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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Sid the Kid: Earth Day Fun

Earth Day Crafts

Southwest Library

3 p.m.
Join us for fun crafts to celebrate Earth Day. Everyone will get to plant a seed to take home and also make a paper craft.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   

Sunday, April 23, 2017

craft supplies

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Simple arts and crafts for children ages 2-8.  

Monday, April 24, 2017

summer crafts

Monday Crafternoons

Northeast Library

3:30 p.m.
Start your week with a little creativity and a take-home craft. Join us on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month to exercise your left brain. We'll provide all the materials (and sometimes treats), you bring your ideas. Projects vary with the seasons. Upcoming crafternoons: Monday, March 13: St. Patrick's Day Mosaic Shamrocks Monday, March 27: Women's History Month Hero Buttons All ages welcome. 3:30 p.m. in Teen Space and the Children's Reading Room.  
Toddler Art and Stories

Toddler Art and Stories

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
Get up and get creative at our Toddler Art and Stories! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and art activities that  are designed to help develop your child’s language and motor skills. After storytime, your child will participate in a process-oriented art project to explore art materials and the world around them. Process-oriented art focuses on what can be learned from the act of making art rather than the product.
STEAM Team Logo

S.T.E.A.M. Team

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Don't miss S.T.E.A.M. Team!  Every month we’ll do a different hands-on activity exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Monthly activities include science experiments, tech demonstrations, graphic design, mathematical games and more. All supplies included - just bring yourself. Ages 6 & Up in the Southeast Library meeting room. Children under 9 years old must have a parent with them on library premises.  Hand-on activities may require caretaker help and supervision.   
Earth with recycle symbol

Kids' Crafternoon: Up-Cycled Craft for Earth Day

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Kids 6+ are invited to the Children's Room to make a craft from recycled/up-cycled materials in honor of Earth Day -- we provide the materials, you bring the creativity!
mandala coloring page

Color Club

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
Children and their families are invited to join us for Color Club. We'll have special coloring sheets and supplies available. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

pine cone craft

Bird Feeder Craft

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
As an early celebration of Earth Day, children can help feed their local birds by creating their own pinecone bird feeder to hang up outside Rosedale or take home. For ages 4 and up, while supplies last.    

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  
craft supplies

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Arts and crafts for children of all ages.

Friday, April 28, 2017

paper plate umbrella

Paper Plate Umbrella Craft

West End Library

4 p.m.
Join us at West End Library to make your own umbrella, think about Earth Day, and keep out of reach from April Showers! Appropriate for ages 3+

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Preschool Story Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
lego clipart

Lego Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

11 a.m.
Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 
How Animals Work

How Animals Work

Southwest Library

3 p.m.
The Zoo meets the Makerspace!  Build a simple machine based on a real, living snake - that you can see and touch. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

craft supplies

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Simple arts and crafts for children ages 2-8.  

Monday, May 1, 2017

Toddler Art and Stories

Toddler Art and Stories

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
Get up and get creative at our Toddler Art and Stories! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and art activities that  are designed to help develop your child’s language and motor skills. After storytime, your child will participate in a process-oriented art project to explore art materials and the world around them. Process-oriented art focuses on what can be learned from the act of making art rather than the product.
mandala coloring page

Color Club

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
Children and their families are invited to join us for Color Club. We'll have special coloring sheets and supplies available. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  
craft supplies

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Arts and crafts for children of all ages.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Preschool Story Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
lego clipart

Lego Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

11 a.m.
Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Play, Learn, and Grow Clip Art

My Feelings: Art & Movement Workshop

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
DCRCC offers a child-led exploration of emotion, empathy, and mindfulness. Participants will explore ways to express their feelings and communicate their needs. Activities include role playing, art projects, call &response, and games.  
craft supplies

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Simple arts and crafts for children ages 2-8.  

Monday, May 8, 2017

Toddler Art and Stories

Toddler Art and Stories

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
Get up and get creative at our Toddler Art and Stories! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and art activities that  are designed to help develop your child’s language and motor skills. After storytime, your child will participate in a process-oriented art project to explore art materials and the world around them. Process-oriented art focuses on what can be learned from the act of making art rather than the product.
summer crafts

Monday Crafternoons

Northeast Library

3:30 p.m.
Start your week with a little creativity and a take-home craft. Join us on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month to exercise your left brain. We'll provide all the materials (and sometimes treats), you bring your ideas. Projects vary with the seasons. Upcoming crafternoons: Monday, March 13: St. Patrick's Day Mosaic Shamrocks Monday, March 27: Women's History Month Hero Buttons All ages welcome. 3:30 p.m. in Teen Space and the Children's Reading Room.  
mandala coloring page

Color Club

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
Children and their families are invited to join us for Color Club. We'll have special coloring sheets and supplies available. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  
Martha Stewart's Favorite Crafts for Kids

Create Club

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for arts and crafts activities.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
craft supplies

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Arts and crafts for children of all ages.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Preschool Story Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.