Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

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STEM Thursdays

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 4:30 pm

Learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) concepts during this interactive program! The fun begins with a short read aloud followed by hands-on science experiments, engineering challenges, or technology tinkering.  Ages 4 and up welcome. 
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Ready or Not: A New Way of Hide n Seek

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 6:00 pm

A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game. (via IMDB) Ready or Not has a run time of 1 hour and 35 minutes.  It will be shown in the Large Meeting Room on the First Floor.
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Music and Movement

Friday, December 13, 2019, 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, December 14, 2019, 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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Toddler Explorations

Monday, December 16, 2019, 10:00 am

An interactive engagement program for children and caregivers that uses play and exploration to develop pre-literacy skills.  Caregivers are expected to actively engage with children using the designed early literacy stations and prompts. This one hour program will rotate through sensory experiences, art and play. 
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, December 16, 2019, 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, December 16, 2019, 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, December 16, 2019, 4:30 pm

Learn about famous artists and their artistic style! We will begin by reading a story about a famous artist and then try our hands at creating masterpieces in a similar style. If you like creating art in various mediums and expressing yourself creatively, then join us! Ages 4 and up welcome.
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Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 10:00 am

Stories, songs, dances and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember: There is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
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Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 11:00 am

Stories, songs, dances and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember: There is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.

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