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14 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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 30
@ 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 30
@ 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 30
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoons
Hands-on arts & craft project using a variety of skills.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 30
@ 5:30 p.m.
PJ Party in the Heights
Come in your pajamas with your favorite stuffed toy and join us for a fun filled evening of stories , songs & a craft.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 31
@ 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
Wed, August 31
@ 10:30 p.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
Sat, September 10
@ 11 a.m.
Fort Washington Book Discussion Group
Come join us to discuss Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff At age twenty-two, Lotto and Mathilde are tall, glamorous, madly in love, and destined for greatness. A decade later, their marriage is still the envy of their friends, but with an electric thrill we understand that things are even more complicated and remarkable than they have seemed. With stunning revelations and multiple threads, and in prose that is vibrantly alive and original, Groff delivers a deeply satisfying novel about lo…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, September 10
@ 11 a.m.
Queens of Crochet
Come join the Queens and get lost in the creative world of crochet. Learn how to chain, loop, stitch and so much more.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, September 24
@ 11 a.m.
Queens of Crochet
Come join the Queens and get lost in the creative world of crochet. Learn how to chain, loop, stitch and so much more.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 1
@ 11 a.m.
Fort Washington Book Discussion Group
Come join to discuss Eviction by Matthew Desmond Based on years of embedded fieldwork and painstakingly gathered data, this masterful book transforms our understanding of extreme poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving a devastating, uniquely American problem. Its unforgettable scenes of hope and loss remind us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, November 5
@ 11 a.m.
Fort Washington Book Discussion Group
Come join us to discuss The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith Since his debut in 1955, Tom Ripley has evolved into the ultimate bad boy sociopath. Here, in this first Ripley novel, we are introduced to suave Tom Ripley, a young striver, newly arrived in the heady world of Manhattan. A product of a broken home, branded a "sissy" by his dismissive Aunt Dottie, Ripley meets a wealthy industrialist who hires him to bring his playboy son, Dickie Greenleaf, back from gallivanting in…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, December 3
@ 11 a.m.
Fort Washington Book Discussion Group
Come join us to discuss When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when the future, no longer a ladder toward your goals in life, flattens out into a perpetual present? What does it mean to have a child, to nurture a new life as another fades away? These are some of the questions Kalanithi wrestles with in this profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults