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Pajama Story Time

Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6 p.m.

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
The LEGO Movie

Friday Films

Friday, July 29, 2016, 3 p.m.

Join us in the Children's Room on Friday afternoons for a fun children's movie each week. For all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Call 202-724-4691 with questions or to see what movie is showing this week.  
The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt

The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 1 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., July 30.  Copies of this month's selection, The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt, are available for checkout at the information desk. 
Butterflies by Seymour Simon

Butterfly Party

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 3 p.m.

Please join us in the Children's Room for fun, butterfly-themed stories and activities. For children ages 3-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
The LEGO Book

LEGO Club

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 3 p.m.

Join us in the Children's Room to design, build, & play with LEGO blocks. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691
colored pencils

Coloring for Grown-Ups

Sunday, July 31, 2016, 2 p.m.

Can't get away for the summer? Give your brain a vacation at our Sunday afternoon adult coloring club. Pencils, markers, and coloring sheets will be provided, but you are also welcome to bring your own. Embrace your inner child and join the coloring craze!
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, 10:30 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 grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  Please call 202-724-4691 with any questions.
Zita the Spacegirl

Book Club: Zita the Spacegirl

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, 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.   
flower coloring page

Color Club

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, 7 p.m.

Children and their families are invited to join us in the Children's Room on Monday evenings for Color Club. Coloring is a creative and relaxing activity for people of all ages. We'll have special coloring sheets and supplies available. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Make & Takes for Kids

Arty Afternoons

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, 3 p.m.

Please join us in the Children's Room for fun arts and crafts. For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.

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