Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Tuesday, August 13, 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, August 13, 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.
Preschool Science

Preschool Science!

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 4:00 pm

This is a program for budding scientists ages 2-5. Every other Tuesday, this hands-on program will encourage curious minds to use their senses to explore the world around them—from mixing colors to basic scientific reactions.  *Preschool Science will alternate weeks with school aged science. Preschool Science will be on July 2, July 16, July 30 and Aug. 13. 
Toddler Exploration

Toddler Explorations

Wednesday, August 14, 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, August 14, 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

Kid's Chess

Wednesday, August 14, 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.
music

Music Time

Thursday, August 15, 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

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 pauline.sealey@dc.gov. FREE | Ages 60 and older  
Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 1:00 pm

Looking for a job? Let us help you! Get one-on-one assistance with your job search, online application, cover letter and résumé.  
Baby Lap Time

Little Tots

Thursday, August 15, 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.

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