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Back to School Acorn Craft

Join us for acorn crafting.  You bring the acorns, we'll provide fun!  Ages 6-12 are welcome. 
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Halloween Storytime

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 10:30 am

What was that sound! Was it coming from the library? Why yes, it's our terrifyingly fun Halloween themed family storytime.  Dress up in your favorite costume and listen to some spooktacular stories. We'll have a simple craft afterwards that you can take home. No tricks but plenty of treats! For all ages. 
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Halloween Costume Karaoke and Craft

Monday, October 31, 2016, 4:30 pm

No need to scream or growl if your looking for something fun to do on Halloween! Join us for some ghastly themed music as we sway to a terrifying beat. Join us in the children's room for some karaoke and a simple craft. You can dress in your favorite costume or come as you are. For ages 6 and up. 
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S.T.E.A.M. Team in a Mad Scientist's Lab!

Monday, October 31, 2016, 4:00 pm

Join us for a special S.T.E.A.M. Team on Halloween. A mad scientist is looking for a new apprentice. Those who are brave enough to attend will explore the lab and help with spooky science experiments. We'll make slime, glow-in-the-dark paint, and more! All supplies are provided. Just bring yourself...if you dare! This event is for ages 6 & up. For children under 9, caretakers must stay in the building.
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Trick or Treat!

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:00 pm

Kids, Get a head start on Trick-or-Treating at the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library, Thursday, October 27 at 6:00 p.m. Come and learn about the history of Trick-or-Treat while making your very own kitty-cat or jack-o-lantern bag! After you make your bag, library staff will fill it with candy and you can take it home, along with your new few fun facts about Halloween! This event is for children ages 2 to 12. Parents, please feel free to join in the fun! 
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Special Halloween Spooky Storytime Costume Contest

Friday, October 28, 2016, 10:00 am

Join us for an extra spook-tacular program at the West End Library! There will be a slightly scary storytime and a Costume Contest with prizes! Appropriate for ages 0-5.
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Monthly Movie for Children and Families

Our monthly film is happening again for children and families!   We'll be hosting a great movie for ages 6 and older. This month's film is "Hocus Pocus" Please join us!
Caregivers and Parents

Afternoon Caregiver Conversation

Join other parents and childcare givers for a discussion about a childcare related article available for pickup at the West End Children's Desk throughout October. Adults are the focus, but children are also welcome.
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Drive In Theatre

Children ages 3-6 are invited to join us in the Children's Room to build a box car and watch a short movie.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Martha Stewart's Crafts for Kids

Create Club

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 4:30 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for arts & crafts activities.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.