Kids

A fabric pattern of cartoon rockets and robots in shades of blue and green

Maker Month: Rockets and Robots

Explore motion and movement with rockets and robots in both the Children's and Teen Spaces. Have you thought much about robots before?  Consider the following: What makes a robot a robot? Does a robot need circuits?
Curious George

Kid's Club: Curious George Party

Come celebrate all things Curious George with us in the Children’s Room. Never read a Curious George book before? Here’s your chance! A librarian will read Curious George stories, and then you can embark on a variety of fun activities. Make Curious George masks and finger puppets, take home stickers and magnets, get a temporary tattoo, color Curious George bookmarks and coloring pages, and more! 
Photo of Story Time with Washington Nationals

Story Time with Washington Nationals Broadcaster Bob Carpenter

Join us for a special story time with Bob Carpenter, MASN TV play-by-play broadcaster for the Washington Nationals baseball team. Story time will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience. Family Program
Photo of Story Time with Washington Nationals

Story Time with a Washington Nationals Player

Join us for a special story time with Washington Nationals pitcher Shawn Kelley. Story time will be followed by a Q&A session between the player and the audience. ​Family Program
Photo of Story Time with Washington Nationals

Story Time with a Washington Nationals Player

Join us for a special story time with Washington Nationals starting pitcher Tanner Roark. Story time will be followed by a Q&A session between the player and the audience. ​Family Program
Tree Wise Summer Youth Program

Tree Wise Summer Youth Program

Join us on Tuesday, July 26th at 10:00 a.m. to learn about the care and nuturing of trees. Casey's Tree's has a a summer youth program for students ages 6-10 called TreeWise. The program gives children an opportunity to learn about trees through hands on activities.such as: scavenger hunts, leaf and bark rubbings tree identification, measurement and watering exercises and more.
Sing, Talk & Read Festival

Sing, Talk & Read Family Festival

Bring the kids for a fun, educational day. Learn how singing, talking and reading with your baby now can help your child later in school.   Fun Workshops Activities for Kids Live Entertainment Refreshments Free Books and Door Prizes Special Appearances from Radio One DJs  For birth to age 8.    
Make Music DC logo

Make Music Day at the Library

Enjoy live music in front of the library from 1 - 8 p.m. in celebration of Make Music Day. Lineup of artists include: Arthur Diggs and Joe Miller Cristian and Yana Trifilio Tango Trio Ukulele Teach 'n Play (family program with with Middle C) Bryan McEntire
makerbot 3d printer

Maker's Social Club: Mermaid Day!

New month, new theme: Join us for another edition of Maker's Social Club. We will be celebrating Mermaid Day!  We will be be creating all things mermaid using the design software Tinkercad and our 3-D printers.  There are limited spaces, so register online at bit.ly/labsclasses. For children 6 and older, teens and adults. Children ages 6- 12 must be accompanied by a legal guardian at all times. 
Caribbean American Story Time butterfly picture

Caribbean American Heritage Month Story Time

Come to our Caribbean American story time on Monday, June 27, at 10 am! There will be stories about Caribbean culture and Caribbean American culture, singing songs, and each child will make a tropical blue Morpho Butterfly that he or she will be able to take home!   

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