tissue paper fish craft

Swimming Along with Summer Reading!

Diving and swimming are Olympic sports, but they are also a favorite way to spend your time during the summer!

Puzzles & Board Games

All programs are free and open to the public. For age 6-12
movie cat

Movie Matinee

Feature movie will be kids' choice. Three movie options will be available for selection. All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12.

Bubbles Mania

Learn how to make homemade bubbles at the Dorothy I. Height Library. All programs are free and open to the public. For age 5-10.
Image of book cover for "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"

Harry Potter Crafts & Movie

Join us for Harry Potter Night at the library in celebration of Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling's birthdays!  Get in the Hogwarts spirit by dressing as your favorite character.    
Image of brain fibers from BioArt collection.

BioArt: The Brain

Using images from the BioArt exhibit, investigate how the brain sends signals to the body, and participate in a role-playing activity about neural connections.

Kids Club: Summer Solstice

Summertime and the sun!  Join us as we learn about the sun and eclipses with hands-on activities, then celebrate the longest day of the year by building the longest paper chain and bridge we can!
Nationals Presidents

Take Me Out To The Ball Game!

Meet an official mascot of the Washington Nationals--today! Take me out to the ball game! But before you do that, take me to Parklands-Turner Library to hear stories and songs about baseball! Which one of the Nationals' Racing Presidents Mascots will make an appearance? Come and find out!
The Jungle Book

Pajama Movie Night: The Jungle Book

In this classic Walt Disney animation based on Rudyard Kipling's novel The Jungle Book, Mowgli, an abandoned child raised by wolves, has his peaceful life threatened by the return of a man-eating tiger.