Deanwood
Neighborhood Library

The words Build It spelled out in lego letters

Build It!

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10:00 am

Design, construct, build, and play at Build It!  Put your STEAM skills and imagination to work and create one of a kind structures and projects with colorful building blocks, magnetic tiles, recycled objects, every day craft materials and more!    
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Family Films

Sunday, June 25, 2017, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a feature family film and books every Sunday at Deanwood Library! Recommended for children and families.  
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Play + Learn

Monday, June 26, 2017, 1:30 pm

Join us for interactive play that incorporates early literacy development skills and beginner STEAM concepts.    Child + parent/guardian will bounce along to songs teaching colors, numbers, the alphabet and more in addition to playing, building, and exploring these concepts through hands on activities, toys, and games.   Play, take turns, make new friends and enjoy this playing + learning time together.   Recommended for babies and toddlers along with a parent or guardian

Murals, Music & Makers

Monday, June 26, 2017, 4:00 pm

Words Beats & Life encourages creativity and fosters production techniques utilizing the cultural heritage of Washington, D.C. Teens will create murals with multi-color stencils on parachute cloth, wheat paste their creations on temporary walls throughout the city, plus learn about digital music production with DJ mash-up instruction, all while utilizing inspiration from the likes of Langston Hughes, Marvin Gaye, Bad Brains, Wale and other artistic DC legends.     
Chess pieces on a chess board

Learn Chess

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 6:00 pm

It's your move!  Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players.   Recommended for families and all ages. 
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 7:00 pm

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.  
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30-40 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. 
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 10:30 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  
Coloring page with colored pencils

Family Crafts

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 1:30 pm

Coloring can be an incredibly cathartic activity; it's a simple, stress-free way to connect with one's creativity and relieve daily anxiety. Join us every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and discover why this trend has taken off.  Coloring pages and materials will be provided. Recommended for all ages.
stack of board games

Fun + Games

Friday, June 23, 2017, 2:00 pm

We have the games, just bring your skills and a friend (or make a new one here!).  Board games, computer games, team based games and more! Recommended for ages 5-12

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