Family Programs

The LEGO Book

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.
holiday greetings

Holiday Card Making

Join West End Library Children's Room to make holiday cards and decorate paper versions of some favorite holiday characters! Families and all ages welcome!
Elf

Pajama Movie Night: Elf

One Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa's bag of toys and is raised as an elf. Thirty years later, Buddy goes looking for his true place in the world - in New York City. Rated PG. View trailer.   Food, pillows, and blankets are welcome.  
Gingerbread Friends

Build-It Studio: Holiday Houses

Join us to make holiday houses out of graham crackers and then decorate them with tasty treats.  Space is limited. Please sign up in advance at the Children's Desk. Recommended for children 8 & up. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Playgroup

Community Playgroup

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 10:00 am

Family-led, free playgroup for children 0-3 and their caregivers. A place and a space share your snacks, toys, and neighborly spirit. This group meets in the large meeting room on the main floor.
mandala coloring page

Color Club

Children and their families are invited to join us for Color Club. We'll provide special coloring sheets and supplies. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Holiday Party

Holiday Party

Celebrate the holiday season with stories, music, crafts, and treats!  This interactive event will take place in the children's room.
playgroup

Community Playgroup

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 10:00 am

Family-led, free playgroup for children 0-3 and their caregivers. A place and a space share your snacks, toys, and neighborly spirit. This group meets in the large meeting room on the main floor.
bookcover of Look and be Grateful By Tomie DePaola

Giving Thanks

Get ready for Thanksgiving and start a Gratitude Journal. As the holiday season approaches, it is a lovely time to reflect upon our blessings and share them with others.  A simple "Thank You" goes a long way. There will be a read-aloud of Thanksgiving stories and a snack. All ages welcome.    
A snowflake to read by.

Winter Scavenger Hunt

Children can enjoy a winter scavenger hunt inside the library, searching for books that have a snowflake on their cover or a book about a holiday in December. For all ages! 

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