Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, 11 a.m.

Music, movement, rhythm activities, rhymes and stories every Tuesday morning. Best for children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers.  
Story time

Family Story Time

Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, 11 a.m.

Bring the family and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun, interactive story time followed by open play time at 11:30 a.m.  Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome. For questions, please contact the children's librarian at 202-541-6025.    
Baby Mouse Mad Scientist

Mad Science Saturdays

Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Fun, inquiry-based, hands-on experiments and literacy activities to spark your child's natural interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, math and making a magnificent mess.  Best for children ages 5-12.   
Under the Sea with Andrew Wilson

Under the Sea with Andrew Wilson

Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

Discover our Chesapeake Bay and see what lives below  the waves in this exciting LIVE! animal presentation.  Meet a blue crab, horseshoe crab, oyster, sea horse and toadfish along with other bay inhabitants. Learn about our local estuary and how it has changed over the centuries. For ages 4-12.
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, 11 a.m.

Music, movement, rhythm activities, rhymes and stories every Tuesday morning. Best for children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers.  
Story time

Family Story Time

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, 11 a.m.

Bring the family and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun, interactive story time followed by open play time at 11:30 a.m.  Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome. For questions, please contact the children's librarian at 202-541-6025.    
Baby Mouse Mad Scientist

Mad Science Saturdays

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Fun, inquiry-based, hands-on experiments and literacy activities to spark your child's natural interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, math and making a magnificent mess.  Best for children ages 5-12.   
Arianna Ross, Storyteller!

Arianna Ross, Storyteller

Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

Animals certainly are the smartest creatures. In this delightful Asian version of Aesop’s Fables, the creatures teach us about ourselves and Indian culture, geography and history. Leave the room dancing like a monkey and roaring like a tiger. For ages 4-8.
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, 11 a.m.

Music, movement, rhythm activities, rhymes and stories every Tuesday morning. Best for children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers.  
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History/Biography Book Club

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, 7 p.m.

The History/Biography Book Club meets monthly to discuss books about historical events and figures. Join us June-August to kick off the book club when we'll be exploring the theme of "Every hero has a story" for our summer reading program. 

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