Story Time

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Story Time: Jerry Pinkney

In honor of Black History Month, the Parklands-Turner library will host a special story time and information display featuring books written and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. Jerry Pinkney is an African American author and illustrator who has been the recipient of five Caldecott Honor Medals, five Coretta Scott King awards, and four Coretta Scott King Honor awards. The Parklands-Turner library staff is excited to share these wonderful works at Children's story time on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 10 a.m. 
Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving Storytime

It's that time of the year again - the time to be thankful for all of our blessings! Join the Parklands-Turner library staff on Tuesday, November 22 at 10 a.m. as we read stories about Thanksgiving. 
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Celebrate Spain!

Join us for a special Pre-School Story Time highlighting the Kids Euro Festival!  Sing, Talk, and Read in English and Spanish as we celebrate Spain. 

Scary Storytime

It was a dark and STORY night… Let a tale take you on an adventure… It may be charming, it may be alarming— but it’ll definitely be fun! Join us for an evening of family story sharing.  
Halloween by Laura Marsh

Halloween Story Time

Ready for some scary stories? Come join in with our Halloween-themed story time that includes creepy songs and stories! 
Halloween by Laura Marsh

Halloween Party

Join us in the Children's Room for a Halloween celebration including a storytime, craft, and activities. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Duck for President by Doreen Cronin

Mock Election

Learn about how elections work and vote for the fictional character you think would be the best president.  This program is recommended for children ages four and up.

Halloween Story Time!

Join us at the Woodridge Library on Friday, October 29 at 3:30 p.m. for a Halloween Story Time for the whole family! We will read slightly spooky stories and dance some spooky dances! There will be a Halloween craft at the end! 
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Family Story Time!

Saturday, April 15, 2017, 10:30 am

Bring your family to the Woodridge Library on the third Saturday of each month for a Family Story Time! We will read, sing, and dance with our family and friends! Crafts/ activity will be provided at the end! 
French Storytime

French Story Time at Chevy Chase Library

This program has temporarily moved to the Chevy Chase Library from the Cleveland Park Library. French Story Time is for children of all ages. This program includes songs, music and motion and is very interactive. Children have the opportunity to learn French songs, practice their French, and connect words with motion, as well as enjoy stories. Come and join us at the Chevy Chase Library every Thursday at 4 p.m.