Family Programs

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.
Kubo and the Two Strings

Friday Films

Join us in the Children's Room to watch an animated movie about a young boy who must find his father's magical suit of armor in order to defeat a vengeful spirit.  For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
FREED performers

FREED: Female Re-Enactors of Distinction

Celebrate Women's History Month with FREED, a group of female re-enactors portraying freed women and men of the Civil War era who contributed to our history.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
The LEGO Book

Weekend LEGO Club

Children ages 4-12 are invited to design, create, and build structures with LEGO bricks.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Dr. Seuss

Happy Birthday to You!: A Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash

Do you think BIG thinks? Do you dream BIG dreams? Do you LOVE Dr. Seuss? We do too! So come join us on Wednesday, March 1 at 3:30 p.m. at the Northeast Neighborhood Library for an afternoon of crazy crafts, silly snacks, and goofy games! We will have music, giveaways, conduct a reader’s theater and eat some birthday cake in honor of the man who loved words, rhyming, and imagination. So come on down and celebrate! We hope to see you there!
Selma, Lord Selma

“With My Own Two Hands: Brave and Fearless Children of the Civil Rights Movement”

The Northeast Library proudly celebrates Black History Month with the theme “With My Own Two Hands: Fearless Children of the Civil Rights Movement."  On February 24 at 3:30 p.m., we will end Black History Month with a screening of the film Selma, Lord, Selma.
Pajama Storytime

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.
Paper Flowers

Springtime Paper Flowers Craft

Come celebrate Springtime and make beautiful or funky paper flowers! Appropriate for ages 3+  
Rad Ladies from History

Women's History Month Heroines

Celebrate and Learn about Influential and Creative Women! Coloring Sheets for Younger Children, Books and Activities for Older Kids! Ages 3+