Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

French Story Time

French Story Time

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 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, May 29, 2019, 10:30 am

This open, drop in anytime program is an interactive engagement program for children and caregivers that uses play and exploration to develop pre-literacy skills. Caregivers are expected to actively engage with children using the designed early literacy stations and prompts. This program will rotate through play, art and sensory sessions.  Art builds fine motor skills and expression. Play is how children process literacy skills they have learned. Sensory times are multi-dimensional and involve lots of repetition and manipulations.
Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 11:00 am

A fun, easy dance exercise class which introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® moves at a lower intensity designed for older adults. Enjoy Latin-inspired movements that provide a great aerobic workout while also focusing on balance, range of motion and coordination.  
Chess

Kid's Chess Club

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 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, May 29, 2019, 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+   
Observational Drawing

Introduction to Observational Drawing

Thursday, May 30, 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  
Music

Music Time

Thursday, May 30, 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.
Baby Lap Time Image

Little Tots

Thursday, May 30, 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 Image

Little Tots

Thursday, May 30, 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.
Jungle

Jungle Diorama!

Thursday, May 30, 2019, 4:00 pm

Come learn about what makes the jungle work for the animals and plants that call it home. Children will have the chance to make their own jungle diorama to take home with them. Supplies will be provided. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is our final Jungle month program! Make sure you stop by the children's room to check out the decorations and do some fun jungle themed activities before the month is up!

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