Family Programs

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Wii Night

Monday, May 29, 2017, 5:00 pm

Come play the Wii with your friends every Monday Night at Francis Gregory! Ages 4-12 are welcome to join the fun!
Discover Chinatown Parks

Discover Chinatown Parks

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 10:30 am

Due to inclement weather, DC Public  Library will not be at Discover Chinatown Parks on May 23, 2017. Join library staff at DowntownDC BID's Chinatown Parks afternoon activation on Tuesdays from May through September. Chinatown Parks are located at 5th and Massachusetts Ave. NW. 
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Tour de DCPL: ‘Know Your Neighborhood’ Bike Ride

Celebrate National Bike Month and join fellow neighbors and library staff for a family-friendly bike tour of DC's Woodridge and Brookland neighborhoods. Stroll around tree-canopied streets and uncover the history and rejuvenation efforts of these two very livable communities.
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Bilingual Story Time in English and Mandarin

Come celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a bilingual Story Time in English and Mandarin Chinese. We will sing songs, hear stories, and enjoy rhymes in both languages. No foreign language experience is required. This program is for all ages.
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Makey Makey Mondays

Monday, June 12, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us, each month from April - July, we will be hosting Makey Makey Mondays.  Makey Makey Monday uses Makey kits that turn everyday objects into touchpads. Each month will be a new project. Registered attendees will have preference; after the first seven minutes, the program will open up to first come, first serve.Age Range: Children 5 to 13 years of ageLocation: Bellevue/ William O. Lockridge Library, 115 Atlantic St SW
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Fort Davis Neighborhood Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, July 1, 2017 (All day)

Explore your neighborhood AND win Summer Reading prizes this July when you stop by the Francis A. Gregory Library to participate in the Fort Davis Neighborhood Photo Scavenger Hunt!
Nate Scheible

Fringe Music in the Library - Nate Scheible

Nate Scheible is a DC-based drummer by way of Cleveland who has performed and recorded in a variety of bands and ensembles spanning multiple genres over the past 20 years. Regular collaborators over the past decade have included Mark McGuire, Bob Drake, Ian McColm, Patrick Cain, Layne Garrett, Luke Stewart, the Nancy Havlik Dance Performance Group, and countless others.
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Pajama Movie Night: Beauty and the Beast

Bonjour! Be our guest for this classic fairy tale adventure.  Food, pillows, and blankets are welcome as you watch Beauty and the Beast
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End of Summer Reading - Reading Party and Scribble Craft

Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 4:00 pm

Come to West End Library and finish up your summer reading hours. While you are here, we can help you log the final few and distribute prizes! Also, use your creativity to scratch design onto rainbow paper! Open and Suitable for All Ages
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Paper Plate Ice Cream Cone Crafts

Friday, August 25, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join West End Library Staff as we do a summer-specific craft: Paper Plate Ice Cream Cone Making! This program is best for ages 2+