Kids

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Karaoke Club

Children ages 6-12 and their families are invited to join us in karaoke singing. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   
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Paper Plate Wreaths

Children ages 6-12 are invited to design, create, and build their own paper wreaths.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 6:00 pm

Join us for an evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 10:30 am

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills while enjoying stories together. An easy craft activity follows story time each week. Designed for children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   
Art Lab for Kids

Arty Afternoons

Monday, November 27, 2017, 4:30 pm

Join us in the Children's Room for fun arts and crafts. For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Monday, November 27, 2017, 10:30 am

Join us for fun songs, finger plays, baby bounces, and rhymes as we work together to develop early literacy skills. Designed for children ages birth to 2 years and their caregivers.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Step Afrika!

Step Afrika! Reads

This program is designed to encourage young children of all cultural and economic backgrounds to be active. It emphasizes the importance of parents reading to their children on a daily basis. The 35-minute program is structured for preschool children and combines reading, exercise, and creative movement.   Reserve your free tickets
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UNCENSORED: Youth Scavenger Hunt

We are recruiting all super sleuths between 10 - 15 years old for our Banned Books Week Youth Scavenger Hunt! Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read without any censorship.  
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UNCENSORED: Youth Scavenger Hunt

We are recruiting all super sleuths between 10 - 15 years old for our Banned Books Week Youth Scavenger Hunt! Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read without any censorship.   Your secret mission is to complete several activity challenges and solve our series of Banned Books clues to win prizes (some of which may be edible!). This activity will take about 45 minutes and will be available until 7 p.m.
Pie Challenge

Pie Challenge Party!

Join us for our End of Summer Reading Pie and Pizza party! During Summer Reading, any kids who read more hours than one of the children’s staff will get to pie them in the face at the party! Other children are welcome to enjoy pizza and (non-face) pie as we celebrate another great year of Summer Reading. We will also have crafts and games! 

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