Family Programs

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Yoga for Crime Victims' Rights Week

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:00 pm

Join the Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) for a free 1-hour yoga class led by trauma-informed instructors at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library! NVRDC is hosting this class in honor of 2017 National Crime Victims' Rights Week. The class is open to the public.

Family Game Night

O'Dell's Book Club is inviting you to attend a fun-filled game night. Join us for board games, card games, and chess. There will be light refreshments for gamers. This program is free for all ages.
Family Game Night

Family Game Night

Hey YOU! Are you bored? Would you like to learn something new? Do you like playing games? If you do!!! Come out to our family game night, where you will have a chance to play against others just like you in family board games and card games. Most importantly bring a family member or a friend “may the odds forever be in your favor” in GAME NIGHT!  
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:30 am

Experience the culture of the Pacific Islands through music and dance. See traditional dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa performed with authentic costumes and learn some Polynesian dances. All Ages.  
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Overdrive, Freegal, & Zinio Drop-in Clinics

Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device.
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Teen Tech Week: Overdrive, Freegal, & Zinio Drop-In Clinic

Teen Tech Week is March 5 - 11, 2017! Join us in the Teen Space for a Special Event for Teens and their families to discover the wonderful resources available online with your DC Public Library Card.
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Saturday Wii Club

Join us in the Children's Room to play Wii games. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Baby Signs

Baby Sign Language Class

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:30 am

Parents and babies are invited to a special class hosted by an instructor from Gallaudet University. Babies as young as four months can learn to communicate in signs.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Into the Woods

Friday Films: Into the Woods

Friday, March 31, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join us for a film adaptation of the musical, about a baker and his wife who have been cursed by a witch. Includes fairy-tale elements from "Cinderella", "Little Red Riding Hood", "Jack and the Beanstalk", and "Rapunzel". For children ages 8-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   

Read Across America

Anacostia Library in partnership with DC Fire and EMS present Read Across America!  In celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday, local firefighters will join us to lead a special story time for children.