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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Funk Parade Logo

Future Funk Ready: DCPL Music Resources and Beyond

Northwest One Library

7 p.m.
Did you know you can download free music with your DC Public Library card? Have you ever attended a loud music show at a quiet library? Would you like to learn about Go-Go as a musical genre? We'll explore all of these possibilities at the "Future Funk Ready: DCPL Music Resources and Beyond" workshop, hosted by librarian, Margaret Gilmore. You'll learn how to navigate dclibrary.org to find resources pertaining to music, about DCPL's physical music collections, and what local music artifacts exist in the DCPL archives. Don't have a library card?

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Jis4Jazz

From the Drum to Bebop

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Join us as the East River Jazz presents an inter-generational initiative offering a series of conversations and performances designed to engage young people,neighborhood elders and adults in their lives interested in sharing their jazz culture stories.  

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Andres

​123 Andrés

Northwest One Library

10 a.m.
123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn! 

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Jis4Jazz

From the Drum to Bebop

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Join us as the East River Jazz presents an inter-generational initiative offering a series of conversations and performances designed to engage young people,neighborhood elders and adults in their lives interested in sharing their jazz culture stories.  

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Double Dutch 4 Fun

Double Dutch 4 Fun

Deanwood Library

1 p.m.
Double Dutch for Fun Jumpers are passionate about teaching all ages to enter & exit ropes properly and fun tricks to promote overall physical fitness for all. Jumping rope is a great way to burn calories, tone muscles and improve your cardiovascular endurance.  
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Tenley-Friendship Library

3:30 p.m.
Traditional music and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa are presented with authentic costumes for each island. You will be up on your feet as they teach you some Polynesian dances. 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Deanwood Library

4:30 p.m.
Traditional music and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa are presented with authentic costumes for each island. You will be up on your feet as they teach you some Polynesian dances. 

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Woodridge Library

3:30 p.m.
Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Lamond-Riggs Library

1 p.m.
Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Andres

123 Andrés

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn! 
Double Dutch 4 Fun

Double Dutch 4 Fun

Southwest Library

3 p.m.
Double Dutch for Fun Jumpers are passionate about teaching all ages to enter & exit ropes properly and fun tricks to promote overall physical fitness for all. Jumping rope is a great way to burn calories, tone muscles and improve your cardiovascular endurance.  
Living the American Indian Experience

Living the American Indian Experience

Chevy Chase Library

3:30 p.m.
Papitám (Algonquin for “Let’s Play”) is a learning-through-play experience that teaches kids about Native American traditions: make a Sisku (clay) pot, practice safety archery at our Ahtu (deer) station, listen to a Piscataway story by the indoor fire and wrap things up with drumming and dancing! Ages 8 and up.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Andres

123 Andrés

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn! 
Double Dutch 4 Fun

Double Dutch 4 Fun

Francis A. Gregory Library

4 p.m.
Double Dutch for Fun Jumpers are passionate about teaching all ages to enter & exit ropes properly and fun tricks to promote overall physical fitness for all. Jumping rope is a great way to burn calories, tone muscles and improve your cardiovascular endurance.  

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Double Dutch 4 Fun

Double Dutch 4 Fun

Anacostia Library

4 p.m.
Double Dutch for Fun Jumpers are passionate about teaching all ages to enter & exit ropes properly and fun tricks to promote overall physical fitness for all. Jumping rope is a great way to burn calories, tone muscles and improve your cardiovascular endurance.  

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Andres

​123 Andrés

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn! 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Living the American Indian Experience

Living the American Indian Experience

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

3:30 p.m.
Papitám (Algonquin for “Let’s Play”) is a learning-through-play experience that teaches kids about Native American traditions: make a Sisku (clay) pot, practice safety archery at our Ahtu (deer) station, listen to a Piscataway story by the indoor fire and wrap things up with drumming and dancing! Ages 8 and up.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Crafty Mondays

Rosedale Library

2 p.m.
Feeling crafty? Children and preteens can enjoy making jewelry and other fun crafts each Monday throughout the summer.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

STEM graphic

STEM Wednesdays

Rosedale Library

2 p.m.
Did you ever want to build a mini-catapult or a paper airplane? On Wednesdays during the summer, children can spend an hour designing and creating a special engineering project.  

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Mad Science

Mad Science: Spectacular Science

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

1 p.m.
Learn the science behind magic, explore air pressure, and see spectacular indoor fireworks. Discover the secret behind sublimation with our bubbling potions. Ages 8 and up.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Andres

123 Andrés

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn! 
Saturday Movie

Movie Morning Fridays

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Every Friday morning, children can relax and enjoy a special film showing at Rosedale.
Games

Fun Fridays

Rosedale Library

1 p.m.
Children and teens can enjoy board games, movies, and playing on the Wii each Friday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. throughout the summer. 

Monday, July 3, 2017

Crafty Mondays

Rosedale Library

2 p.m.
Feeling crafty? Children and preteens can enjoy making jewelry and other fun crafts each Monday throughout the summer.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

STEM graphic

STEM Wednesdays

Rosedale Library

2 p.m.
Did you ever want to build a mini-catapult or a paper airplane? On Wednesdays during the summer, children can spend an hour designing and creating a special engineering project.  

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Andres

123 Andrés

West End Library

2 p.m.
123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn! 

Friday, July 7, 2017

Games

Fun Fridays

Rosedale Library

1 p.m.
Children and teens can enjoy board games, movies, and playing on the Wii each Friday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. throughout the summer. 

Monday, July 10, 2017

Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Lamond-Riggs Library

10 a.m.
Traditional music and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa are presented with authentic costumes for each island. You will be up on your feet as they teach you some Polynesian dances. 
Mad Science

Mad Science: Up, Up and Away!

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1 p.m.
This interactive program introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators and even a hovercraft help children understand the power of air. Ages 8 and up.