Reptiles Alive! provides fun and exciting live animal shows of the highest quality. Their friendly and professional wildlife presenters have years of experience entertaining audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.
This program is open to attendees ages 5 and up (and their accompanying adults).
Make Art with Lasers!
Billy Friebele and Michael Iacovone, DCPL Makers-In-Residence, will discuss their upcoming exhibition at the Flashpoint Gallery which was created using the tools and equipment from the Fab Lab at the Martin Luther King Jr. Library.
Visit DCPL's UNI (our mobile library bookshelf) at this year's Words, Beats & Life "Phife Is Living" Park Jam. In addition to great local music, vendors and activities (like graffiti, skate demos and bike repairs), your neighborhood librarians will be available to check out books, sign you up for a library card, and give you the dish on Summer Reading.
It's a block party of epic proportions! Join us for an afternoon celebrating your Summer Reading achievements! We'll have games, snacks, prizes, music, and more as we close out the summer!
Open to all ages! From 1 - 4 p.m. in front of the library on 7th Street NE.
Curious about Japan? Come learn about it! Japan-in-a-Suitcase provides hands-on activities as well as items from Japanese elementary schools including traditional clothing and games.
For kids ages 6-12.
Join us for a special story time with Bob Carpenter, MASN TV play-by-play broadcaster for the Washington Nationals baseball team. Story time will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience.