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National Hispanic Heritage Month starts on September 15. Bring attention to the yearly celebration by highlighting the history and culture of Mexico, Spain, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. 

Copious Crafts:  This week Ms. Sharon, will help you create your own tie dye art.


Purr-fect reads

Reston Public Library Staff presents: How to Make Catapults

STAY TUNED: Upcoming On Demand Videos

August 31: Copious Crafts:  Origami Jumping Frogs:  Join Ms. Sharon as she shows you how to make paper frogs that actually jump.  

September 7: Kitchen Cupboard Scientists Episode 1:  Join Ms. Lucy to learn about how to do fun experiments at home using items you already have in your kitchen!

September 10: One Bowl Brownies: Learn how to make a delicious, chocolate treat using just a single bowl!

September 14: Pet Rocks: Did you know you can make a unique creation to keep you company from an easy to find material in your own backyard? Grab a rock and create with us.

September 17: Purr-fect Reads:  Staff from Reston Regional Library will share some books that you (and your cats) will adore!

September 24: Make and Take Craft: Catapults:  Gather your supplies and follow along as staff from Reston Regional Library guide you through a fun craft activity.

 

 

Live Digital School-Age Events

October 2:  Gaming at the Library: Come and join us for a video gaming session. Hit the racetrack with Mario Kart 8 for the Nintendo Switch. Select a character and Race your friends. Seats are limited. Age 8-12.

October 5: Esports LeagueA league for young gamers to get together via Zoom and play games like DOTA 2, Fortnite, OverWatch and League of Legends.

October 5: Makerspace Mondays: Join us to explore a STEM book from the library! During this session, we will learn how to make paper airplanes.

October 7: Graphic Novel Book ClubWhat is your favorite graphic novel series?  Lunch Lady? CatStronauts? Amulet? Geronimo Stilton.? Dog Man? Give your recommendation, learn about new series you might like.

October 9: Virtual Chess ClubLearn and improve chess skills using online Lichess tactics. 

October 14: Audio Aloud: A round table reading program for parents and children via Zoom. We will read aloud books together, starting with a series of short stories.

October 14: Graphic Novel Book Club: Bring one of your favorite graphic novels and share what you liked about the story, the art, and the author.

October 19: Esports League: A league for young gamers to get together via Zoom and play games like DOTA 2, Fortnite, OverWatch and League of Legends.

October 22: Music and Movement with Kofi Dennis: Come dance, sing and play musical instruments with Wolf Trap children performer Kofi Dennis. All Ages. No registration necessary.

October 28: Audio Aloud: A round table reading program for parents and children via Zoom. We will read aloud books together, starting with a series of short stories.

September 28: Esports LeagueA league for young gamers to get together via Zoom and play games like DOTA 2, Fortnite, OverWatch and League of Legends.

September 28:  Judy Blume Book Club - The Pain and the Great OneJoin Ms. Cristian as she reads aloud another entertaining book by Judy Blume, then challenge yourself during online trivia, and create something fun! 

September 29: Trivia Quiz for Kids: See how many questions you can answer. There will be a variety of topics covered.

September 30: Audio Aloud: A round table reading program for parents and children via Zoom. We will read aloud books together, starting with a series of short stories.

 

Ongoing School-Age Events

Cozy Crafts: Daily Event until September 30

Story Walk : Daily Event until September 13

Elephant and Piggie Word-Venture: Daily Event until October 12

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