Sundown Science

Ages 4 and up are invited to come explore scientific concepts and conduct fun experiments. For the final week of this program we will learn about catapults. Participants will create their own specimens and test them with a variety of safe materials.

Pacific Rhythms

Enjoy an engaging performance of dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa with authentic costumes. Learn how science and technology has influenced Island life. Watch a demonstration of the primitive way of husking, cracking, shaving and milking a coconut.Ages 6-12

LEGO Builders

LEGO Builders is a free-play session using large Duplo LEGO building blocks, for ages 1½ and up.

Button Art

Tweens and teens will make buttons of their own design with a button maker.  Teens can make the Summer Reading badges they earn into buttons to show their progress!

Art Attack

Art Attack:  Tweens and teens will make wallets, pens and more out of duct tape of all colors and patterns.

Science at the Cinema

On Fridays at 3 p.m. children will do different science experiments and learn the principles behind them and then watch a related movie. Program will run from July 11 to August 22 (7 programs total) and is appropriate for 6-12 year old children. For information about the next experiment and movie please come by the Georgetown Children's Room and ask a librarian!

Duct Tape Designs

Duct Tape Designs:  Children will make wallets, pens and more out of duct tape of all colors and patterns. This program is appropriate for children ages 6-12.

Toddler Drive In

We will be providing cardboard boxes for children to decorate their own "cars," followed by a short and developmentally appropriate film. Ages 2-4.Registration required: Sign up at the Children's Desk or call 202-282-0021. 

Four Nationals Players at Four Libraries

Washington Nationals Players at DCPL!

Open Mic Night

It's your time to shine at the library!Recite a poem, short story, or song at our Open Mic Night being held on select Wednesday nights from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Show off something you've been working on or share an old favorite.The sign-up sheet will be posted from Wednesday afternoon until 5:45 p.m. First-come, first-served.We will meet in the board room upstairs. All ages.