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21 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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 green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Tween Colormania
If you're a tween (8-11yrs) and love to color, join us for Tween Colormania Club. We'll provide the pictures and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may color outside the lines. Red grass and green sky - Have some fun with us. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren
Wed, February 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime: 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, February 22
@ 4 p.m.
TEEN LOUNGE
VIDEO GAMES, LAPTOPS, MUSIC, FILM, ARTS & CRAFTS, SCIENCE, BOOK DISCUSSIONS AND MORE… Different things to do, Every week, something new… Meeting weekly in the Young Adult Section or the Community Room, Wednesdays 4 pm - 5:30 pm. Image: art by Dayanna, original drawing: ink on paper, 12/7/16
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 23
@ 4 p.m.
Storytime: 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
Fri, February 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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
Sat, February 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Fun with Shapes & Colors
Can your child recognize shapes/ colors? Circle, square, red, blue etc. Join us every Saturday morning in February to learn about shapes, shapes and more shapes, & colors, colors and more colors!
Fort Washington LibraryChildren
Sat, February 25
@ 12 noon
Dream, Paint/ color
In this regularly occurring Saturday program, kids are encouraged to come and explore their creative sides. Much of the work done during this program will be self-directed, allowing participants to explore their own interests. Work done in this program may end up on exhibition in our Children’s Room. We provide all art supplies.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 25
@ 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 green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 5 p.m.
Winter's Eve
Join us for an afternoon of seasonal stories and a fun activity.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren
Tue, February 28
@ 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 green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 2
@ 4:30 p.m.
Dr. Seuss Celebration - Read to Succeed
Presley and Melody's interactive "read and sing" music productions unleach the "power of Music" as they integrate a live music program with reading, singing, and audience participations. This creative interactive musical experience transform fans from spectators to participators, as children become stars on stage. Best for children of all ages.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 4
@ 11 a.m.
Fort Washington Book Discussion Group
Come join to discuss The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life. Using his intuitive feel for the exact book a reader needs, Perdu mends broken hearts and souls. The only person he can't seem to heal through literature is himself; he's still haunted by heartbreak after his great love disappeared. She left him with only a letter, which he ha…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, April 1
@ 11 a.m.
Fort Washington Book Discussion Group
Come join to discuss Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology by Leah Remini Bold, brash, and bravely confessional, Troublemaker chronicles Leah Remini’s remarkable journey toward emotional and spiritual freedom, both for herself and for her family. This is a memoir designed to reveal the hard-won truths of a life lived honestly—from an author unafraid of the consequence.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, April 8
@ 2 p.m.
Beakers and Brushes
Students explore scientific concepts through the lens of artists who express themselves using science, getting an in-depth look at how they use a variety of themes like physics, math and technology in their work. For ages 5 and older. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 15
@ 2 p.m.
Beakers and Brushes
Students explore scientific concepts through the lens of artists who express themselves using science, getting an in-depth look at how they use a variety of themes like physics, math and technology in their work. For ages 5 and older. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 22
@ 2 p.m.
Beakers and Brushes
Students explore scientific concepts through the lens of artists who express themselves using science, getting an in-depth look at how they use a variety of themes like physics, math and technology in their work. For ages 5 and older. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 22
@ 2 p.m.
Debt Free by 2018!
Debt Free by 2018! How can you repay your debt when you have so many monthly bills? Learn how to build a repayment plan from a financial coach who has helped clients repay thousands of dollars in debt. We’ll cover: • Deciding which debts to pay first • Repaying all (or most) of your debt in 24 months • Finding free and low cost ways to enjoy your favorite things
Fort Washington LibraryAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 2 p.m.
Beakers and Brushes
Students explore scientific concepts through the lens of artists who express themselves using science, getting an in-depth look at how they use a variety of themes like physics, math and technology in their work. For ages 5 and older. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, May 6
@ 11 a.m.
Fort Washington Book Discussion Group
Come join to discuss Disclaimer by Renee Knight Finding a mysterious novel at her bedside plunges documentary filmmaker Catherine Ravenscroft into a living nightmare. Though ostensibly fiction, The Perfect Stranger recreates in vivid, unmistakable detail the terrible day Catherine became hostage to a dark secret, a secret that only one other person knew--and that person is dead.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, June 10
@ 11 a.m.
Fort Washington Book Discussion Group
Come join us to discuss H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald Heart-wrenching and humorous, this book is an unflinching account of bereavement and a unique look at the magnetism of an extraordinary beast, with a parallel examination of a legendary writer's eccentric falconry. Obsession, madness, memory, myth, and history combine to achieve a distinctive blend of nature writing and memoir from an outstanding literary innovator.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults

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