Library Takeout

Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

Virtual Story Time

Friday, February 5, 2021, 10:30 am

Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive Notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5. 
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Books and Baseball

Monday, February 8, 2021, 5:00 pm

Exercise your brain and your body! Kids three to five years old are invited to enjoy a book read aloud with library staff and fun movement activities and baseball exercises with coaches from the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. This highly interactive program will be conducted via Webex.
Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

Virtual Story Time

Monday, February 8, 2021, 10:30 am

Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive Notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5. 
Training School for Negro Girls

Art Afterwords: Training School for Negro Girls by Camille Acker

Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 5:30 pm

In celebration of Black History Month, The National Portrait Gallery and DC Public Library would like to invite you to a virtual conversation about representation, kinship and storytelling.
Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

Virtual Story Time

Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 10:30 am

Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive Notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5. 
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Wednesday Yoga

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 12:00 pm

Take a midday break to breathe, stretch and reset with 30 minutes of gentle yoga from our friends at Yoga District. Join the live virtual class Wednesdays at noon on the DC Public Library Facebook page. A range of options will be provided for participants of all fitness levels

#brownbagdc Book Chat

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 12:00 pm

This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers and customers on what you're currently reading. Love it or hate it, we want to know. The meetings are held from noon until 1 p.m on Twitter @dcpl using the hashtag #brownbagdc. The #brownbagdc chat is run by multiple library staff members.
Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

Virtual Story Time

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 10:30 am

Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive Notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5. 
Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian

Thursday, February 11, 2021, 12:00 pm

Wondering what to read next? Looking for recommendations on a particular genre? Ask a Librarian during our live Twitter chat on Thursdays at noon. Be sure to follow @dcpl and join the conversation using the hashtag #AskaLibrarian.
African American child working on a STEM activity.

Family Learning at the Library - Black History Month Events

Thursday, February 11, 2021, 4:00 pm

FAMILY LEARNING AT THE LIBRARY - Black History Month Features Tune in to DC Public Library's Youtube every school day at 4 p.m. for fun and educational after-school live events and videos! February will have crafts, stories, book talks and more to celebrate Black History Month. These programs are recommended for school-aged children, teens and their families.  Thursday, Feb. 4

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