Family Programs

Swedish Fish

Candy and Aquarium Celebration Month

Come make your own nautical creations out of candy and pick up information about the National Aquarium! Special family program highlighting two of June's national themes!
Film Reel

Monthly Movie for Children and Families

Our monthly film for children and families is happening again!  We'll be hosting a great movie for ages 2 and older.  Please join us!
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Stuffed Animal Storytime

Bring your favorite furry (stuffed) companion and join us for some fun stories! Appropriate for ages 3-5.
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Parklands-Turner Library Homework Zone

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 3:00 pm

Welcome to The Homework Zone! The Parklands-Turner Library staff cares about the education and well being of youth in our neighborhood. In support of scholastic achievement, library staff invite children ages 8 to 15 to visit the Parklands-Turner Library on Wednesdays after school for a unique study hall opportunity. Each Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., library staff will establish a calm study environment called The Homework Zone  in the children's room. 
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Zoo Day!

June is National Zoo month. Join us for a fun afternoon as we peer at all of your favorite animals; we'll read some zoo related stories and enjoy an animal related craft. We'll have a roaring good time!  For ages 6 and older. 

LGBTQ Read Aloud and Craft

Join us for this special read aloud as we celebrate all types of families! June is National Pride Month; the children's department will host an inclusive story time featuring different songs and stories. We'll have a rainbow craft afterwards and books will be available for checkout.  For ages 4 and older.

Superhero Training Camp

Discover your Superhero Identity!  From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., come to the Chevy Chase Library for Superhero Training Camp! Kids and teens can create their own superhero identity, complete with costume. You'll be saving the world in no time! Training camp includes a photo booth, so bring your super fast camera to capture the action.
Every Hero Has a Story

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Holy surprise party, Batman! The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Summer Reading Kickoff is almost here! Come out to your favorite downtown library for music, DJs, food trucks, superheroes and more!
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Pride Stories & Craft

People and families are all unique, and that's something to be proud of! Celebrate Pride month with stories about being proud of who you are, followed by a craft. Ages 5 and older. Be sure to check out other Pride events & LGBTQA resources at DC Public Library!
DCPL Summer Reading

Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

Join your Southeast Neighborhood Library to celebrate the start of Summer Reading!  10 a.m. to 12 p.m.: All ages can enjoy hero-themed crafts and activities, plus snacks and a superhero photo booth 11 a.m.: Hero story time for families with children ages 0-8.