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Monday, July 25, 2016

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.
Tintin

Graphic Novel Summer Book Club

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Attention, kids! Go for the Gold, and read graphic novels this summer with Cleveland Park!   We will meet three more times this summer, once in July and twice in August, and read some cool graphic novels and discuss. A snack will be provided!
Reading Medal

Graphic Novel Summer Reading Club!

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Attention, kids! Go for the Gold, and read graphic novels this summer with Cleveland Park!   We will meet four times this summer, twice in July and twice in August (July 11 and 26 and August 8 and 22), read some cool graphic novels, and discuss. Refreshments will be provided! 
"Roasted Peanuts" Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features ‘Roasted Peanuts’

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, July 25 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Roasted Peanuts by Tim Egan is the featured piece.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Click Clack Moo

Kids Club: Reader's Theatre

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Bring stories to life through Reader’s Theatre, where we read aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Today, in the Children's Department, we read Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Great Ball of Light book cover

Kids' Book Club

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
This month, we're reading Great Ball of Light by Evan Kuhlman. At our meeting, we'll discuss the book, do a fun activity, and enjoy snacks! Participants will also vote on which book we'll read in August. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Information Desk. Ages 8-12.

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016

Books to Movie Images

From Amazing Books To Incredible Films

Parklands-Turner Library

(All day)
The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library regularly displays an assortment of amazing books that have been adapted into incredible blockbuster movies. Every month, library staff will select a book that has been adapted into a film and display it all month long for your reading pleasure. Read and enjoy the featured book of the month. At the end of each month, library staff will present the film adaptation on the big screen TV in the Children's room for your further enjoyment.  

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.
Zita the Spacegirl

Book Club: Zita the Spacegirl

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Read Zita the Spacegirl, a graphic novel about a girl who discovers a portal to another place and sets out on a strange journey. Then join us in the Children's Room to discuss the book. For ages 8-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   

Monday, Aug. 8, 2016

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.
Reading Medal

Graphic Novel Summer Reading Club!

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Attention, kids! Go for the Gold, and read graphic novels this summer with Cleveland Park!   We will meet four times this summer, twice in July and twice in August (July 11 and 26 and August 8 and 22), read some cool graphic novels, and discuss. Refreshments will be provided! 

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016

Book Share logo

Book Share

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Let’s talk books, the characters in them, and the writers who created them. We’ll ask lots of thinking  questions that have no right answers—we want to hear what YOU have to say.  Bring your opinions! Ages 6-12. No registration required. Please call 202-727-1248 with any questions.  

Monday, Aug. 15, 2016

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.

Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.
"Miss Mingo and the First Day of School" book cover

Reader's Theatre Features ‘Miss Mingo and the First Day of School’

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, August 22 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.
Reading Medal

Graphic Novel Summer Reading Club!

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Attention, kids! Go for the Gold, and read graphic novels this summer with Cleveland Park!   We will meet four times this summer, twice in July and twice in August (July 11 and 26 and August 8 and 22), read some cool graphic novels, and discuss. Refreshments will be provided! 

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.
"Brand-new Pencils, Brand-new Books" book cover

Reader's Theatre Features ‘Brand-new Pencils, Brand-new Books”

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, August 29 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Brand-new Pencils, Brand-new Books by Diane deGroat is the featured piece.

Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016

Books to Movie Images

From Amazing Books To Incredible Films

Parklands-Turner Library

(All day)
The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library regularly displays an assortment of amazing books that have been adapted into incredible blockbuster movies. Every month, library staff will select a book that has been adapted into a film and display it all month long for your reading pleasure. Read and enjoy the featured book of the month. At the end of each month, library staff will present the film adaptation on the big screen TV in the Children's room for your further enjoyment.  

Monday, Sept. 12, 2016

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.
'Martina the Beautiful Cockroach' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, September 19  at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.
'Uncle Bobby's Wedding' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Uncle Bobby’s Wedding'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, September 26 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Uncle Bobby’s Wedding by Sarah S. Brannen is the featured piece.

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

Books to Movie Images

From Amazing Books To Incredible Films

Parklands-Turner Library

(All day)
The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library regularly displays an assortment of amazing books that have been adapted into incredible blockbuster movies. Every month, library staff will select a book that has been adapted into a film and display it all month long for your reading pleasure. Read and enjoy the featured book of the month. At the end of each month, library staff will present the film adaptation on the big screen TV in the Children's room for your further enjoyment.  

Monday, Oct. 3, 2016

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.