Summer Reading

'The Enormous Crocodile' Book

UNCENSORED: Reader's Theatre Presents 'The Enormous Crocodile'

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre to celebrate Roahl Dahl and Banned Book Week: Our Right to Read.
The Briefcase of Juris P. Prudence

Juris Prudence and the Law

Youth and teenagers: join us for a discussion with attorney Jessica Childress about the different types of lawyers and how to prepare early for a career in law. Please contact with any questions.
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Jazz in the Basement :: Sarah & Fred Hughes

Jazz in the Basement at The Goethe Institut Washington presents father/daughter duo Fred (piano) and Sarah (saxophone) Hughes. Join us for a lovely afternoon of local jazz, plus conversation with the artists.  Thank you to volunteer organizers, Bertrand Uberall and John Cook.  Goethe Institut  1990 K St. NW (enter on the 20th St. entrance)  FREE || All Ages   
DowntownDC Live! at Franklin ParkJenna Camille

DowntownDC Live! at Franklin Park w/ Jenna Camille

The DC Punk Archive and IndieLove Enterprises present local artist Jenna Camille & her band at DowntownDC Live! at Franklin Park.

Kids' Club: Escape to a Better World! (**A School-Age Program**)

Inspired by video game escape-the-room adventures, escape rooms are timed, theme adventures in which players are given a plot or scenario in which they must solve a series of puzzles, riddles and/or problem sets using clues and strategy to complete the objectives and "escape" the room they're in.
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The End of Summer Reading Party

Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading with crafts, games, and refreshments. If you have read more hours than Georgetown Children's Staff, you have the chance to pelt a Librarian with a water balloon (or in the case of Ms. Jess - silly string). 
Meche Korrect

Fringe Music in the Library :: Meche Korrect

Meche Korrect is a performance artist, freelance writer, and educator from Washington D.C. whose work looks to inspire all ages and generations. A lover of art and travel, she currently splits her time between the D.M.V and Ghana.
Maker Robot

Maker Generation presents Robots!!

Children ages 6-12 will have a blast experimenting with basic robotics.  Children 8 and under with an adult please.  
All About Japan in the DC Public Library catalog


Come learn about Japanese culture and language! Japan-in-a-Suitcase brings traditional toys, clothing, school items, and crafts to encourage a deeper understanding and awareness of Japan and Japanese culture. Presented by the Japan America Society of Washington, D.C.  For children ages 5 and older. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of 8 or more should call to assure space. Questions? Call 202-727-0971.
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Shakespeare for the Young

Shakespeare for the Young is a company of puppeteers and designers dedicated to bringing the Bard's stories and poetry to young audiences through the medium of puppets. They will be performing a show based on the fairy story from William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.  The goal of the show is to provide children with a fun, interactive cultural experience that will encourage language growth, risk-taking, creativity, and empathy for others.