Family Programs

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Halloween Costume Karaoke and Craft

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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Special Halloween Spooky Storytime Costume Contest

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.
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.
Cars Toons Mater's Tall Tales

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

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. 
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Wii Club

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

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to play Wii games.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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Maru Montero Mexican Folk Dance Performance for Kids

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a special performance by DC's premier Latin dance company. With roots in traditional Mexican folk dance, Maru Montero is dedicated to promoting the joy and beauty of Latin culture in the United States. For kids of all ages and their caregivers. This performance will take place in the lower level meeting room.

STAR Workshop/Pajama Storytime

Missed the STAR Festival at Martin Luther King? Want to know more about STAR and the resources available through the library? Come to a very special Pajama Story Time at Deanwood Library! In addition to our regular story time, Miss Kate will explain what STAR is, how you can use it to help your child develop their pre-literacy skills, and practice using books and other media to interact with your child.
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He Said/She Said: An Election Musical

He Said/She Said: an Election Musical tells the story of Cy Bergin, an 8th Grader who wants to be Class President. She has all the ideas, but doesn’t have the confidence to speak out in front of her fellow students. She convinces the popular jock, Chris Maxwell, to

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