Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

The Cleveland Park Library will close on Oct. 8, 5:30 p.m. to begin new construction. In preparation, some services at the Cleveland Park Library will be reduced effective Sept. 6 including some children and adult programs. The interim library at UDC - Van Ness, 4340 Connecticut Ave. NW will open on Monday, Oct. 31, 9:30 a.m.

Toddler Story Time

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, 10 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program, grownups along with the children. The first session is at 10 a.m. and the second is at 11 a.m.. Please plan to attend only one of the identical sessions.

Toddler Story Time

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, 11 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program, grownups along with the children. The first session is at 10 a.m. and the second is at 11 a.m.. Please plan to attend only one of the identical sessions.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
Back to school

Educator Open House

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Attention educators! Join us for an afternoon of snacks, prizes and conversation. Find out about educator’s cards, school visits, databases and more! We will also be answering questions about the services that the Cleveland Park Interim Library can provide for educators and students, The Cleveland Park Interim Library is scheduled to open October 31, 2016 at 4340 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. (UDC Law School building).    
French Story Time

French Story Time

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, 4 p.m.

French Story Time is for children of all ages. This program includes songs, music and motion and is very interactive. Children have the opportunity to learn French songs, practice their French, and connect words with motion, as well as enjoy stories. Come and join us every Thursday at 4 p.m.
Chess

Chess for Kids

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, 5 p.m.

Weekly chess instruction on Thursdays at 5 p.m. This program is for children of all ages who want to learn to play or improve their chess moves and play in tournaments. Our chess instructor will teach the chess players how to think and plan their next move and use their brain power to win. Come and join our Chess group and learn to make a risky move, Check, Mate, and have fun. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Cleveland Park Library.
Lolita book cover

Moveable Feast Classics Book Club

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, 1 p.m.

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the Moveable Feast Classics Book Club.

Moveable Feast - Classics Reading Group

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, 1 p.m.

Moveable Feast - The Classics Reading Group meets on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings rotate between the Cleveland Park, Georgetown, and Palisades Neighborhood Libraries.   For more information, please contact: Betsy (Cleveland Park)  202-282-3080 Jay (Georgetown) 202-727-0232 

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

The Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month (except December) at Teaism, 400 8th Street, NW, downstairs.  [Archive/Navy Memorial Metro]  For the monthly selection, check the Cleveland Park library website, contact barbara.gauntt@dc.gov, or call 202-282-3072.

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