Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

music

Music Time

Thursday, June 27, 2019, 10:00 am

Sing, play, dance and learn. That’s our motto for this program. Children of all ages will have the opportunity to play musical instruments, sing along with popular songs, dance to their favorite music, and learn the alphabet and how to count. This program is all about rhythm and speech stimuli that allow children to enjoy music.
Observational Drawing

Introduction to Observational Drawing

Thursday, June 27, 2019, 10:00 am

In this eight-week series you will learn to draw proportions, color theory, explore figure drawing, draw a variety of surfaces and textures, draw still life subjects and much more. Drawing kits (including paper and supplies) are available from the instructor. You can borrow a kit during the class or bring your own supplies. For registration or inquiries please email pauline.sealey@dc.gov. FREE | Ages 60 and older  
Baby Lap Time

Little Tots

Thursday, June 27, 2019, 1:30 pm

This program is an extension of our Baby Lap Time program and is recommended for children ages birth-18 months. Little Tots is designed so the baby/young toddler will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them. Please plan on attending only one of the identical 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. sessions.
Baby Lap Time

Little Tots

Thursday, June 27, 2019, 2:30 pm

This program is an extension of our Baby Lap Time program and is recommended for children ages birth-18 months. Little Tots is designed so the baby/young toddler will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them. Please plan on attending only one of the identical 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. sessions.
Kid's Craft

Kid's Craft

Friday, June 28, 2019, 4:00 pm

Children can explore their creative side during these hands on bi-weekly craft sessions. All ages are welcome but children under 3 will need adult assistance to complete each craft. All supplies will be provided.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, June 29, 2019, 10:30 am

Story Time fun for the entire family. These 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Gorgeous, by Paul Rudnick

Teen Book Club

Sunday, June 30, 2019, 1:00 pm

Becky Randle has a normal life– she lives just shy of poverty with her mother in Michigan. Becky is a plain high school graduate with little direction, until the unthinkable happens, and she’s forced to make a choice– is it worth digging into her mother’s gorgeous past? Before long, Becky is completely submerged in a new life, not to mention a new look. But there are rules, and Becky doesn’t know how far she is willing to go to stay gorgeous forever.
Baby Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, July 1, 2019, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages birth to 2 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. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Baby Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, July 1, 2019, 11:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages birth to 2 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. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
several small children sit on a multicolored parachute spread on the grass in a park

Story time at the Rosedale Conservancy

Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 10:30 am

Join the Cleveland Park Library at The Rosedale Conservancy (gate at 35th & Newark streets NW) on Tuesday mornings this spring and summer.  These 45 minute programs will include a 20-30 minute story time followed by playing and socializing time.   The conservancy is about a ten to fifteen minute walk from the library up Macomb or Newark streets. Story time will be cancelled if it is raining or 90°F at 10:30 a.m.—please call 202-282-3080 for confirmation. Get outside and enjoy nature with us! 

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