Story Time

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Caldecott Awards Party

Join us for a Caldecott Party! The Caldecott is awarded to the illustrator of the best picture book of the year. Celebrate the winners of this award with a story time, including this year's winner, games, and design your own medals to be featured in a book dispaly at the library. We'll serve refreshments as we announce the book voted for by Georgetown Library patrons and the book that won the real Caldecott Awards. Recommended for ages 3-8.

Wonderful Ones

Join us for songs, books and more! A program for children 12-24 months. Registration required: To sign up, come in or call us at 202-282-0021.

Baby Lap Time

Babies enjoy books, rhymes, songs and other activities on the laps of their caregivers. For pre-walkers. Registration required. Sign up at the children's desk or by phone, 202-282-0021.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Two and three year olds are invited to join us for stories, songs, and more!  A program for children two and three years old. Registration required: To sign up, come in or call us at 202-282-0021.
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and baby bounces as we work together to develop early literacy skills while having fun. Designed for children ages birth to 2 years and their caregivers. Please call 202-724-4691 with any questions.
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Pajama Story Time

Put on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us in the Children's Room for a family story time before heading to bed! We'll read stories, sing songs and perform finger plays together. For children of all ages and their families (children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver). Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.

Toddler Story Time

Get up and get moving for these 20-30 minute programs full of books, songs and other activities designed to help develop a child's language skills.  Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the fun.  No sign-up or registration is required.

It's Family Story Time!

Join us for Family Story Time. On alternating weekends we will enjoy age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, movement and rhymes. This program is for children ages 0-7 and their adult caregivers.
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.

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