Story Time

Family Feature Films

Families will be able to enjoy a special age-appropriate movie each Friday in July!Each movie will reflect the summer reading theme of "Fizz, Boom, Read" and involve some aspect of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math).

French Preschool Story Time

Come join us a for a special bilingual story time in French and English!Ages 2-5.

Baby Laptime

A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants, for children ages 0-12 months. Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

Pre K Story Time

Fizz, Boom Read!  Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead with story time for our younger readers. This summer read aloud program is designed for children birth to age five and their parent or caregiver.  The emphasis will be on stories with a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Design and Math, theme.   Craft, activity or experiment to follow stories.  It is never too early to foster a love of reading and the sciences in your child.

Outdoor Story Time

Enjoy stories, songs, and fun in the sun at CityCenterDC. Located at 9th and H Street NW, CityCenter's Plaza can be accessed via H or I Street NW, in between 9th and 10th Street NW. Our preschool story time is geared towards children ages 3-5 and will help them develop early literacy skills and enjoy the outdoors at the same time! Weather permitting.  Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 with any questions.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Story time for babies and toddlers age birth to 3 years old.

Family Pajama Story Time

Dinner? Check. Bath time? Check. Put on your pajamas, bathrobes, and slippers and come to Palisades to unwind for the night.Families are welcome to enjoy bedtime stories and soothing songs at the library on the second Thursdays of the summer months.Pajamas are encouraged; don't forget your teddy bears!

Summer Reading Kickoff!

Join us for crafts (planting marigolds!), stories, and snacks to celebrate the beginning of summer!

French Preschool Story Time

Come join us a for a special bilingual story time in French and English!Ages 2-5.

Hora de Cuentos/Spanish Story Time

Join us for books, songs, and rhymes in Spanish! Cuentos, canciones, rimas, y más para niños de 2-5 años. ¡Les esperamos!Ages 2-5