Family Programs

Cat in the Hat

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss! It’s an all-day celebration at the library. Join us at 11 a.m. for a special Dr. Seuss-themed storytime for Preschoolers ages 3-5. Afterwards, we’ll make our own Lorax moustaches, Cat in the Hat hats, and more! At 4 p.m., we’ll have a scavenger hunt for Thing 1 and Thing 2 and their friends. Festivities conclude at 6 p.m., so don’t miss your chance to pin a heart on the Grinch!
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Create Your Own Pot of Gold

It's St. Patrick's Day! Even if you don't have the luck of the Irish, you can still have a good time. Join us for some St. Paddy's day stories and a craft. All supplies will be provided. For ages 6 and up. 
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Bookworm Bookmarks

You don't need to be a book lover to enjoy our simple craft. Make a bookworm bookmark to take home or give to someone special. All supplies will be provided. For ages 6 and up. 
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Flying High: Celebrating Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month. In celebration of this special time, we will read some books about women flyers like Amelia Earhart or Bessie Coleman. Stay for our aeronautical challenge as we build an airplane-related craft! All supplies will be provided. For ages 6 and up. 
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Bird Feeder Craft

It's almost spring, and what better way is there to welcome the coming season than to put out some tasty treats for our feathered friends? Join us as we take some recyclable materials and turn them into an amazing bird feeder that you can take home and hang up. All supplies will be provided. For ages 6 and up. 
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Tween Art Club

Do you like to sketch, doodle or find other ways to use your imagination and creativity? Join us as we start a new club devoted to learning about art and putting this into practice: each time we'll try something new. Supplies will be provided. For ages 8 and above. 
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Wii Club

Please join us in the Children's Room to play Wii games.  For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 

Saint Patrick's Day Party

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the library! We’ll make crafts, color, and read stories together.   
LEGO Book

Lego Club

Join us in the Children's Room to build and play with LEGO blocks. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Cal Ripken Jr.

Meet Baseball Legend Cal Ripken, Jr.

Meet baseball legend and author Cal Ripken, Jr. and hear him talk about his new children's book, The Closer.   Books will be available for purchase at the event from Politics & Prose Book Store.

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