Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

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Little STEM Explorers

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 10:00 am

Join us for science story time!  Little STEM Explorers is the perfect introduction for toddlers to basic STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) concepts. This interactive story time experience concludes with self-directed, hands-on experiments for children. Suitable for ages 2 and up. This event is ticketed on a first-come, first-served. For groups of more than eight please call 202-671-3125 to schedule a visit. Thursday, Jan. 30 - Maps
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Coffee + Conversation

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 11:00 am

Join us for free coffee and conversation. Enjoy this opportunity to gather with people who enjoy spending time in the library, and to share interests and ideas with the community. We look forward to seeing you there.
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STEM Thursdays

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 4:30 pm

Learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) concepts during this fun, interactive program! The fun includes hands-on science experiments, engineering challenges, or technology tinkering.  Thursday, Jan. 30 - Maps with Bee Bots & Ozobots Thursday, Feb. 6 - Naval Ship Designs inspired by the work of Raye Montague
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Music and Movement

Friday, February 28, 2020, 10:30 am

Dance, sing and play instruments with your friends at the library! This program is aimed at children under 5 and their caregivers. Have a large group? Please call ahead to make special arrangements.
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LEGO fun!

Saturday, February 29, 2020, 9:30 am

Build, explore and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 2-12 years old and their caregivers.  
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Saturday Morning Yoga

Saturday, February 29, 2020, 10:00 am

Start your Saturdays with Carol, Rachel and some relaxing, stress-free yoga. Everyone is welcome, beginners especially. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring an open mind. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability). A signed waiver form is required.
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Early Literacy Baby/Toddler Play Date

Monday, March 2, 2020, 10:00 am

Enjoy homemade early literacy toys with your babies and toddlers, get inspired to make your own at home with everyday objects and get tips on building a foundation for your child to learn and read through play. We meet the first Monday of each month from 10 -11 a.m. Recommended for children ages birth to 3 and their caregivers.  
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, March 2, 2020, 1:00 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 from 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.
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, March 2, 2020, 2:00 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 from 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.
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Kid's Art Time

Monday, March 2, 2020, 4:30 pm

Learn about famous artists and their artistic style! If you like creating art in various mediums and expressing yourself creatively, then join us!   Ages 4 and up  Monday, Jan. 27– Birch Tree Yarn Painting inspired by Rene Magritte Monday, Feb. 3 - Musical & Poetic Collages inspired by Romare Bearden

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