Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

French Story Time

French Story Time

Tuesday, December 11, 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.
Toddler Exploration

Toddler Explorations

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 10:15 am

This is open, drop in anytime program is 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.  Art builds fine motor skills and expression. Play is how children process literacy skills they have learned. Sensory story times are
Kid's Chess

Kid's Chess Club

Wednesday, December 12, 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.
Yoga Hands / Wikimedia Commons from Lululemon Athletica

Weekly Yoga Practice

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 7:00 pm

Join yoga instructor, Dexter Sumner, for an accessible, all-levels yoga class every Wednesday evening. Yoga will take place in the lower level meeting room. Please bring your own yoga mat.  FREE | Ages 18+   
American Autobiography Series

Nathalie V. Black Book Discussion Series: American Autobiography

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 7:00 pm

This fall the Cleveland Park Library will host the Nathalie V. Black Book Discussion Series, “American Autobiography: From Colonial to Contemporary Times” led by resident scholar, Philip Burnham, associate professor in the English Department at George Mason University. The series will look at how the style and themes of American narratives have evolved over the span of several centuries.  Readings include personal accounts by a Founding Father, an African American activist, a Native American medicine man and the first Hispanic member of the Supreme Court.  To register, please e-mail cplbookseries@gmail.com. The series is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Cleveland Park Library. 
Music Time

Music Time

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 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.
Baby Lap Time Image

Little Tots

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 1:30 pm

This program is an extension of our Baby Lap Time program and is recommended for children 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 Image

Little Tots

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 2:30 pm

This program is an extension of our Baby Lap Time program and is recommended for children 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.
Holiday House

Holiday Houses

Friday, December 14, 2018, 4:00 pm

Make and decorate a house/structure with graham crackers, frosting and candy! Materials will be provided, and you are welcome to eat your snack or take it home! For ages 4-8, accompanied by an adult. 
Owl art for Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, December 15, 2018, 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.

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