Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

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Young Builders Club

Monday, December 24, 2018, 4:00 pm

Young builders are invited to explore their creativity through imaginative play. Our LEGO club each week will feature a new challenge or activity. We have both Duplos and Legos so come and join us!  For children aged 4 or up and their parents/caregivers. 
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
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Creative Corner (Crafts)

Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 4:00 pm

Feeling crafty? Children can join us for a fun, simple after school activity that gives them a chance to show their creative side. Some skills needed for a project may require the assistance of a parent or caregiver. For ages 5 and up. 
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Creative Corner

Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 4:00 pm

Art is a wonderful way to engage your child in a meaningful activity. Help them to practice their fine motor skills while learning to express their creativity through projects. Each week we will explore a different idea or topic. For ages 6 and up. Large groups please RSVP in advance. 
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Chess Club

Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 6:00 pm

Whether you’ve been playing for years or are interested in learning from U.S. National Master David Bennett, come join us for an evening of Chess!  All ages and experience levels welcome. The Chess Club will meet every Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. For more information, please call (202) 727-6044.  
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Chess Meet Up

Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 6:30 pm

Whether you've been playing for years, or are interested in learning, come join us for an evening of chess. This program is for anyone who want to learn to play or improve their chess moves  All ages and experience levels welcome.  The Chess Meet up will meet every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, please call 202-727-6044. 
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Wiggle Time

Thursday, December 27, 2018, 10:30 am

It's time to shake, shimmy and dance to the beat. A movement-and-music-oriented story time, this program is dynamic and interactive. As a story time that emphasizes early literacy skills children are engaged in a playful creative manner. Appropriate for children aged 1-6 and their caregivers. 
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, December 28, 2018, 10:30 am

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

American Sign Language

Join us in learning American Sign Language (ASL). Learn basic fundamentals: alphabet, numbers, finger spelling and vocabulary words.                                       

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