Family Programs

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Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration!

Come to our Summer Reading Kickoff featuring Nick & Six.  NicKayala and Denise Reese are Nick & Six of the Purple Days Movement. 
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S.T.A.R. Play Date

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 3:00 pm

Children ages birth to 3 and their caretakers are invited to join us for our new summer play group to promote Singing, Talking, And Reading!  This freely structured play date will include boardbooks, educational toys, and free time in the meeting room. 
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Summer Reading Kickoff!

Join us as we celebrate our kickoff for summer reading! Adults, children, and teens will be able to sign up on Beanstack for our popular summer program; learn more about gardening and sustainable living; and participate in environmentally focused activities including outdoor fun, Chia Pet creation, and crafts. 
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Weekend Wii Club

Join us in the Children's Room to play Wii games. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
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Miss Gracieux's Garden: A Play for Children & Families

Join us for a special performance of "Miss Gracieux's Garden," a play about a young triangle who feels alienated in a world full of squares. For children of all ages and their families. Free, no registration required. 
Block Party

3rd Annual Neighborhood Block Party

Join us for an afternoon celebrating the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World! This year's party will feature games, snacks (slushies!!), surprises, music performances, and more.   Open to all ages. From 1 - 4 p.m. in front of the library on 7th Street NE. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Northeast Library.   P.S. Do you have some old puzzles you no longer use? Maybe you'd like one of ours? Look for the Puzzle Swap table at the Block Party.
Bike Repair Clinic

Bike Repair Clinics

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 12:00 pm

Deanwood Community Center and Library

Deanwood Day!

Celebrate Deanwood Day at Deanwood Library! We'll have activities all day so be sure to stop by for: Build It!: Put your STEAM skills and imagination to work and create one of a kind structures and projects, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Craft Time: Build your own robot army with Ms. Patricia and Ms. Kate 12 - 2:30 p.m. Family Movie: Join us for a movie suitable for the whole family, 2:30 - 5 p.m. We hope to see you there!
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Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 7:00 pm

Put on your pajamas, bring a stuffed animal, and join us for a family story time. Every Tuesday evening we will wind down the day with stories, songs, and rhymes. This program is for all ages.
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Friday Films: Trolls

Join us in the Children's Room to watch an animated musical about two mismatched friends who must work together to save their troll village after it's invaded by the grumpy Bergens.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.