Family Programs

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Build Your Own Story

We will explore how reading and writing go hand in hand to build a better YOU. Participants will make a story starter and create their own story.  Also, meet published authors who have written more than one book; all before middle school. All ages welcomed. Light refreshments will be served.
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Ice Cream Social

Let's celebrate our summer learning accomplishments and enjoy ice cream. After this, there are only 22 days to complete your Summer Reading and win your prize.  
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Summer Reading Finale!

Join us in the children's room for fun and festivities! Celebrate your summer reading accomplishments! Enjoy stories, activities and chances to win prizes!  
Biscuit and the Lost Teddy Bear

Teddy Bear Crafts

In honor of National Teddy Bear Picnic Day, join us for some teddy-bear-themed crafts! Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Pokemon Visual Companion

Pokemon Day

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to play Pokemon games and make Pokemon crafts. Pokemon GO lures will be set from 3-4 p.m. at the library's Pokestop! Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Moana movie

Friday Films

Join us for an animated movie about a girl named Moana who journeys across the sea with the demigod Maui. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time

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. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  Currently, no tickets are required. However, that may change subject to demand.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two 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 engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.   Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   
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Karaoke Club

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

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