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Kids helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more.


Brainiacs photoAges 5-12 (Limit 20)

Spauldings Branch

Thursday, July 28, 2 pm


Come learn how the brain works, and why it is so important to keep your brain healthy and safe. Please contact branch to register at 301-817-3750.

Besa African Fitness

Besa African Fitness photo

All ages


Bowie Branch
Saturday, August 6, 2  pm


Join us for a cultural fitness experience at your library! A Besa workout is an exercise with forms and techniques created from African dances. “Besa” is an Akan (Ghanaian) word meaning “come dance.” This aerobic exercise is a great cardio workout!

Lego® Creative Clubs @ your library

Lego®Ages 5-12 (Children under 8 with adult caregiver) 


Enjoy freestyle building. Lego parts will be provided. Kids, let your imagination run wild!


Glenarden Branch
Wednesdays, 4:30 pm


Accokeek Branch
Wednesdays, 7 pm

STEM Family Night

STEM Family Night photo

Ages 5-12 with adult caregiver


Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.


Hillcrest Heights Branch
Wednesdays, 4:30 pm


South Bowie Branch
Tuesdays, 7 pm

Boys Read 

90+3 Boys Read
Glenarden Branch
Ages 8-12, Tuesdays, 4 pm
Join us at the Glenarden Branch for our new 90+3 Boys Read program! Led by a former NCAA Division 1 athlete, this program will give boys the chance to read about sports, and more importantly gain the skills to be successful in the classroom and in life.

Program highlights include reading books about some of the best soccer players and teams in the world, playing outside to build teamwork, eating healthy snacks, and meeting other academically-driven young men.

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