Halloween Fun and Games with Mr. Derby

The District of Columbia's own Mr. Derby, the noted musician and entertainer, sings and plays songs for children and youth, ages 4 to 12.You do not want to miss this interactive musical event in which Mr. Derby makes you want to move and dance.Be sure to wear your Halloween costume, if you have one!

Kids Euro Festival 2013: Look How I Dance

Children, ages 4 to 8, and parents are invited to attend this opportunity for fun and dance.Children will learn the elements of dance.The focus will be on customs from Finland.

Explore the Secret Life of Plants (Lithuania)/Puppetry and Video

Can Flower Girl discover the hidden greenhouse secret? On a journey around creation, she meets well known and rare plants — but each one has a problem, and needs her help! In return for her assistance, the plants reward Flower Girl with special powers that help her to avoid all sorts of dangers — greedy mice growing genetically modified cereal, getting lost in the desert, and a ravenous lion!

We Have a Dream Collaborative Poetry Project

What do justice and freedom mean to you? What's your dream?Visit Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library between Jan. 13 and Jan. 21 to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., and join us in creating a unique and collective expression of our hopes, dreams and visions for a better America.For more information, call 202-541-6100.   

Halloween Party

Come show off your costumes before trick-or-treating.We will have music, dancing, spooky storytelling, and special Halloween treats! Best for children ages 0-12 and their caregivers.For questions, please call 202-541-6100.

DC Beat Club

Beat Club is a digital music workshop that gives participants the opportunity to create music together in a welcoming environment.

Fifth Annual Moving Forward Together: Secondary Transition Fair & Community Forum

Program to help students with IEPs, 504s and disabilities learn about how to successfully transition into employment, education and independence.

Kids' Club

After-school crafts, games and book activities.

Kids' After School Movie

Join us for an after school kids movie in the story time room at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library.Please call the Children’s Reference Desk at 202-727-1449 for this month’s selection.

Teen and Tween Games!

Mid-semester blues got you down? Come take a break at the library! We'll have board games, cards, snacks and more!Feel free to bring your own games, too (but please make sure they are appropriate for everyone).