Kids

A large amount of red roses blanket a flat surface.

Valentine's Day Celebration & Card Making

Part of Valentine’s Day is celebrating the ones we love - so bring your loved person to the library on Saturday, February 11, whether they’re a grandparent, a guardian, a friend, a babysitter, a parent, a sibling, or someone else special! 
The Secret Life of Pets

CANCELLED: Pajama Movie Night: The Secret Life of Pets

We will NOT be showing the movie tonight.  Look for it next month.   
I Have a Dream Journals

I Have a Dream Journals

Celebrate Black History Month with us and make your own "I Have a Dream" journals. ​Using art supplies, children will create their own square, accordion books with words and art inspired by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
I Have a Dream Journals

I Have a Dream Journals

Celebrate King Week/Black History Month with us and make your own "I Have a Dream" journals. Using art supplies, children will create their own square, accordion books with words and art inspired by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mural at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, Washington DC

King's Cinema: Celebrating the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's life and legacy through movies at the Dorothy I. Height Library.   Children 4 - 5:30 p.m. Adults 6 - 8 p.m. All programs are free and open to the public
Marin Luther King

Help Us Celebrate Dr. King

For the week leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, come to the Children's Room at any time to color pictures of Dr. King and write about how he has inspired you. Works that are created during the week will be added to the bulletin board along the wall outside the Children's Room to celebrate Dr. King.
A flyer describing a language learning resource fair to be held at the Francis A. Gregory Library

D.C.'s Bilingual Education Fair at the Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Branch

Come learn from teachers, exhibitors, and fellow parents why, how and where to foster bilingualism in your kids. Enjoy four story times in Spanish, French, Mandarin and Hebrew during D.C.'s first Bilingual Education Fair! All are invited to participate.  For more information, visit the DC Language Immersion Project (DC Immersion) website.   
My Heart is Like a Zoo

Valentine's Day Story and Craft

Celebrate Valentine's Day in the Children's Room with a story and craft. Listen to a reading of My Heart is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall, and count how many hearts you can find. Next, get crafty and discover all the things you can create with this one simple shape. 
Image of the words "Black History Month"

Black History Month Storytime

In honor of Black History Month, join us for a special story time with books and songs to learn about African-American history and celebrate the skin you're in. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
Cover of the book Corduroy, by Don Freeman

Book Share: Corduroy

Corduroy lives in the store.  With a missing button, will he ever find his way into a home? Enjoy stories about this bear and the girl who loves him, then make your own Corduroy to take home! For children ages 3 and up and their caregivers.

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