Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Baby and Toddler Storytime Owls

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Thursday, October 31, 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.
Frankenstein: a Monstrous Parody

Happy Halloween!

Thursday, October 31, 2019, 4:00 pm

Come get in the mood for trick-or-treating at our Halloween Story Time with slightly spooky stories and Halloween songs.  For ages 4-8.
Craft

Kid's Crafts

Friday, November 1, 2019, 4:00 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.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 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.
PreSchool Story Time Owl

Preschool Story Time

Monday, November 4, 2019, 11:00 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
NaNoWriMo

Indie vs. Traditional Publishing

Monday, November 4, 2019, 7:00 pm

For National Novel Writing Month, come learn from Teri Case, writer and author of DC Writers Project title Tiger Drive about the pros and cons of independent publishing. Case will discuss her own experiences with publishing and share tips for making a decision. 
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 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

Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, November 5, 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 5, 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.
Photo of Beyle

"Beyle: The Artist and Her Legacy": A Yiddish Book Center Film

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 7:00 pm

BEYLE: The Artist and Her Legacy is a documentary short film about the life and legacy of poet, artist and activist Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman. Beyle's poems and songs are part of the fabric of postwar Yiddish culture. In 2005 she received a National Heritage Award from the National Endowment for the Arts for her vast and vibrant artistic contributions, which have had a lasting impact on many Jewish artists and scholars. 

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