Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, June 4, 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, June 4, 2019, 4:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: French Story Time will be taking a break for the summer. The last session will be on Tuesday, June 18th. It will resume in the fall. 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.
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Own Your Worth-How Women Can Take Control of Their Wealth

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 7:00 pm

You're invited to "Own Your Worth-How Women Can Take Control of Their Wealth". The presentation discusses why women leave major investment decisions to others and how they can break the cycle and take responsibility for themselves. We will discuss steps women can take to frame their needs and organize their wealth in an easy to use format.  Hosted by Patricia Van Kirk, Vice President Wealth Management Portfolio Manager at UBS Financial Services. This event is in partnership with the DC Public Library. Free and open to all adults.
Toddler Exploration

Toddler Explorations

Wednesday, June 5, 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, June 5, 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.  

Kid's Chess

Wednesday, June 5, 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.
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Weekly Yoga Practice

Wednesday, June 5, 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+   

Music Time

Thursday, June 6, 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.
Observational Drawing

Introduction to Observational Drawing

Thursday, June 6, 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 FREE | Ages 60 and older  
Baby Lap Time

Little Tots

Thursday, June 6, 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.