Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Stories, songs and so much more. For children ages 2-4 and their caregivers.

Family S.T.E.A.M. Story Time

Adults with children ages 8 and younger come together at Rosedale Library on Saturday, August 9th to enjoy special Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme Family Story Time with 

Children's Programming Break: August 18 - September 4

It's intermission time! Pardon us as we take a break from our regularly scheduled programming for vacation and planning/preparatory time for our Fall schedule.Our programming will resume on Friday, September 5 with a special story time to honor Grandparents' Day at 4 p.m.

Quality Time With "Grand-Friends": Honoring Grandparents' Day!

In 1978, President Jimmy Carter proclaimed National Grandparents' Day would be celebrated annually, the first Sunday after Labor Day, thanks to the advocacy efforts of Ms. Marian McQuade.  A West Virginia home-maker, Ms.

Library Card Sign Up Month Celebration

September is National Library Card Sign Up Month! Celebrate by getting a card or bringing a family member or friend to get a card of their own!Today we'll be encouraging families to bring their children in to get library cards. Each child or family who signs up for a card will get a free children's book while supplies last.

Back to School Family Story Time

Are you ready to head back to the classroom?  Or maybe you are preparing for your first day of school!  Join us as we read back-to-school stories and sing songs to celebrate how fun it is to go back to school!  If you have any questions, please contact the Children's Room at 202-671-3125.

Back to School Night

Are you ready to head back to the classroom?  Or maybe you are preparing for your first day of school!  Join us for this evening story time where we will read books and sing songs in preparation for heading into the classroom.  Join us after the stories for a special craft where we will create our very own pencil cases!  

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!

Preschool Storytime

Each weekly program will include songs, fingerplays, action rhymes and picture books. Occasionally, we also hope to have instruments, flannel board stories and puppets.  Groups are welcome. Ages 0-2.5.

Dog Days of Summer

Dog stories, songs, craft, and more.  For ages 3 and up.