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Kids Events and Resources

Library events and reading lists for kids.

Live Virtual School-Age Events

March 1:  Getting Excited About Science:  Join us for an afternoon of science delight!  Steve will inspire you to get  excited about science and even walk you through a home science experiment!

March 4: Virtual Sunshine Club: Join the Dolley Madison Children's librarians for Sunshine Club! Participants will complete activities and challenges that actively spread kindness throughout their communities.

March 9:  Family Yoga: Yoga poses and breathing techniques with songs, stories, games for children  and caretakers

March 9: Online Coding Club: Learn Java programming.  We'll hear about women in tech and then work on coding projects.

March 9: Starlight Storytime:   Join us as we share stories and fun for the entire family. Pajamas and stuffed friends welcome.

March 11:  Virtual Sunshine Club:  Join the Dolley Madison Children's librarians for Sunshine Club! Participants will complete activities and challenges that actively spread kindness throughout their communities.

March 11: Adventures in Art: Join us as we explore the exciting world of art through a combination of stories and art projects. Age 4-7 years with adult.

March 15: Meet Author Terry Catasus Jennings: Join us for the launch of Terry Catasus Jennings's new book Definitely Dominguita in a live, virtual event.

March 17:  An Afternoon with Laura Murray: Virtually meet Laura Murray, the award-winning author of rhyming picture book series – The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School, The Gingerbread Man Loose on the Fire Truck, The Gingerbread Man Loose at Christmas, The Gingerbread Man Loose at the Zoo and The Gingerbread Man & the Leprechaun Loose at School.

March 18: Virtual Sunshine Club Join the Dolley Madison Children's librarians for Sunshine Club! Participants will complete activities and challenges that actively spread kindness throughout their communities.

March 20:  Express Yourself With Movement and Movement: Sing, dance, and move to music, together via Zoom. 

March 22:  Bean Race: Design a racetrack for beans!

March 23: Oakton's Online Children's Book Club: Parents and children, entering grades 4-6, come together online to discuss "Hoot" by Carl Hiaasen.

March 23: Online Coding Club: Learn Java programming.  We'll hear about women in tech and then work on coding projects.

March 25:  Virtual Sunshine Club: Join the Dolley Madison Children's librarians for Sunshine Club! Participants will complete activities and challenges that actively spread kindness throughout their communities.

March 29:  Be a Spelling Bee!:  Join us for a virtual spelling bee and show off your vocabulary skills.  

March 29: Share a Favorite Book: Here's your chance to share a favorite book with other kids. 

April 1: Virtual Sunshine Club: Join the Dolley Madison Children's librarians for Sunshine Club! Participants will complete activities and challenges that actively spread kindness throughout their communities.

April 3:  Saturday Family Storytime: Stories, songs and movement for children of all ages with caregiver.

April 8: Virtual Sunshine Club: Join the Dolley Madison Children's librarians for Sunshine Club! Participants will complete activities and challenges that actively spread kindness throughout their communities.

April 10:  Saturday Family Storytime: Stories, songs and movement for children of all ages with caregiver.

April 15: Virtual Sunshine Club: Join the Dolley Madison Children's librarians for Sunshine Club! Participants will complete activities and challenges that actively spread kindness throughout their communities.

April 17:  Saturday Family Storytime: Stories, songs and movement for children of all ages with caregiver.

April 22: Virtual Sunshine Club: Join the Dolley Madison Children's librarians for Sunshine Club! Participants will complete activities and challenges that actively spread kindness throughout their communities.

April 24:  Saturday Family Storytime: Stories, songs and movement for children of all ages with caregiver.

April 29: Virtual Sunshine Club: Join the Dolley Madison Children's librarians for Sunshine Club! Participants will complete activities and challenges that actively spread kindness throughout their communities.

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