Family Programs

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Teddy Bear Jamboree

Come on sleepyheads! Before winter sets in and animals start to hibernate, let's have a teddy bear jamboree. We'll read some bear related books as well have material on hand for check out. Best of all, join us for a fun teddy bear themed craft that you can take home. For ages 6 and up. 
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Doggie Storytime

Join us for a doggie-themed story time.  We’ll read some stories and have books on display for you to check out and take home. 
Christiana Drapkin, Jazz Vocalist

Bop Goes the Weasel

Christiana Drapkin and her jazz group, Bop Goes the Weasel, introduce young audiences to the fun of live jazz performance. You will want to sing along, clap to the rhythm, snap your fingers and get up and dance! For ages 3-10.  
Marsha

Marsha's Musikgarten

Join us for a musical performance by singer/songwriter Marsha Goodman-Wood, who will be playing original family-friendly “kindie” music - indie rock-infused songs for kids! It’s sure to be a blast!  
Cantare

Cantaré: Latin American Music

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Cantaré: Latin American Music! Drawing from the musical heritage of the Caribbean, Central and South America, Cantaré introduces audiences to the beautiful songs and rhythms of Latin America in an exciting interactive performance.  
Chris and Jenna

Chris and Jenna's Music

Join us in the Great Hall for a special musical performance by Chris and Jenna! Children will be laughing, dancing, and singing along with this fun duo. Best suited for ages 3-8 and their caregivers.  
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UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week Pajama Storytime

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
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Pajama Story Time

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Disco Ball by John Vance

Pop of the Tots

Dance party for babies and toddlers up to age 3.  Experience popular music, motion, dance, and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. We will not meet October 25.
Disco Ball by John Vance

Pop of the Tots

Dance party for babies and toddlers up to age 3.  Experience popular music, motion, dance, and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. We will not meet October 25.

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