Marin Luther King

Help Us Celebrate Dr. King

For the week leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, come to the Children's Room at any time to color pictures of Dr. King and write about how he has inspired you. Works that are created during the week will be added to the bulletin board along the wall outside the Children's Room to celebrate Dr. King.
A flyer describing a language learning resource fair to be held at the Francis A. Gregory Library

D.C.'s Bilingual Education Fair at the Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Branch

Come learn from teachers, exhibitors, and fellow parents why, how and where to foster bilingualism in your kids. Enjoy four story times in Spanish, French, Mandarin and Hebrew during D.C.'s first Bilingual Education Fair! All are invited to participate.  For more information, visit the DC Language Immersion Project (DC Immersion) website.   
Max Crumbly, Locker Hero

Kids' Club - Max Crumbly

January's Kids' Club theme is Funny Stuff.  On January 21, we will read the latest from Renee Russell: The Misadventures of Max Crumbly, Locker Hero.  
How to Eat Fried Worms

Kids' Club - How To Eat Fried Worms

January's Kids' Club theme is Funny Stuff.  On January 7, we will read the scandalous classic How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell.   Kids' Club is our book club for readers ages 5-12. We meet every other Saturday from 2 - 3 p.m. Your child does not have to read the book ahead of time to participate.  We will read a selection as a group then play a game or make a project.  Children will be introduced to new titles so they can pick a perfect book to read at home.  
My Heart is Like a Zoo

Valentine's Day Story and Craft

Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 4:00 pm

Celebrate Valentine's Day in the Children's Room with a story and craft. Listen to a reading of My Heart is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall, and count how many hearts you can find. Next, get crafty and discover all the things you can create with this one simple shape. 
Image of the words "Black History Month"

Black History Month Storytime

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 11:00 am

In honor of Black History Month, join us for a special story time with books and songs to learn about African-American history and celebrate the skin you're in. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
Cover of the book Corduroy, by Don Freeman

Book Share: Corduroy

Sunday, February 12, 2017, 2:00 pm

Corduroy lives in the store.  With a missing button, will he ever find his way into a home? Enjoy stories about this bear and the girl who loves him, then make your own Corduroy to take home! For children ages 3 and up and their caregivers.
Dee Dee

DiDi Wilson presents Remembering the Dream: a celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

DiDi Wilson is proud to present a special interactive program of song, poetry, spoken word and discussion to celebrate the message of inspiration that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. brought to our nation and world. On the occasion of his birth date this celebration will weave together Dr.
picture of someone writing

Own Your Story: Learn to write from your life

Friday, February 24, 2017, 4:00 pm

Woodridge Library is partnering with 826DC to offer 5 exciting writing classes! We will learn and use best practices, tips, and tricks to stimulate our writing from real life experiences! For ages 8-13!  This group will meet on the 4th Friday of each month (February to June) from 4-5 pm.  At our last meeting, tweens can share their stories with each other, invited guests, and snacks!   
Play, Learn, and Grow Clip Art

My Feelings: Art & Movement Workshop

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 2:00 pm

DCRCC offers a child-led exploration of emotion, empathy, and mindfulness. Participants will explore ways to express their feelings and communicate their needs. Activities include role playing, art projects, call &response, and games.