Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Music Time

Music Time

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 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.
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Little Tots

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 1:30 pm

This program is an extension of our Baby Lap Time program and is recommended for children 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, October 11, 2018, 2:30 pm

This program is an extension of our Baby Lap Time program and is recommended for children 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.
American Autobiography Series

Nathalie V. Black Book Discussion Series: American Autobiography

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7:00 pm

This fall the Cleveland Park Library will host the Nathalie V. Black Book Discussion Series, “American Autobiography: From Colonial to Contemporary Times” led by resident scholar, Philip Burnham, associate professor in the English Department at George Mason University. The series will look at how the style and themes of American narratives have evolved over the span of several centuries.  Readings include personal accounts by a Founding Father, an African American activist, a Native American medicine man and the first Hispanic member of the Supreme Court.  To register, please e-mail cplbookseries@gmail.com. The series is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Cleveland Park Library. 
Kid's craft

Kid's Craft Time

Friday, October 12, 2018, 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.
Kid's craft

Kid's Craft Time

Friday, October 12, 2018, 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.
Markus ZusakBridge of Clay

Author Talk with Markus Zusak

Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:00 pm

DC Public Library, in partnership with Politics & Prose, presents an evening with Markus Zusak, bestselling author of The Book ThiefHis latest novel, 
Owl art for Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, October 13, 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.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, October 15, 2018, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children 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.
Wise Aging

Wise Aging Seminar Series

Monday, October 15, 2018, 10:30 am

The Wise Aging Seminar Series, led by trained facilitator Harriett Stonehill, is designed to initiate key conversations in a small group about addressing the challenges and opportunities of aging.

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