Children

Chipotle Fundraiser

Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

CAUSE AN EFFECT Make eating a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support the DC Public Library. Just go into any Washington, DC Chipotle on Tuesday, July 14, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the adjacent image on your smartphone or tell the cashier you are supporting the cause -- and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library.
‘Oliver the Mighty Pig’ Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Featuring ‘Oliver the Mighty Pig’

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Aug. 3 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Oliver the Mighty Pig by Jean Van Leeuwen is the featured piece.
paper dolls of the Racing Presidents at Nationals Park

Hero Fun For Everyone

All ages are welcome to this Family Fun program. We will create paper dolls of the Racing Presidents at Nationals Park using toilet paper tubes. Come in and share the fun, make more than one!  Ready? Set. Go! Let's race... Hero fun for everyone! 
Hook Movie Poster

Movie Night: 'Hook'

When his young children are abducted by his old nemesis, Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman), middle-aged lawyer Peter Banning (Robin Williams) returns to his magical origins as Peter Pan. Peter returns to Tinkerbell (Julia Roberts), the Lost Boys, and their new leader, Rufio, in Neverland to do battle with his oldest enemy one more time. Rated PG.
Rodrick Rules

Wimpy Kid Group: Rodrick Rules

Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans! Join the Woodridge Library Wimpy Kid Group to discuss your favorite parts of Rodrick Rules on the above date.
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How To Be A Hero: The Sequel!

"How To Be A Hero: The Sequel" is a fun storytelling, reading, writing and drawing program for our Summer Readers, ages 6 - 9.   Let’s explore the continuing adventures of those superhero “alter egos” and bring the adventures to an exciting end! This program can count towards 1 hour (= 4 colored masks) of Summer Reading credit!    
heroheroine

How to Be A Hero

"How To Be A Hero" is a fun storytelling, reading, writing and drawing program for our Summer Readers, ages 6 - 9.   Let’s create cool origin stories with illustrations to explain our superhero names, powers and personalities (also known as “alter egos”)!  This program can count towards 1 hour (= 4 colored masks) of Summer Reading credit!
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Mini Makers' Crafternoon

Makers come in all shapes, sizes and ages. Too young for Petworth's Google Maker Camp? Come to our Mini Makers' Crafternoon sessions! Children ages 3 to 6 will explore one of our S.T.E.A.M. themes "Fantasy," Farmstead," "Flight" and "Future" using a story and/or a video as inspiration for their special creations. All materials will be supplied, but feel free to contribute your own small toys and odds-and-ends from around the house. Dress for possible mess!
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Casey Tree Wise Program

TreeWise is Casey Trees’ nature- and place-based summer education program, developed to get youth outdoors, interacting with and appreciating trees. Youth participants engage in fun, hand-on activities including scavenger hunts, leaf and bark rubbings, tree identification and water relays — tailored to be age-appropriate for ages 6-10. There will be two different sessions, one at 10 a.m. and the other at 11a.m.  Each session is an hour long.
caseytrees

Casey Tree Wise Program

TreeWise is Casey Trees’ nature- and place-based summer education program, developed to get youth outdoors, interacting with and appreciating trees. Youth participants engage in fun, hand-on activities including scavenger hunts, leaf and bark rubbings, tree identification and water relays — tailored to be age-appropriate for ages 6-10. There will be two different sessions, one at 10 a.m. and the other at 11a.m.  Each session is an hour long.

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