Deanwood
Neighborhood Library

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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, January 17, 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.
Board games stacked on top of one another

It's Game Time!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 4:00 pm

Hate being shushed by mean librarians? Now’s your chance to talk as much as you want in the library. We have the games, just bring your skills and a friend (or make a new one here!). You can also bring a snack (if you want) and any burning questions or interesting topics of conversation. Recommended for ages 6 to 12.
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Art Therapy

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 9:30 am

Coloring can be an incredibly cathartic activity; it's a simple, stress-free way to connect with one's creativity and relieve daily anxiety. Join us every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and discover why this trend has taken off.  Coloring pages and materials will be provided. Recommended for all ages.
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Toddler Story Time

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 10:30 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities, and their grownups are encouraged to participate in the program along with the children.  
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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. 
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Build It

Saturday, January 20, 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.  
Capital letter M made with gears and the word "Maker!" below

Maker!

Tuesday, January 23, 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.

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, January 23, 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.

Tax Assistance

Monday, February 5, 2018, 10:00 am

From Feb. 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2017 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our tax page.
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C.R. Gibbs Lecture Series on African American History and Culture

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:00 pm

In celebration of 2018 African American History Month, noted historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation from his African American History and Culture Series entitled "Benjamin Banneker and The African Roots of His Science."  Join us for this thought-provoking lecture.