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Meteorite Lab

February 22, 2017 - 12:12am
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

It's time to explore our meteorite lab! Learn about meteorites and the scientific process in this fun STEM program.

Storm Center for Kids!

February 19, 2017 - 2:53am
When: Monday, March 20, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

What causes weather changes? Why does March come in like a lion and go out like a lamb? We will cover high and low pressure and different temperatures and how they influence wind. We will do an experiment and make a weather-related craft that you can take home!

Waldorf West Family Story Time

February 17, 2017 - 2:41am
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

This story time is a monthly program that is scheduled for every 3rd Saturday and includes books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for children of multiple ages and their parents. This is a 45 minute program and a simple craft is included.

Art Exploration: Discovering Johannes Vermeer

February 15, 2017 - 2:29am
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Join us for an afternoon of art history and a hands-on art project. Attendees will learn about Johannes Vermeer and what made his art so unique and then get to create their own one of a kind art inspired by Vermeer.

(Waldorf West) Family Game Night

February 14, 2017 - 2:23am
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

It's Family Game Night! Spend time with family and friends playing new and classic board games like Candy Land, Checkers, Scatergories Pictionary, Chutes and Ladders and more! Or you can try out our Snap Circuits kits!

Family Yoga

February 13, 2017 - 2:20am
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

This is an introduction to Yoga for young children in a playful and imaginative way. The name of the game is to have fun, get energized, and mimic nature and the world around you using your own body. Open to children and their parents, grandparents & caregivers!

Under the Sea Storytime

February 13, 2017 - 2:20am
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Join us for a special under the sea themed story time. There will be ocean themed stories, songs and crafts.

Waldorf West Evening Storytime

February 13, 2017 - 2:20am
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

This story time encourages emerging literacy skills through books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for children of multiple ages and their parents. This is a 30 minute program that includes a simple craft.

Archaeologists Dig for Clues!

February 10, 2017 - 2:08am
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Archaeologists dig for clues about the past. Let's see if you can figure out our clues and guess what they tell us; and figure out what clues we are leaving for future archaeologist. This will be a very fun interactive program!

Paws to Read

February 10, 2017 - 2:08am
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

This program, for kids ages 5-14, lets them read to a furry friend who is a great listener! Improved reading skills and confidence (plus fun) are the goals. All dogs are certified therapy dogs.

Early Dismissal Day: Color Changing Slime!

February 9, 2017 - 1:57am
When: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Junior scientists will get to make super fun slime that changes color with heat or cold! Learn about what causes the color change and take your slime home with you afterward!

Minecraft for Kids!

February 9, 2017 - 1:57am
When: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

If you and your friends are crazy about Minecraft, join us for an evening of building and Creepers! We'll provide the building challenges (past challenges have included building a library and building statues) and you provide the creativity!

Fun Time Yoga

February 7, 2017 - 1:47am
When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Yoga comes to life in these creative themed classes designed to stimulate a child’s growing curiosity. Sprinkled with cooperative games, activities, and music to engage the natural energy of each child. Classes explore Yoga poses, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques to convey lessons in self-expression, stress management, body image, social skills, and positive thinking. Open to children ages 4-9 and their caregivers.

Crafty Kids: Art Under the Sea

February 7, 2017 - 1:47am
When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Join us for an under the seas craft night. Participants will create a jellyfish and a seahorse out of paper products to take home.

Cuddle Time

February 1, 2017 - 1:16am
When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

A fun and unique storytime that will teach babies social skills, listening comprehension and the foundations of reading through board books and songs!

Storytime!

February 1, 2017 - 1:16am
When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

Storytime for children 2-5 years old. Each week has a theme that features fun stories, songs, and a craft at the end!

Storytime!

February 1, 2017 - 1:16am
When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

Storytime for children 2-5 years old. Each week has a theme that features fun stories, songs, and a craft at the end!

Homeschool S.T.E.A.M. Club

February 1, 2017 - 1:16am
When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Once a month we will have a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activity for early elementary age homeschool students. Join us for fun, learning, and socializing. Both sessions each month will be the same activity in March we will be doing and Engineering project.

(Waldorf P.D. Brown) Preschool Storytime

January 31, 2017 - 1:09am
When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch

Story Time is a weekly "must" for children ages 2 to 5. Each program includes book reading, dancing & music, flannel board activities, and tons of fun!
Drop-in. No registration required. An adult must accompany children.

Homeschool Book Club - The Invention of Hugo Cabret

January 31, 2017 - 1:09am
When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

The Homeschool Book Club will feature a well-known book and the movie adaptation of that book to discuss and review. Each book club meeting encourages homeschooled children to read and compare the book to the film. In March we will read The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick and watch the correlating movie titled, "Hugo."

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