Kids

paper plate umbrella

Paper Plate Umbrella Craft

Friday, April 28, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us at West End Library to make your own umbrella, think about Earth Day, and keep out of reach from April Showers! Appropriate for ages 3+
Secret Life of Pets

Monthly Family Film

Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 3:30 pm

Our monthly film is happening again for children and families!   We'll be hosting a great movie for ages 4 and older. This month's film is "The Secret Life of Pets". Find out what happens in this hilarious comedy as we see Max, a terrier, have his favorite-pet status turned upside-down when his owner takes in a stray named Duke.
Music Hour

Music and Social Hour

Friday, April 7, 2017, 10:00 am

Come meet other local parents and caregivers. Listen to music and share tips or chat about interests! Appropriate for adults accompanied by children of infant age and older!
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Storytime

Sunday, April 9, 2017, 4:00 pm

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
Lady and the Tramp

Pajama Movie Night: Lady and the Tramp

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:00 pm

She's from the leash and license set... he's footloose and collar free. Put on your PJs and come watch the thrilling adventures of Lady, a lovingly pampered cocker spaniel, and Tramp, a freewheeling mutt with a heart of gold. Food, pillows, and blankets are welcome.    
April Fool!: Watch Out at School

April Fools' Day Celebration

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join us for tricks, pranks, and fun to celebrate April Fools' Day. For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
The LEGO Book

Weekend LEGO Club

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 3:00 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to design, create, and build structures with LEGO bricks.  For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   
Creeps: Night of the Frankenfrogs

Book Club: Creeps: Night of the Frankenfrogs

Monday, April 10, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to read Creeps: Night of the Frankenfrogs, a graphic novel about a group of friends investigating the mysterious disappearance of some of their middle-school classmates. Then join us in the Children's Room to discuss the book. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Wii controllers

Weekend Wii Club

Saturday, April 15, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room to play Wii games. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Fire Trucks by Joanne Mattern

Fire Engine Truck Touch

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 2:00 pm

Come meet firefighters from the DC Fire Department at the Shaw Library! Children will learn about fire safety and have the opportunity to check out a real fire truck up close.

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