Kids

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End of Summer Reading and Back to School Craft Party

Come spend time at the West End Library to celebrate the end of summer and the start of the school year! Grab a fun book to read for when you are not doing school work, create some scribble art, learn how to use a DC One Card to check out library books, and redeem any unclaimed summer reading prizes. All Ages

A Presidential Birthday Party

Children ages 5 and up and their families are invited to join us for a party as we celebrate the President's birthday. Come learn about when presidents from the past celebrated their birthdays, play old fashioned party games, make birthday cards to send to President Obama at the White House, play Pin the Tail on Bo, and enjoy cake and snacks.  
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Let's Color! Vamos a Colorear!

Why not let your child start learning a new language early? Right after story time, we will be having a short coloring session with coloring pages that bring words in English and Spanish! A new fun way to learn a new language! Join the West End Library Staff and our wonderful volunteer, Rosy, for a great summer activity!
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Let's Color! Vamos a Colorear!

Why not let your child start learning a new language early? Right after story time, we will be having a short coloring session with coloring pages that bring words in English and Spanish! A new fun way to learn a new language! Join the West End Library Staff and our wonderful volunteer, Rosy, for a great summer activity!  
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Kids Club: Poképalooza!

Calling all Pokémon fans - and those of you who aren't familiar with Pokémon too! We're having a Poképalooza in the Children's room!  Come on down on July 14 at 2 p.m. for a Kid's Club celebrating our favorite digital friends.     Bring your Nintendo DS to the library if you have one and battle each other! Color Pokémon coloring pages! Look through DC Public Library's collection of Pokémon books, including Easy Readers, Chapter Books, and Pokédexes!
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Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive! provides fun and exciting live animal shows of the highest quality. Their friendly and professional wildlife presenters have years of experience entertaining audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.   This program is open to attendees ages 5 and up (and their accompanying adults).
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Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Uncle Bobby’s Wedding'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, September 26 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Uncle Bobby’s Wedding by Sarah S. Brannen is the featured piece.
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Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, September 19  at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.
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The Great Zucchini!

The Great Zucchini is back! Known as one of the most popular children's performers in the region, The Great Zucchini brings his wacky and zany antics to our Great Hall. Don't miss it! 
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Kids Club: Reader's Theatre

Bring stories to life through Reader’s Theatre, where we read aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Today, in the Children's Department, we read Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin.

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