An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading with crafts, games, and refreshments.
If you have read more hours than Georgetown Children's Staff, you have the chance to pelt a Librarian with a water balloon (or in the case of Ms. Jess - silly string).
Come learn about Japanese culture and language!
Japan-in-a-Suitcase brings traditional toys, clothing, school items, and crafts to encourage a deeper understanding and awareness of Japan and Japanese culture.
Presented by the Japan America Society of Washington, D.C.
For children ages 5 and older. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of 8 or more should call to assure space.
Questions? Call 202-727-0971.
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry cordially invites muggle children ages 6 and up to a birthday party for Mr. Harry Potter at the Southeast Neighborhood Library. Muggle children will have the opportunity to be sorted into their proper Hogwarts house, be chosen by a wand, learn about potions, and much more. Please arrive on time as to not miss the sorting.
Shakespeare for the Young is a company of puppeteers and designers dedicated to bringing the Bard's stories and poetry to young audiences through the medium of puppets. They will be performing a show based on the fairy story from William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
The goal of the show is to provide children with a fun, interactive cultural experience that will encourage language growth, risk-taking, creativity, and empathy for others.
July is Maker Month!
Children ages 4-8 are invited to build, tinker, and create while doing hands-on, interactive STEAM projects. Join us most Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from July 5 through 26. We will be using the “Creativity Cart." Come in after lunch and be creative at the library and make something to carry home.
Get those creative ideas flowing!