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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
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
Sat, August 20
@ 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 22
@ 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 22
@ 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 23
@ 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 23
@ 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 23
@ 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 24
@ 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 24
@ 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 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Learn "n' Play
Join us for a fun filled morning of activities.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 25
@ 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 25
@ 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 26
@ 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 26
@ 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 27
@ 9:30 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 27
@ 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 29
@ 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 29
@ 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 3
@ 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, 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
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