Kids

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Preschool Story Time

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Retro Jumpers: Double Dutch Team

Jumping rope is a great way to burn calories, tone muscles, and improve your cardiovascular endurance. Come learn how to Double Dutch jump and get your exercise done for the day in a fun way. Ages 6 and up. Participants will have to sign a waiver to participate.
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GIVE: Free Tutoring Programs

GIVE is a completely free tutoring program for elementary school students.  Participants will be matched up with a high school tutor.  A fun way to stay ahead in school!  We meet Saturdays from 2 pm to 4 pm.
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National Grandparent's Day Craft

September 11 is National Grandparent's Day. Join us for a special read-along as we provide themed books to enjoy or checkout. Then stay as we make a card to celebrate our loved ones. You can take it home or mail it so that they know how important they are to you. For ages 5 and up. 
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STEAM Ahead Club!

If you enjoyed our Maker month programming this past July, then this new club is just for you. STEAM involves science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics initiatives for children and teens. Join us each month for an exciting afternoon as we perform an out of this world experiment or reach for new artistic heights. It's time for learning and potential. For ages 6 and up; however, harder activities will require the assistance of a caretaker or parent. 
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STEAM Ahead Club: Mad Scientist Challenge

In honor of Halloween, it's time to don your science googles. It's a mad, mad science related adventure as we try to make slime. It should be spectacularly gross but fun!
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Monster Games

It's the Petworth Children's Room annual monster games. Beloved by monsters and children alike, join us for some silly fun. Small prizes may be on hand but only for those who are brave enough to face these trials!  For ages 6 and up. 
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Haunted House Craft

Who needs to go to a haunted house when you can make your own? Join us for a spooktacular afternoon as we make a miniature house that can be decorated for Halloween. Halloween related books will be available to read or for check out. It's ghastly, it's ghoulish - it's just plain fun! For ages 6 and up. All materials will be provided. 

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