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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, July 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Fun with Numbers
Numbers are not boring! Using books and other materials children will have fun learning how to recognize and count numbers.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Fun with Numbers
Numbers are not boring! Using books and other materials children will have fun learning how to recognize and count numbers.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 30
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Loony Life Labs Series “Ready, Set, SCIENCE!”
A Summer Reading Program Get in the game this summer using science! Explore Isaac Newton's laws of motion with us in this abundantly engaging physics performance. Observe the power of all sorts of forces including gravity, centrifugal force, inertia, and learn how these are used in sports to keep your mind and body fit! Watch and listen as we recreate a race's starting gun using our amazing sock cannons. Finally, get in the race on our rocket propelled car! This Mad Science show is sure to plea…
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 30
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Loony Life Labs Series
A Summer Reading Program Explore the natural world and it’s adaptations. Observe creepy crawly bugs, make casts of animal tracks & study the feeding habits of owls as we dissect their lunch’s remains. Some of the weekly topics in this session are: Bugs, Earthworks, Walloping Weather, Mission Nutrition, All about Animals, Life in the Sea, The Birds & the Beasts, Earth Awareness, Nature and The Science of Sport! For all ages. Limit to 25 participants with make-and-take projects at each…
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 1
@ 1 p.m.
Wii Mania
Come show off your gaming skills as you join us for a fun-filled afternoon playing video games.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 1
@ 4 p.m.
Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 2
@ 1 p.m.
"Bored" Game Day
Play board games with your friends & family.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 2
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 2
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoons
Hands-on arts & craft project using a variety of skills.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Tales for Tots
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 3
@ 1 p.m.
Cinema Wednesdays
Feature movie titles, varying in length from 90 minutes to 2 hours.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Children
Thu, August 4
@ 1 p.m.
Meet Someone New
Do you love to explore and learn about new people, places or things? Bring you favorite non-fiction book to share and discuss your book with other readers.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 5
@ 10:30 a.m.
Baby Lap-sit
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Fri, August 5
@ 1 p.m.
D.E.A.R (Drop Everything and Read) with E-books
Want to improve the reading habits of your child? Then join us for a reading adventure with e-books using interactive reading websites.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, August 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
Fun with Numbers
Numbers are not boring!!! Using books and other materials children will have fun learning how to recognize and count numbers.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, August 6
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Loony Life Labs Series
A Summer Reading Program Explore the natural world and it’s adaptations. Observe creepy crawly bugs, make casts of animal tracks & study the feeding habits of owls as we dissect their lunch’s remains. Some of the weekly topics in this session are: Bugs, Earthworks, Walloping Weather, Mission Nutrition, All about Animals, Life in the Sea, The Birds & the Beasts, Earth Awareness, Nature and The Science of Sport! For all ages. Limit to 25 participants with make-and-take projects at each…
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 8
@ 1 p.m.
Wii Mania
Come show off your gaming skills as you join us for a fun-filled afternoon playing video games.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 8
@ 4 p.m.
Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 9
@ 1 p.m.
"Bored" Game Day
Play board games with your friends & family.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 9
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 9
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoons
Hands-on arts & craft project using a variety of skills.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Tales for Tots
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 10
@ 1 p.m.
Cinema Wednesdays
Feature movie titles, varying in length from 90 minutes to 2 hours.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Children
Thu, August 11
@ 1 p.m.
Meet Someone New
Do you love to explore and learn about new people, places or things? Bring you favorite non-fiction book to share and discuss your book with other readers.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 11
@ 2 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at the Fort Washington Library! Sessions include: Ninja Party! Ages 6-12
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, August 12
@ 1 p.m.
D.E.A.R (Drop Everything and Read) with E-books
Want to improve the reading habits of your child? Then join us for a reading adventure with e-books using interactive reading websites.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, August 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Fun with Numbers
Numbers are not boring!!! Using books and other materials children will have fun learning how to recognize and count numbers.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, August 13
@ 2 p.m.
Scavenger Hunt
Get your Sherlock on!!! Think you know a lot about different topics? Let's find out as you join us for a scavenger hunt.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 15
@ 1 p.m.
Wii Mania
Come show off your gaming skills as you join us for a fun-filled afternoon playing video games.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 15
@ 4 p.m.
Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 16
@ 1 p.m.
"Bored" Game Day
Play board games with your friends & family.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 16
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 16
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Abracadabra
A Summer Reading Celebration for All Ages! Children will be wowed and amazed at the sleight of hand tricks and the comedic talents of Children's Magician Evan Paquette. Evan holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Theater and uses magic to both entertain and promote learning. As a special treat, after the 40-minute interactive magic show, Evan leads a short hands-on workshop for the kids to test their own magical abilities. Presented by Urban Stages.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Tales for Tots
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 17
@ 1 p.m.
Cinema Wednesdays
Feature movie titles, varying in length from 90 minutes to 2 hours.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Children
Thu, August 18
@ 1 p.m.
Meet Someone New
Do you love to explore and learn about new people, places or things? Bring you favorite non-fiction book to share and discuss your book with other readers.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
Baby Lap-sit
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Fri, August 19
@ 1 p.m.
D.E.A.R (Drop Everything and Read) with E-books
Want to improve the reading habits of your child? Then join us for a reading adventure with e-books using interactive reading websites.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, August 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Fun with Numbers
Numbers are not boring!!! Using books and other materials children will have fun learning how to recognize and count numbers.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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