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Build It

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 10:00 am

Design, construct, build and play at Build It. Put your STEAM skills and imagination to work and create one-of-a-kind structures and projects with colorful building blocks, magnetic tiles, recycled objects, everyday craft materials and more.  
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Family Films

Sunday, June 24, 2018, 2:00 pm

Wind down your weekend with a family friendly movie at Deanwood Library every Sunday at 2 p.m. Movies are open to all, and will be appropriate for all ages. Come and relax with the whole family.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, June 25, 2018, 1:30 pm

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.
Fort Read

Fort Read

Monday, June 25, 2018, 4:30 pm

Bring your pillows, blankets and a snack and curl up in the Deanwood reading tent. Every weekday this summer, report to Fort Read and listen to 20-30 minutes of an audiobook previously selected by our young library voters. We'll get through as many books as we can this summer so be sure to join us. This program is geared towards ages 6-12 and will feature longer children's novels.
Kids Creating

Come Create with Us

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 4:00 pm

Create a different project with us every Tuesday. Dive into the world of MAKER as we design a variety of crafts that include creating your own Black Panther mask, designing your own greeting cards, growing your own vegetables and much more. Time to make and create. Join us every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Children's Space at Deanwood Neighborhood Library. Recommended for ages 6-12.
Capital letter M made with gears and the word "Maker!" below


Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 4:00 pm

Create a different project with us every week as we explore art, music, science and technology. Dive into Maker and create projects such as mini robots, helicopter games, racing cars, airplanes, musical instruments, movies, computer programming games and more. Maker takes place every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the children's space. Recommended for children ages 6 and up.  Maker:  noun A person or persons employing do-it-yourself (DIY) techniques to develop unique creations and inventions for useful purposes.
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Learn Chess

It's your move!  Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players.   Recommended for families and all ages. 

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 7:00 pm

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-to-40-minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
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Shakespeare For The Young

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 10:30 am

Back by popular demand. This summer we are so excited to have Shakespeare For The Young return to perform TWO original works. On Wednesday June 20, join us for Midsummer Magic and on August 15, be enchanted by The Tiniest Tempest, both based on The Bard's famous plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Tempest. Both plays are perfect introductions to the magic of Shakespeare for our youngest learners. See you there.
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your little ones. Children and their caregivers will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30-to-40-minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.