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Weekend Wii Club

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to play Wii games.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Dr. Seuss Birthday

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 4:00 pm

We will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’s Birthday! Come watch the original animated Cat in The Hat,* while wearing your very own Cat in the Hat hat.**   *The video runs 25 minutes **While supplies last    
Mary Quattlebaum

Wild About Reading: Family Story Time Featuring Mary Quattlebaum

Saturday, February 25, 2017, 10:30 am

Join us for a special Family Story Time featuring children's author Mary Quattlebaum (Pirate vs.
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Valentine's Day Cards!

Come to Parklands-Turner on Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 5 - 6 p.m. and make Valentine's Day cards for your family, friends, or the one you love! Parklands-Turner will provide all of the materials for card making and our friendly library staff will show you how to make your cards!  This event is for children up to age 12. 
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Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library Big Book Sale

Join the Mt. Pleasant Library Friends on Feb. 18 and 19 for their first book sale of 2017. They will be accepting donated books throughout the weekend! This big book sale will be in the Large Meeting Room on the first floor on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.. All ages
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Saturday Book Sales

Saturday, February 25, 2017, 11:00 am

Come by the library every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for weekly Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library book sales. The Friends room is up on the 2nd floor across from the entrance to the Children's Room.   All ages
The Year of the Rooster

Celebrate The Year of The Rooster at The Northeast Library!

Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! Happy Chinese New Year!  On Monday, February 6 at 4:30 p.m., ring in the Year of the Rooster, one of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, with an arts and craft activity.  This activity is for children ages 5 and over.On Wednesday, February 8 at 10 a.m., we will have a special Year of the Rooster Music and Movement story time, for children ages 2-5.    Now that’s something to really crow about!
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February Film Series: Akeelah and the Bee

Come see Akeelah and the Bee as part of our February celebration of Black History Month. This program is recommended for ages 4-12.
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Harry Potter Science Class

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 4:00 pm

Come do some magic-themed science activities right before Lego building time. This program is recommended for ages 5 and up. 
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Graphic Novel Book Club

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us as the Graphic Novel Book Club talks about Jedi Academy: A New Class by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. We'll have a snack and do a craft related to the theme of the book after we talk about it. Talk to the librarian at the children's desk to check out a copy of the book. This program is recommended for ages 7 and up.