Family Programs

Cardboard

Book Club: CARDBOARD

Read Cardboard, a graphic novel about a boy who must save his town from magical cardboard creatures, and then come to the Children's Room to discuss the book. For children ages 8-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Finding Dory

Friday Films: Finding Dory

Join us in the Children's Room to watch Finding Dory, an animated movie about a little fish journeying back to her mother and father. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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Winter Themed Family Storytime

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:30 am

As the weather turns nippy, it's good to look for fun activities indoors. Join us for a special winter themed storytime; we'll have a craft activity afterward which you can make and take home to keep. Books will be on hand for checkout. For all ages. All supplies will be provided.  
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STEAM Ahead Club!

Thursday, December 29, 2016, 4:30 pm

STEAM involves science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics initiatives for children and teens. Join us each month for an exciting afternoon as we perform an out of this world experiment or reach for new artistic heights. It's time for learning and potential. 
Snowflake

Snowflake Craft

Thursday, December 15, 2016, 4:30 pm

Although it may not have snowed yet, what element illustrates the season better than snowflakes? Let's learn all about snowflakes as we participate in a winter themed craft. Make your snowflake and take it home with you. For ages 5 and up. All supplies will be provided. 
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Gingerbread House Craft

Thursday, December 22, 2016, 4:30 pm

Ever dream of making your own gingerbread house? While beautiful, these fragile homes can be difficult to make. Instead, why don't you join us in a faux gingerbread house craft? It's lots less fuss and way more fun! For ages 5 and up. All supplies will be provided. 
Dove clipart

Peace Dove Craft

The New Year is almost upon us; as we reflect on this time, let's create a momento to hold our wishes for the new year. Join us as we participate in a lovely dove craft, a harbinger of peace and joy. For ages 5 and up. All supplies will be provided. 
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Winter Ornament craft

What's a festive holiday season without something to decorate your home? Join us for a fun-filled afternoon as we make a winter themed ornament for you to make and take home. For ages 5 and up. All supplies will be provided. 
Cover of The Tea Party in the Woods

Tea Party in the Woods

It's cold outside and as the daylight wanes, all the animals in the woods gather for a special tea party. Joins us today as we discuss Akiko Miyakoshi's delightful book The Tea Party in the Woods. We'll read the book and then participate in a fun tea related craft. For ages 5 and up. All supplies will be provided. 
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Jingle Bell Craft

Monday, December 12, 2016, 4:30 pm

It rings, it tinkles - it's a jingle bell craft! Join us as we make a special winter-themed bell to ring in the new year. We'll certainly celebrate this season with lots of joyous noise. For ages 5 and up. All supplies will be provided.  

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