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Presented by the Japan-America Society of Washington, DC, Japan-in-a-Suitcase is a fun, interactive way for kids ages 6-12 to learn about contemporary Japan through hands-on activities, demonstrations, games, and artifacts.
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Kids Club: Poképalooza!

Calling all Pokémon fans - and those of you who aren't familiar with Pokémon too! We're having a Poképalooza in the Children's room!  Come on down on July 14 at 2 p.m. for a Kid's Club celebrating our favorite digital friends.     Bring your Nintendo DS to the library if you have one and battle each other! Color Pokémon coloring pages! Look through DC Public Library's collection of Pokémon books, including Easy Readers, Chapter Books, and Pokédexes!
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Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive! provides fun and exciting live animal shows of the highest quality. Their friendly and professional wildlife presenters have years of experience entertaining audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.   This program is open to attendees ages 5 and up (and their accompanying adults).
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Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Uncle Bobby’s Wedding'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, September 26 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Uncle Bobby’s Wedding by Sarah S. Brannen is the featured piece.
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Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, September 19  at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

The Great Zucchini!

The Great Zucchini is back! Known as one of the most popular children's performers in the region, The Great Zucchini brings his wacky and zany antics to our Great Hall. Don't miss it! 
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Kids Club: Reader's Theatre

Bring stories to life through Reader’s Theatre, where we read aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Today, in the Children's Department, we read Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin.
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Kids Club: Maze Craze!

Come on out to Kids Club and join us in the Children's Department as we go on a Maze Craze!!
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Family Retro Game Afternoon

Come one, come all - it's a retro themed day in the children's room. Join us for a relaxing afternoon as we enjoy a variety of board and card games. Who needs video games when we can enjoy each other's company and participate in some fun? For children ages 6 and up. 
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Summer Reading Finale

Say it isn’t so! It's almost the end of summer as well as our summer reading program, which concludes on Aug. 26.  We will wrap up this wonderful season of reading with games and other fun activities on the front lawn. Don’t forgot to stop by and pick up your summer reading prize if you have not done so already. For children of all ages as well as their parents and/or caregivers