Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, November 19, 2018, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children 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.
Wise Aging

Wise Aging Seminar Series

Monday, November 19, 2018, 10:30 am

The Wise Aging Seminar Series, led by trained facilitator Harriett Stonehill, is designed to initiate key conversations in a small group about addressing the challenges and opportunities of aging.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, November 19, 2018, 11:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children 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.

What Dinosaurs Left Behind

Monday, November 19, 2018, 4:00 pm

Calling all omnivores, carnivores and herbivores! Discover how scientists learn about dinosaurs and what they ate through what they left behind. This program is great for dinosaur lovers aged 5 and up. A dinosaur themed movie will follow a short talk and snack activity.  *This event is part of our Di-November celebration here at Cleveland Park. From Nov. 4 - Nov. 19 stop by any time to enjoy our dinosaur decorations and participate in a quiz and a self guided dino safari. 
Baby Lap Time Image

Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 1:30 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby 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.
Baby Lap Time Image

Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 2:30 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby 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.
French Story Time

French Story Time

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 4:00 pm

French Story Time is for children of all ages. This program includes songs, music and motion and is very interactive. Children have the opportunity to practice their French by learning French songs, enjoying French stories and connecting words with motion.

Meditation: The Inner Awakening

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 7:15 pm

Attend a free meditation workshop, in partnership with Meditation Washington. This workshop will offer simple, effective meditation techniques to reduce stress, improve focus and cultivate a positive attitude. Participants will learn to build a daily mediation practice and how to access their own inner resources.  Beyond speech and mind,  Into the river of ever-effulgent light My heart dives.
Toddler Exploration

Toddler Explorations

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 10:15 am

PROGRAM CHANGE: Starting Nov. 7, this will be an OPEN, DROP IN ANYTIME program from 10:15-11:30 am. This is in an interactive and caregiver/child engagement program for children and caregivers that uses play and exploration to develop pre-literacy skills. This program will rotate through play, art, and sensory. 
Kid's Chess

Kid's Chess Club

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 4:30 pm

This program is for children of all ages who want to learn to play or improve their chess moves and play in tournaments. Our chess instructor will teach the chess players how to think and plan their next move and use their brain power to win. Come and join our chess group and learn to make a risky move, check and have fun. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Cleveland Park Library.

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