Friday, November 14, 2014

Story time activities at Rosedale Library (1701 Gales St NE)

Rosedale Library (1701 Gales Street NE) has a full slate of programs for children and teens this month, including celebrations of everyone's favorite childhood friend, the Teddy Bear!  Plus Chess Club, movie nights, sign-alongs and special birthday events for Curious George and Mickey Mouse.  

Rosedale Library is also collecting coats, hats, gloves and other warm accessories for children and teens in Ward 6 and at the DC General Shelter.  Drop off items for the "Give a Child a Coat, Share the Warmth" drive now through November 20th

Story time: Every Monday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. -- Children ages birth-5 with their caretakers can enjoy a story time that includes songs, stories, action rhymes, and fun!

"Big Chair Chess Club": Every Monday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. — Children and teens get to learn how to play from an experienced instructor, Mr. Norman, and participate in friendly games against each other. 

Teddy Bear Storytime: Friday, November 14 at 4:30 p.m. -- In honor of National Teddy Bear Day, bring your favorite friend to Rosedale Library for a teddy-themed story time, with songs, poems a snack and a photo with the two of you!

Curious George Day: Saturday, November 15 beginning at 11:00 a.m. — Rosedale will be having a special Curious George Day, filled with all sorts of fun, including a story time, film, and crafts.  

Mickey Mouse Day: Tuesday, November 18 beginning at 4 p.m. -- In honor of Mickey Mouse's birthday in 1928, children will enjoy a Mickey-themed story time, make their own Mickey (or Minnie!) mouse ears to take home, and see a few Mickey Mouse Playhouse episodes. 

Reel Reading Book Club: Tuesday, November 25 at 5 p.m. — Join Rosedale's Reel Reading Book Club! Kids read a book and then on the last Tuesday of each month they watch the movie that the book inspired, or the movie that inspired the book. Kids can enjoy a brief group discussion as well! November's book selection is Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid, which inspired several movies! 

For more information, visit the website at:; call 202-727-5012 or email

Posted by the Friends of the Rosedale Library

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