Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and rhymes.Wonderful Ones & Twos is for children that are walking up to and including age two.You must register each week for this program.
Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area.
Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome.
Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis.
Meetings of the Board of Library Trustees are generally held on the fourth Wednesday, every other month at various library locations throughout the system.
These meetings are open to the public.
For more information, go to the Board of Library Trustees page.
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world? Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month
Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés! kicks off our summer performances June 19 at 2 p.m. Young children, can come sing, shake, and sound out rhythms while trying regional Latin dances and practicing Spanish words. Dance to La Bamba, discover the colors in Spanish, and meet friends of all kinds, including an iguana named Juana! This performance is perfect for ages birth - 5 years.Other Performers
Kicks off June 26 with a chilly tale of two princesses
Sing-a-long with some of our favorite movies Thursday evenings this summer at 6:30 p.m. June 26: Come build a snowman with Elsa and Anna.July 3: Experience the circle of life in the Pride Lands of Africa.July 10: Extra! Extra! Sing all about newspaper boys on strike. July 17: Ahoy Mateys!
Rising 5th & 6th graders asked to write about “A Book That Shaped Me”
The Library of Congress national Book Festival's “A Book That Shaped Me” Summer Writing Contest encourages rising 5th and 6th graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact on their lives. The contest is administered through local public library systems in the Mid-Atlantic region including DCPL.
On Monday, June 16 at 7 p.m. in the Large Meeting Room, Drs. Nicole Cohen and Schuyler Matthiesen will present a lecture on common pet allergies and how to care for them. From Spring and Fall allergies to the persistent hot spots, join us for an overview of managing allergies and common skin conditions.Free and open to the human public - no pets please!