These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children 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.
In honor of the newly announced winners of the National Book Award and the DC Public Library's Goodreads focus on Young Adult literature this month, we present 2007 National Book Award winner Sherman Alexie's
Begin the season with a visit to DC's newest public library on Dec. 5. Learn about the many services available through the public library, join our special evening storytime, try your hand at board games or make and take a craft. The fun begins at 6 p.m. All ages.
Enjoy flannel board versions of the classic tales found in Pea Boy and Other Stories from Iran by Elizabeth Laird and illustrated by Shirin Adl.A craft will follow the story time on Monday, Nov. 19 at 4 p.m.Ages 12 and under.
Celebrate the opening of the new Rosedale Library.10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Face Painting12 p.m. Special Story Time with Master Griot Baba-C for All Ages 1 p.m. Spooky Craft ActivityRefreshments and fun prizes while they last.
We are excited to open our newest library -- on Oct. 18, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. The library will be part of the new Rosedale Community Center.Your new 5,000-square-foot library will include: Separate spaces for adults, teens and children.15,000 new books DVDs and other library materials.26 computers (including 4 Macs for teens and 4 for children).Early literacy station for young children.Comfortable lounge seating.Come join us and explore your new space!