-Friendship Library will be THE SPOT to meet Drew Storen of the Washington Nationals, hear him read a story, and answer your questions. DC Public Library Summer Reading is sponsored by The Washington Nationals.
826DC

Harry Potter Spider-Man vs. The Evil Zombie Ninjas

A creative writing workshop by 826DC on superheroes and villains. Students learn the basics of writing conflict in a supernatural showdown between heroic good guys and villainous bad guys. For ages 8-12. 1-3 p.m.

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