Kids

Story Time auf Deutsch!

Komm doch mit to a special bilingual story time in German and English, held in the Children’s Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Sing songs, read stories and learn great new words both in English and auf Deutsch.  No prior knowledge of either language is necessary!

STEM: Simple Machines

Bring your engineering skills with you as we learn about simple machines.  We will experiment with and build levers, pullies, wedges and more.  And to finish off the fun, we will have a marshmallow catapult contest.  For ages 6-12.For more information, call 202-698-0183.

Yoga Story Time

Story time comes alive with puppets, songs, and yoga poses. We invite preschoolers through 6 year olds (with their grownups) to build literacy skills and healthy bodies.Best for Ages 4-6. 

Open Mic Night

It's your time to shine at the library!Recite a poem, short story, or song at our Open Mic Night being held on select Wednesday nights from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Show off something you've been working on or share an old favorite.The sign-up sheet will be posted from Wednesday afternoon until 5:45 p.m. First-come, first-served.

Chess Club

The Francis A. Gregory Library Chess Club meets weekly on Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. We welcome players of all ages and abilities.This program will be held in the first floor meeting room unless otherwise noted.

Summer Sing-a-long Series

 Join the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library and Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Library for six nights of song this summer!Whether you prefer to sing with a crowd or step up to the mic for a solo, DCPL has your favorite movie musicals ready.MLK Presents06/11: This fish-out-of- water wants to be part of your world

Summer Sing-a-long Series

 Join the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library and Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Library for six nights of song this summer!Whether you prefer to sing with a crowd or step up to the mic for a solo, DCPL has your favorite movie musicals ready.MLK Presents06/11: This fish-out-of- water wants to be part of your world

Summer Sing-a-long Series

 Join the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library and Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Library for six nights of song this summer!Whether you prefer to sing with a crowd or step up to the mic for a solo, DCPL has your favorite movie musicals ready.MLK Presents06/11: This fish-out-of- water wants to be part of your world

All Things COMIC SWAP! Vol. 2

Comic Readers, Graphic Novel Aficionados, Zinesters Assemble!

Summer Sing-a-long Series

Join Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Library and Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library for six nights of song this summer!Whether you prefer to sing with a crowd or step up to the mic fora solo, DCPL has your favorite movie musicals ready.Shaw Presents

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