Winter Holiday Events

Winter Party

It's a Winter Wonderland

Monday, December 19, 2016, 5:00 pm

Winter is almost upon us. Come visit the Dorothy I. Height  Neighborhood Library and discover winter magic through fun activities including story time, movies, edible crafts and a winter wonderland village. For all ages. The Winter Village Display begins December 2nd. All programs are free and open to the public.  
Gingerbread House

Gingerbread House Decorating Party

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:00 pm

Join us in constructing and decorating gingerbread houses in celebration of the holiday season. All the tasty treats you need will be provided, along with some basic hints on how to make something sturdy and beautiful. RSVP to Faith at faith.kelley@dc.gov if you plan on coming.
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Winter Party

Thursday, December 15, 2016, 4:00 pm

Come celebrate the chilly season at a party with stories, crafts, games and a movie at the end. This program is for all ages. 
Lanterns

Lantern Making Workshop and Holiday Stories

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 4:00 pm

With daylight savings time, it's a great opportunity to craft some lanterns and hear holiday stories about light, including Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas. At 5:00 pm, we'll take our finished lanterns outside to light up in Book Hill Park behind the library and enjoy some hot chocolate in the glow of our lanterns. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up.
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Family Craft

Sunday, December 4, 2016, 2:00 pm

Come do a relaxing winter themed craft with the whole family. This program is for all ages.
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Snow Globes & Stories

Thursday, December 15, 2016, 4:00 pm

Kids ages 6 & up: Celebrate winter at the library with snowy stories & activities, and the chance to make your very own snow globe to take home with you. Snow globe supplies provided, but limited -- first come, first served.   
seasonal headbands

Lunch at the Labs: Decorative Seasonal Headbands

Ready for some crafting this holiday season? Join us in the Fab Lab to create decorative seasonal headbands that can be the envy of all your relatives.   All materials will be provided.  Tis the season to be creative!   Space is limited, so please register online at bit.ly/labsclasses     

New Year’s Craft Afternoon

Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 4:00 pm

Children can get ready for the new year by creating noise makers to take home and celebrate with! For all ages.
A snowflake to read by.

Winter Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 4:00 pm

Children can enjoy a winter scavenger hunt inside the library, searching for books that have a snowflake on their cover or a book about a holiday in December. For all ages! 
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Winter Story Time

Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 4:00 pm

Celebrate the winter solstice with a winter-themed story time and craft!  For children one to five years old. 

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