Kids

Slim Harrison and the Sunnyland Band

Slim Harrison and his handmade jug band are sure to get children up and moving with his great celebration of American folk music.For ages 5-12.Find out about more shows with Slim Harrison at DC Public Library locations.

Teddy Bear Picnic

You are invited to our teddy bear picnic!Join us on the front lawn for stories, songs and poems about teddy bears.Bring a blanket to sit on and your teddy bear or other plush friend. All ages are welcome.Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to register.

Science in the Summer - Level 2

How do magnets work?  What makes electricity? 

Science in the Summer - Level 1

How do magnets work?  What makes electricity? 

Children's Author Jarrett Krosoczka

Children’s author and graphic novelist Jarrett Krosoczka, will talk about his latest book, Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Krosoczka is the author of the wildly popular Lunch Lady series and Punk Farm.This event is in partnership with Politics & Prose Bookstore. Ages 8+

Bored? Play Board Games!

Come to the Children’s Room for an afternoon round of Chess, Scrabble Juniors and Candyland — among others!For ages 6 to 12.  

Bored? Play Board Games!

Come to the Children’s Room for an afternoon round of Chess, Scrabble Juniors and Candyland — among others!For ages 6 to 12.  

Science in the Summer, Level 2

How do magnets work?  What makes electricity? 

Science in the Summer, Level 1

How do magnets work?  What makes electricity? 

Science in the Summer: Level II

"Grow into science" at the library this summer with our Science in the Summer program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline and organizations in the Washington Metro Area.  The theme for this year's program is Physical Science & Electricity. This fun, free, experiment-oriented course, taught by certified teachers, is designed to get kids excited about science through hands-on experiments.Level 2 classes are for children entering grades 4-6.

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