Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

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Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, July 24, 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, July 24, 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 Exploration

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:00 am

This is in an interactive program for children and caregivers that uses play and exploration to develop pre-literacy skills. This program will rotate through play, art, dance and sensory. Art builds fine motor skills and expression. Dance develops gross motor skills and children practice their listening skills. Play is how children process literacy skills they have learned. Sensory story times are
Toddler Exploration

Toddler Exploration

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:00 am

This is in an interactive program for children and caregivers that uses play and exploration to develop pre-literacy skills. This program will rotate through play, art, dance and sensory. Art builds fine motor skills and expression. Dance develops gross motor skills and children practice their listening skills. Play is how children process literacy skills they have learned. Sensory story times are
Rosedale Story time

Rosedale Outdoor Story Time

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:00 am

This program is held at Rosedale Conservancy located at 35th and Newark NW. Join us for an outdoor and all ages story time all summer long. Listen to stories and sing songs all while enjoying this beautiful park.   *This program is weather dependent. If it is raining or above 90 degrees please check the Rosedale Conservancy website to see if story time is cancelled.  
Science for kids

Summer Science

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 4:00 pm

Scientists aged 6 and up are invited to Summer Science every Wednesday at 4 p.m. Explore, create and have fun with a new experiment each week.
Chess

Chess for Kids

Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 5:00 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.
Kid's Craft

Craft Time

Friday, July 27, 2018, 3:30 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.
Owl art for Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, July 28, 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.
Family photo of dancers

Pacific Rhythm

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 3:00 pm

Enjoy traditional music and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, the Cook Islands and Samoa, presented with authentic costumes for each island. You’ll be up on your feet as this dance troupe teaches you some Polynesian dances. This is a family program for children of all ages.

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