Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Chess board

Chess for Kids

Thursday, July 28, 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.
Music Time

Music Time

Friday, July 29, 2016, 10 a.m.

Sing, play, dance and learn. That’s our motto for this program. Children of all ages will have the opportunity to play musical instruments, sing along with popular songs, dance to their favorite music, and learn the alphabet and how to count. This program is all about rhythm and speech stimuli that allow children to enjoy music.

Family Storytime

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.  Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Master and the Margarita

Moveable Feast Classics Book Club

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, 1 p.m.

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the Moveable Feast Classics Book Club.  We will be meeting at Palisades Library on Tuesday, August 2, at 1 p.m., to discuss Master and the Margarita, by Mikhail Bulgakov. Please join us!

Moveable Feast - Classics Reading Group

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 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 

Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 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.
Project Bricks

Project Bricks

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, 4 p.m.

Self directed play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the children's room. For children of all ages.

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 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.

Baby Lap Time

Thursday, Aug. 4, 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.
French Music Time

French Music Time

Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, 4 p.m.

French Music Time Children of all ages will have the opportunity to play musical instruments, sing along with popular and traditional French songs, dance to their favorite music, learn the alphabet and how to count. This program is all about rhythm and speech stimuli that allow children to enjoy the music, memorize songs, practice their French and maybe become little musicians in the process. During the month of August, French Music Time will replace French Story Time Thursdays at 4 p.m.

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