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National Portrait Gallery Explore! Space

Story Time at the National Portrait Gallery

Wednesdays, 11:45 a.m.

Looking for family fun in Penn Quarter?  Drop by the Explore! Family Space at the National Portrait Gallery for story time with DC Public Library staff, Wednesdays, beginning at 11:45 a.m. Enjoy stories, songs and movement that help prepare children for reading in a unique, interactive space. The story times are recommended for children ages 18 months to 6 years with an adult.

Being Thankful with Annie

What I love, and why

Welcome back to Annie’s blog. ‘Tis the season for a lot of things. Cold weather, wind and rain, and maybe even a few flakes if we’re lucky enough to get them. It’s the season for coughs and sneezes (which abound in the children’s room). It’s the season for snuggling up with thick books, thick blankets and thick socks.

Dinovember at Tenley Library: A Roaring Good Time

Enjoy DINO-MITE events throughout the month

  Dino Family Story Time  Saturday, Nov. 2 & 16 10:30 a.m. All ages

Story Time with Annie

How to create a great story time at home or at the library

Welcome back to Annie’s blog! Today’s topic is my favorite part of my in-library job: story times.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15-October 15, 2019

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library, Sept.15-Oct. 15. Bring your child to a special Bilingual Storytime on Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. and have fun with a craft project afterwards. Join us for a children's movie showing on Oct.12 at 2 p.m.  Find new books honoring Hispanic heritage in our book displays throughout the month.

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Story Time at the National Building Museum

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Be a part of the fun as story time returns to the Great Hall of the National Building Museum for the Fall/Winter/Spring, beginning Sept. 3, 2019 (consult the Events and Classes Calendar for all Tuesday story times).  Drop-in for this free program of songs, movement, rhymes and stories while experiencing a majestic and historic space.

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Story Time in Chinatown Parks

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., June and July

DC Public Library returns to Chinatown Parks for story time each Tuesday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Learn ways to prepare your child for reading, meet other parents and caregivers, participate in the library’s Summer Challenge, and enjoy a morning under the story tent in this gem of a park located between I and Massachusetts Avenues, NW.  Story times are from June 4 – July 30 and are recommended for children 5 and under.  

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Story Time at the National Portrait Gallery

Wednesdays, beginning at 11:45 a.m.

DC Public Library joins the National Portrait Gallery’s Tuesday – Friday story time, Wednesdays at 11:45 a.m.  Enjoy stories, music and movement that encourage and model a love of reading and learning in the unique and interactive Explore!

small acts

"Small Acts" Can Make a Big Difference!

Expressing Gratitude for our Social Justice Story Time Donations!

On Saturday, June 23rd and on July 7th we held Social Justice-themed Family story time sessions complete with stories (A is For Activist and