Apple Craft

Paper Plate Apple Craft

Come enjoy a craft of making apples out of plates and get ready for Fall! Appropriate for ages 2+.
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Storytime

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.
Winnie The Pooh Poster

Monthly Family Film

Join West End Library as we watch "Winnie the Pooh"!
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The End of Summer Reading Party

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). 
Maker Robot

Maker Generation presents Robots!!

Children ages 6-12 will have a blast experimenting with basic robotics.  Children 8 and under with an adult please.  
All About Japan in the DC Public Library catalog


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.
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Harry Potter Birthday Party

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.
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Shakespeare for the Young

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.
Mad Science

Mad Science: Up Up and Away!

This interactive program introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators and even a hovercraft help children understand the power of air. Ages 8 and up.
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Mini Makers

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!