Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

 Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, 11 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for children birth to two years old.  Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment.  With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 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.

Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 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. 30, 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. 31, 2016, 10 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs 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

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 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.
French Story Time

French Story Time

Thursday, Sept. 1, 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 board

Chess for Kids

Thursday, Sept. 1, 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.
Summer Reading Party

End of Summer Reading Party

Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, 6 p.m.

Join us for games, snacks and free books as we celebrate another great year of summer reading!

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club

Thursday, Sept. 1, 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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