Story Time

Leprechauns and Irish Folklore by Mary Pope Osbourne

Spring Break Storytime and Felt Fairy World Craft

Are you looking for something to do during Spring Break?  Get lost in making a fairy felt world and listening to stories about fairies and tiny people.  For ages 3-10.  
Pinkalicious Cherry Blossom by Victoria Kann

Spring Break Storytime and Bottle Cherry Blossom Craft

Are you looking for something to do during Spring Break?  Join us for a cherry blossom story and craft with pink refreshments!  For ages 3-10.  This will be held in the meeting room or outside (weather permitting).

Zoo Story Time

Come sing and enjoy a few stories in a zoo-themed story time! Afterwards children will be able to make their own paper zoos to take home. For ages 3 and up, while supplies last. 
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Saturday Morning Story Time

DC Public Library has partnered with the Junior League of Washington to offer Read Aloud time for ages 2-5 every Saturday at 10 a.m.  Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes and finger plays in front of the fireplace! 

Celebration of Women in Music

Come discover great female musicians through stories, music and crafts. Recommended for ages 5-12. 

Dr. Seuss Afternoon

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a special story time, movie, and craft! 
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Dr. Seuss Day

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America with the following programs at the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library: Dr. Seuss on Loose Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Music, stories, activities and crafts for children 7 and under. Fun with Thing 2 and 1, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Treats, games, and crafts for children 12 and under. Seuss Film Fest, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Treats and animated films based on Dr. Seuss's most popular books.  

Family Story Time

Story time fun for entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child's lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.  All programs are free and open to the public.  
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Dr. Seuss on the Loose

Come and celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday and meet "The Cat in the Hat" and possibly other characters in his vast collection of books.  This program is free and open to the public. Advance registration is recommended. For more information, please call 202-281-2585 For ages 3-6
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Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss! It’s an all-day celebration at the library. Join us at 11 a.m. for a special Dr. Seuss-themed storytime for Preschoolers ages 3-5. Afterwards, we’ll make our own Lorax moustaches, Cat in the Hat hats, and more! At 4 p.m., we’ll have a scavenger hunt for Thing 1 and Thing 2 and their friends. Festivities conclude at 6 p.m., so don’t miss your chance to pin a heart on the Grinch!