Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 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 12, 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, November 13, 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, November 13, 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 board

Kid's Chess

Wednesday, November 13, 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, November 13, 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+  *Our instructor will be taking a short summer break. Classes are cancelled on August 7 and 14 and will return on August 21. NO CLASS on August 28.  
Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Introduction to Acrylic Painting with Dominique Hughes

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 10:00 am

Express your true self in color with this exciting, fun, and fulfilling acrylic painting class! In this eight week class, you will learn a wide variety of acrylic painting techniques like color mixing, composition and texture, landscape, and more. Unleash your creativity while you deepen your knowledge of art and painting on canvas. Paint, brushes, canvas paper, cups and paper plates will be provided. Please register at pauline.sealey@dc.gov   FREE | Ages 60 and older
music

Music Time

Thursday, November 14, 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 and Toddler Storytime Owls

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:30 pm

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 and Toddler Storytime Owls

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 2:30 pm

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.

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