Family Programs

Halloween by Laura Marsh

Halloween Party

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 3:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room for a Halloween celebration including a storytime, craft, and activities. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.

Halloween Party

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 4:00 pm

Join us at the library to celebrate Halloween with games, crafts, face painting, stories and refreshments. At the end, we'll show a Halloween themed movie. This program is recommended for all ages.
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Scary Storytime at Safeway

Join the DC Public Library at the Petworth Safeway for Halloween-themed books, songs and a morning of fun activities designed to help develop your child’s reading skills. Children of all ages are encouraged to arrive in their spookiest costumes. Enjoy cupcakes and see which crafty kid can decorate the scariest pumpkin..Storytime at the Georgia Ave./Petworth Safeway 3830 Georgia Ave. NW Washington, DC 20011
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Game On! The International Games Day Edition

Saturday, November 19, 2016, 1:00 pm

For this month's Game On!
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Game On!

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 1:00 pm

All ages are welcome to come and play a bevy of fun board games and video games.Games to Play Ticket to Ride Connect Four Clue Jenga Apple to Apples Uno Chutes and Ladders Qwirkle Hoot Owl Hoot!

Pumpkin Carving

Join us for an afternoon of pumpkin carving at Chevy Chase DC Library! Pumpkins will be provided first come, first serve. All Ages.
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Kid's Chess Club at Chevy Chase Library

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 5:00 pm

This program has temporarily moved to Chevy Chase Library from Cleveland Park Library. 
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Monday, October 31, 2016, 4:00 pm

Join us for spooky stories, treats, activities, and a costume parade from 4 - 6 p.m. on Halloween.  Ages 0-12 welcome. 
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International PEN PAL

Monday, November 21, 2016, 3:30 pm

International PEN PAL at the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library  allows children, ages 6-12 the opportunity to write, color and share their experiences while, receiving the experiences of others from an elementary school in an international community.   Join us in the Children's Room on the second floor. Please contact Christopher A. Stewart at  202-243-1185 with any questions.
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Blues Alley Jazz Society Presents a Holiday Performance by the Blues Alley Youth Orchestra

Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10:00 am

Celebrate the holiday season with a very special performance from the Blues Alley Youth Orchestra. In addition to the performance, there will be an instrument petting zoo for everyone who wants to get an up close look at the instruments played by the talented orchestra members. Presented by the Blues Alley Jazz Society.