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Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  
 crayons

Coloring Club

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us for coloring club! Every Wednesday we will have different themed coloring sheets to color in, as well as blank paper to draw. All supplies will be provided. Recommended for ages 5 and under.  
craft supplies

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Arts and crafts for children of all ages.

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

crayons

Kids' Club: Arts & Crafts!

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Kids ages 5 and up are invited to participate in an arts & crafts activity each Thursday afternoon. All supplies provided, you bring the creativity!
Balls of Yarn and Needles

Kid's Knitting Club

Southeast Library

4:30 p.m.
Looking to learn a valuable skill? Want to learn how to knit? Join us for a new season of the Kid’s Knitting Club! Visiting knitting teacher, Teri Huet will instruct participants on the basics of knitting, how to get started, and more. Returning students will get to start new projects and new students will get the basics. All supplies provided including needles and yarn. This series will continue through the fall. Parents and caretakers are encouraged to stay and participate with your children.

Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

Owl and Moon

Halloween Creative Contest

Southeast Library

(All day)
Southeast Library is holding its third annual creative Halloween contest! We want you to enter your best Halloween drawing, painting, short story, or poem. Entries must be turned to by October 26 at the Information Desk. Entries will be judged by the public from October 27 - 31. Winners will be contacted after voting and displayed in November.For ages 5-19. Drawings and paintings will be judged in a separately from short stories and poems.  The age groups judged will be: 5-8 10-12 13-19

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

Preschool Story Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

Art Lab for Kids

Arty Afternoons

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room for fun arts and crafts. For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  
 crayons

Coloring Club

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us for coloring club! Every Wednesday we will have different themed coloring sheets to color in, as well as blank paper to draw. All supplies will be provided. Recommended for ages 5 and under.  
craft supplies

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Arts and crafts for children of all ages.

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017

crayons

Kids' Club: Arts & Crafts!

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Kids ages 5 and up are invited to participate in an arts & crafts activity each Thursday afternoon. All supplies provided, you bring the creativity!

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

Owl and Moon

Halloween Creative Contest

Southeast Library

(All day)
Southeast Library is holding its third annual creative Halloween contest! We want you to enter your best Halloween drawing, painting, short story, or poem. Entries must be turned to by October 26 at the Information Desk. Entries will be judged by the public from October 27 - 31. Winners will be contacted after voting and displayed in November.For ages 5-19. Drawings and paintings will be judged in a separately from short stories and poems.  The age groups judged will be: 5-8 10-12 13-19

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

Preschool Story Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

STEAM Team Logo

S.T.E.A.M. Team

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Don't miss S.T.E.A.M. Team!  Every month we’ll do a different hands-on activity exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Monthly activities include science experiments, tech demonstrations, graphic design, mathematical games and more. All supplies included - just bring yourself. Ages 6 & Up in the Southeast Library meeting room. Children under 9 years old must have a parent with them on library premises.  Hand-on activities may require caretaker help and supervision.   
Art Lab for Kids

Arty Afternoons

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room for fun arts and crafts. For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017

Boo

Creepy Crafts

Tenley-Friendship Library

3:30 p.m.
Hey kids before you head off trick-or-treating, stop by for some Halloween fun. We will be making creepy crafts.  This is a drop-in event. Craft stations will be open until 5:30 p.m. or while supplies last
Halloween Party Clipart

Halloween Afternoon at Rosedale

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
Celebrate Halloween with a variety of events through the evening, including crafts, a frightening movie, and story time! 
Trick or Treat

Halloween Party

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

4:30 p.m.
Heading down to the Shepherd Park Halloween Parade? Join us beforehand in our upstairs activity room for Spider Slime, Frankenstein Bowling, Spider Web Maze Challenge, a Ghost Pinata, music and snacks! Fun for all ages!   Questions? Contact Elaine Pelton at 202-541-6100 or elaine.pelton@dc.gov  

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  
 crayons

Coloring Club

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us for coloring club! Every Wednesday we will have different themed coloring sheets to color in, as well as blank paper to draw. All supplies will be provided. Recommended for ages 5 and under.  
craft supplies

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Arts and crafts for children of all ages.

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017

crayons

Kids' Club: Arts & Crafts!

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Kids ages 5 and up are invited to participate in an arts & crafts activity each Thursday afternoon. All supplies provided, you bring the creativity!

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017

Preschool Story Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Kids Euro Festival

'Pantin' Puppet Making - Kids Euro Fest

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

3 p.m.
 Make your own traditional French jumping-jack puppet and learn about the outrageous escapades of folk characters, Pierrot, Columbine and Harlequin. Best for children ages 5-12 and their caregivers.

Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017

Play, Learn, and Grow Clip Art

My Feelings: Art & Movement Workshop

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
DCRCC offers a child-led exploration of emotion, empathy, and mindfulness. Participants will explore ways to express their feelings and communicate their needs. Activities include role playing, art projects, call & response, and games.  

Monday, Nov. 6, 2017

Art Lab for Kids

Arty Afternoons

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room for fun arts and crafts. For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  
 crayons

Coloring Club

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us for coloring club! Every Wednesday we will have different themed coloring sheets to color in, as well as blank paper to draw. All supplies will be provided. Recommended for ages 5 and under.  
craft supplies

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Arts and crafts for children of all ages.