Story Time

Hora de Cuentos

Calling All Readers!

Monday, July 3, 2017, 10:30 am

Calling all readers ages 3-5!Do you like stories?Grab your grown-up and pay us a visit.  Be advised: This program may expose the reader in you!  The 30-40 minute reading programs are designed to promote language and listening skills.  Join us and exercise your mind with stories and activities that spark the imagination and arouse curiosity. SEE YOU THERE!

Come to Firefighter Story Time and Meet Real Firefighters!

Come to a special story time with Real DC Firefighters! Visit the Parklands Turner Library on Tuesday, April 4 at 10 a.m. and meet real firefighters! The fire fighters will talk to you about fire safety and show you their fire trucks! A librarian will read stories about firefighters, fire safety, and fire trucks. This story time is especially designed for children ages 3 and up. 
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A Jazzy Afternoon

It’s Jazz Appreciation Month! Kids can enjoy a story time teaching them about famous jazz musicians as well as listen to a few jazz songs. For ages 4 and up. 
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Irish Folktales

Come celebrate Irish culture with some Irish folktales and do a celtic craft. This program is recommended for ages 5 and up.
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Paws to Read-- A Special Family Story Time

Let’s celebrate PAWS TO READ MONTH!   Every child is encouraged to bring a favorite Animal Stuffy to this special Family Story Time! Our story time books and songs will be an ode to beloved pets as we celebrate the best features of our furry friends! Beware: barking, meowing, chirping and howling may ensue!  Appropriate for birth to five years old  
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 4:00 pm

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  

Bilingual Story Time / Hora de los Cuentos

Stories, songs, dances, and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults. Cuentos, canciones, cailes, y más en inglés y español para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos.  
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Family Story Time

Saturday, July 1, 2017, 10:30 am

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.  Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
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Story Time at the Petworth Safeway

The DC Public Library and Safeway have teamed up to bring Story Time to the Georgia Ave./Petworth Safeway on the second Thursday of every month. Join us on March 9, 2017 at 10 a.m. as we share books, rhymes, music and other fun activities. Click HERE to view the flier.

Read Across America

Anacostia Library in partnership with DC Fire and EMS present Read Across America!  In celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday, local firefighters will join us to lead a special story time for children.