Groove to the beat through music and verseMartin Luther King, Jr. librarians will take you on a journeyLearn about famous jazz masters past and presentRecite poems old and newAnd do haiku or two.All ages.
We have a special collection of pop-up books here at Francis A. Gregory Library. Many of these books are very delicate and not available to check out, but can be read and handled in the library. The librarians will present a short introduction about our pop-up books, including how to handle them and how to get started on making your own basic pop-up cards.
The Blue Sky Puppet Theater is back with a special show, The Time Capsule, designed specifically for DC Public Libraries and the“Dig into Reading” Summer Reading program. Ages 3-12.Find out about more Blue Sky Puppet Theatre shows at DC Public Library locations.
Test your knowledge and challenge your friends.Join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library on Monday, May 13 at 3:30 p.m. in the story time room on the first floor for trivia games for middle schoolers.For kids in sixth to eighth grades on general knowledge.
Lamond-Riggs is hosting a book discussion program on The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis. Topics will include America’s Civil Rights timeline, the author and his other books.This program is for fifth- and sixth-graders.
Come get a head start on your summer reading list and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Be inspired by the young leaders and stories of the Civil Rights Movement in an insightful book talk for children.
Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will sign Moses Goes to the Circus in American Sign Language. After the story, the Children's Division librarians will lead craft activities. ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present. For more information, call 202-559-5368, voice or videophone.
This week at the Explorers Club, we're discovering the Five Senses! Come learn about how we see, taste, smell, touch, and hear, and how all of these senses work together to inform us about our world! We'll be meeting in the Story Time Room.