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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Children Building Clip Art

Little Builders

West End Library

10 a.m.
Build, construct, and explore with blocks, DUPLOS, and LEGOs  
Legos

LEGO fun!

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Build, explore and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 2-12 years old and their caregivers.  

Monday, March 25, 2019

Kandinsky Squares with Concentric Circles

Kids Exploration Lab: Equinox Explosion

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Dive into STEAM based activities designed to build cultural awareness, critical thinking skills and promote collaboration through creative play. Recommended for ages 5-8. Celebrate Spring with a sensory splash! Monday, March 4: Experiment with the sorcery of scent Monday, March 11: Create a volcanic color eruption Monday, March 18: Produce a Purim parade Monday, March 25: Engineer a roller coaster thrill ride 
Reader's Theatre Stage

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4:30 p.m.
Listen to a puppet story and then be the star of the show as we literally act out the story!  Ages 4 and up.
structure made of building discs

Kids' Club: STEM Time

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to participate in a STEM (science, engineering, technology and math) activity each Monday afternoon. Come experiment, build, create, solve puzzles and more.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Not a Box

"Not a Box" Play Party

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Children 5 and under and their caregivers are invited to join us downstairs every Tuesday afternoon to unleash their imaginations and create their own "cardboard kingdoms" using a wide variety of simple supplies.     

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Woodridge Maker Club image

Woodridge Maker Club

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Maker Club at Woodridge is back! Join us on the last Wednesday of every month for a crafty new maker project. We'll be trying a wide range of projects from 3D printing to painting to making our own simple circuits. Many of these will be things you can take home, and some will even be things you can eat. All projects are open to kids aged 5 and up, but please make sure you have an adult with you. Here's a list of upcoming projects: January: Dry Ice Experimentation February: Soft Circuits March: Seed Starters April: Solar Ovens
Lego construction crew

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination. Recommended for ages 4-12.
Roses XI

Printmaking Workshop

Cleveland Park Library

6:30 p.m.
Three local artists will demonstrate printmaking techniques and teach participants how to create their own prints. Try your hand at making screen prints, relief prints and monoprints! Space is limited, register for this event here
Roses XI

OFFSITE EVENT: Printmaking Workshop at Cleveland Park

Washingtoniana

6:30 p.m.
Three local artists will demonstrate printmaking techniques and teach participants how to create their own prints. Try your hand at making screen prints, relief prints and monoprints! Space is limited, register for this event here

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Little Builders

Little Builders

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Join us for a building free-play program, geared toward our youngest library guests. Children can explore, build and construct using a variety of materials including wood blocks and DUPLOs.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)

Little STEM Explorers

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Introduce your toddler to basic STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) concepts! This interactive experience is the perfect combination of picture books and hands-on experiments for children ages 2 and up. This week we will focus on weather science.  
Assorted LEGO bricks

LEGO Club

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Drop by and build during our weekly LEGO Club. Come and try something different every Thursday at LEGO Club: First Thursday - Lego Robots Second Thursday - Lego Free Play Third Thursday - All ages karaoke starts at 5:30 p.m. Fourth Thursday - Collective Design Challenge (build together - share together)  Recommended for ages 4-12.

Lego Challenge!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best Lego creation. Lego pieces are small. Recommended for ages 5 and older.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)

STEM Thursdays

Mt. Pleasant Library

4:30 p.m.
Learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) concepts during this fun, interactive program! We begin with a short read aloud followed by hands-on science experiments, engineering challenges or technology tinkering. In celebration of Women’s History Month, this month we will focus on famous women in STEM. Ages 4 and up welcome. 

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Children Building Clip Art

Little Builders

West End Library

10 a.m.
Build, construct, and explore with blocks, DUPLOS, and LEGOs  
Legos

LEGO fun!

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Build, explore and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 2-12 years old and their caregivers.  

Monday, April 1, 2019

structure made of building discs

Kids' Club: STEM Time

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to participate in a STEM (science, engineering, technology and math) activity each Monday afternoon. Come experiment, build, create, solve puzzles and more.
Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

6 p.m.
Are you looking to learn to code? Do you want to build something amazing? Shaw Library has just the thing -- we're starting our very own Girls Who Code club!

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

light bulb made of gears

Make It!

Capitol View Library

4 p.m.
Create a different project with us every week as we explore arts, crafts, music, science & technology. Dive into maker and create projects such as musical instruments, computer programming games, paper helicopters, balloon racing cars and more! April 2 - Balloon Zipline (MAKE a balloon zip line that will race down the track the fastest!)
Not a Box

"Not a Box" Play Party

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Children 5 and under and their caregivers are invited to join us downstairs every Tuesday afternoon to unleash their imaginations and create their own "cardboard kingdoms" using a wide variety of simple supplies.     

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Lego construction crew

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination. Recommended for ages 4-12.
Girls Who Code logo

Girls Who Code!

Woodridge Library

4:30 p.m.
/start program "Girls Who Code" /print "Hello World!" Are you looking to learn to code? Do you want to build something amazing? Woodridge Library has just the thing - we're starting our very own Girls Who Code club!

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Little Builders

Little Builders

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Join us for a building free-play program, geared toward our youngest library guests. Children can explore, build and construct using a variety of materials including wood blocks and DUPLOs.
Assorted LEGO bricks

LEGO Club

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Drop by and build during our weekly LEGO Club. Come and try something different every Thursday at LEGO Club: First Thursday - Lego Robots Second Thursday - Lego Free Play Third Thursday - All ages karaoke starts at 5:30 p.m. Fourth Thursday - Collective Design Challenge (build together - share together)  Recommended for ages 4-12.

Lego Challenge!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best Lego creation. Lego pieces are small. Recommended for ages 5 and older.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Children Building Clip Art

Little Builders

West End Library

10 a.m.
Build, construct, and explore with blocks, DUPLOS, and LEGOs  
Legos

LEGO fun!

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Build, explore and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 2-12 years old and their caregivers.  

Monday, April 8, 2019

hearts and crafts

Monday Crafternoons for Kids

Northeast Library

3:30 p.m.
Start your week with a little creativity and some left-brain exercises. Join us for craft-making, games and STEM projects. Part of the fun is the surprise. We'll provide all the materials (and sometimes treats); you bring your imagination. Projects vary with the seasons.  Crafternoons are held on the second Monday of the month for kids of all ages in the Children's Reading Room. All programs begin at 3:30 p.m.    
structure made of building discs

Kids' Club: STEM Time

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to participate in a STEM (science, engineering, technology and math) activity each Monday afternoon. Come experiment, build, create, solve puzzles and more.