Children

Light Fun With Shadows

Don't just be a shadow on the wall this summer- join us for an afternoon of light fun at the library as we learn about science! In this program we'll learn all about shadows; we have a variety of related books that you can peruse but better yet, try our cool experiments. You can learn to make your own shadow puppet or how to make Mountain Dew glow in the dark.

Team S.T.E.A.M. Theme Hour!

On Mondays, July 7, 21, 28 and August 4 and 11 from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. (immediately following our "Explosive Reading Power Hour" which is from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)--As part of our summer reading thematic programming, children will be able to participate in and enjoy a combination of book and web-based crafts and activities, with Ms. Tea's creative spin, that incorporate math, science, art and recreation. Participation in our Team S.T.E.A.M.

Story Teller Baba - C

The Honorable Baba-C will share his unique blend of interactive storytelling, narrative, chants and song celebrating the oral traditions of the African Diaspora. Utilizing call and response as well as audience participation and an occasional beat or two on the djembé, Baba-C weaves an entertaining and educational atmosphere, dispensing "life lessons", factoids and fun. Ages 7-12

Story Teller Baba - C

The Honorable Baba-C will share his unique blend of interactive storytelling, narrative, chants and song celebrating the oral traditions of the African Diaspora. Utilizing call and response as well as audience participation and an occasional beat or two on the djembé, Baba-C weaves an entertaining and educational atmosphere, dispensing "life lessons", factoids and fun. Ages 7-12

End of Summer Celebration

Celebrate the end of summer! From 2-5:30 p.m. we'll have fun activities in the Children's Room including crafts, games, music, and a movie! Don't forget to bring your Summer Reading logs in to claim your prizes! Children of all ages and their families are welcome to attend.

Tomato Technology

Halladay's Mortage Lifter? Aunt Lou's Underground Railroad? Sicilian Saucer? What are these things, you ask? They are varieties of heirloom tomato, and Washington, DC has folks raising them. Marvelous local gardener Lori Kenepp will share knowledge from her years of preserving and raising heirloom tomatoes and will offer tips for success in your own garden.

Test Tube Tuesdays

Let's learn science every Tuesday at 2:30 pm by doing experiments in the Children's Programming Room.For children ages 5-12.

End of Summer Celebration!

Everyone is invited to celebrate the end of summer with us! We'll have music, crafts and lots of fun. Plus every child who reads more than Miss Patty or Miss Julie this summer will get to hit us with a whipped cream pie! You don't want to miss that.

Monday Game Mania

Join us for board games, card games, and Wii games.

I IIlustrator Wednesdays

Come join us for fun children's storytelling activities.  Tell your story by creating your own illustrations.

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