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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.

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

It Ain't So Awful, Falafel cover

Kids' Book Club

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
This month, we're reading It Ain't So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas. 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 September! Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Information Desk. Ages 8-12.

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

'The Enormous Crocodile' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features 'The Enormous Crocodile'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join Reader's Theatre in the children's room on Monday, September 12 at 4 p.m. to celebrate Roald Dahl 100 and Banned Book Week.

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.
The 13 Story Treehouse

Book Club: The 13 Story Treehouse

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Children ages 8-12 are invited to read The 13 Story Treehouse, an illustrated book about the adventures of Andy and Terry, who live in the most amazing treehouse in the world, with thirteen stories, a bowling alley, a see-through swimming pool, a secret underground laboratory, and a marshmallow machine. Then join us in the Children's Room to discuss the book.

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

'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.

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.

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

book club blocks

Tenley Readers Unite! Fall Book Club Meeting

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
Tenley Readers Unite or TRU Crew is a Book Club for 4th to 7th graders and it’s back for the fall.  New and returning clubbers are welcome at this informational meeting.  We’ll talk about books we want to read, vote on October’s pick, and share some munchies. TRU Crew welcomes readers between the ages of 8 and 12. We will meet once every month from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Children's Meeting Room.   Fall 2016 meeting dates are: September 24 October 22 November 19 December 17

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.

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak

UNCENSORED: One Book at a Time Club

Northwest One Library

6 p.m.
The children's room book club will resume in September with a book which people tried to ban: In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak. We will read it, sing it, discuss it, and enjoy it with snacks!  For children ages 8 - 12 or those who wish to be.

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.

Monday, Oct. 24, 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. 31, 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.

Tuesday, Nov. 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, Nov. 7, 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, Nov. 14, 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, Nov. 21, 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, Nov. 28, 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.

Thursday, Dec. 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, Dec. 5, 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, Dec. 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, Dec. 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.

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Graphic Novel Sticker

Graphic Novel Book Club for Kids!

Cleveland Park Library

5 p.m.
If you're between the ages of 8 and 12, join us in the second floor meeting room at 5 p.m. as we discuss a different graphic novel each month. You can call (202) 282-3073 to find out the selection each month, or ask for a copy to check out at the circulation desk. Refreshments will be provided.