Neighborhood Library

Frame Yourself Craft

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 4:00 pm

Children and teens can make a framed photograph using glue, popsicle sticks, markers, and crayons. For ages 3 and up, while supplies last. 
Sing Talk and Read DC

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 10:00 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two 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 engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 
chipotle fundraiser

2017 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Thursday, June 1, 2017 (All day)

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Thursday, June 1 from 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image on this page on your smartphone OR tell the cashier you are supporting the cause to ensure 50% of the proceeds from your meal will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
Roxane Gay

Author Roxane Gay @ All Souls Church

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

Author Roxane Gay will be in conversation with Alicia Montgomery, editorial director, WAMU. Join DC Public Library for a night of insight and discussion with this prolific author and modern female voice.
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

World Building - A Summer Reading Writing Workshop

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 2:00 pm

The theme for Summer Reading this year is "Building a Better World." What better way to build a better world than to write one! Some of our favorite books are great because of the universe that the writer creates on the page, taking readers to places we've never been before.

Crafty Mondays

Monday, June 26, 2017, 2:00 pm

Feeling crafty? Children and preteens can enjoy making jewelry and other fun crafts each Monday throughout the summer.
Art Clip

Art and Stories Tuesdays

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 4:00 pm

Spend the summer showing off and creating some art! Each Tuesday, children can enjoy a short story time and then an hour of arts and crafts.  
STEM graphic

STEM Wednesdays

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 2:00 pm

Did you ever want to build a mini-catapult or a paper airplane? On Wednesdays during the summer, children can spend an hour designing and creating a special engineering project.  
Saturday Movie

Movie Morning Fridays

Friday, June 30, 2017, 10:00 am

Every Friday morning, children can relax and enjoy a special film showing at Rosedale.

123 Andrés

Friday, June 30, 2017, 10:00 am

123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn!