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STARFest Serving Families since 1972

STAR Fest 2022

2022-08-21 13:00:00 2022-08-21 17:00:00 America/New_York STAR Fest 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library -

Sunday, August 21
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-08-21 13:00:00 2022-08-21 17:00:00 America/New_York STAR Fest 2022 Celebrate Singing, Talking and Reading with DC Public Library as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library! Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library -

Celebrate Singing, Talking and Reading with DC Public Library as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library!

Singing, talking, reading, writing and playing are great healthy habits that will help your child grow into a confident learner. At STAR Fest, your family will learn about them all as you enjoy:

  • Music by Latin-Grammy Award-winning group, 123 Andrés and Move with Mr. Prather's Mr. Prather
  • Author talks and book signings by author-illustrator duo Anna Kang and Christopher Weyant and 123 Andrés
  • Games and activities, including a petting zoo, face painting, and a bubbleologist.
  • A birthday party for the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library which opened on Aug. 21, 1972.
  • Family story time and a special guest reader, The Cat in the Hat!
  • Free books for your home library and fun giveaways
  • Free boxed lunches (while supplies last)
  • Opportunities to connect with local education partners, Strong Start, Ready for Pre-K and DC Childcare Connections
  • and much more!

Learn more about STAR and other ways you can support your child's learning by visiting the STAR page or by visiting your neighborhood library.


¡Celebra el 50 Aniversario de la Biblioteca Conmemorativa de Martin Luther King Jr.! Celebra esta fiesta de cumpleaños para la Biblioteca Conmemorativa de Martin Luther King Jr. que se inauguró el 21 de agosto de 1972. Cantar, hablar, leer, escribir y jugar son hábitos saludables que ayudarán a sus hijos en convertirse en un aprendiz seguro. En STAR Fest, aprende y disfruta en familiar:

  • Música del grupo ganador del Premio Latin Grammy ,123 Andrés y Move with Mr. Prather's.
  • Charlas de autor y firmas de libros a cargo del dúo autor-ilustrador Anna Kang y Christopher Weyant y 123 Andrés.
  • Habran juegos y actividades, que incluyen mascotas, pintura de caras y más.
  • Cuentos en familia con un lector invitado, ¡El gato en el sombrero!
  • Disfruta de libros gratis y obsequios divertidos.
  • Almuerzo gratis (hasta que se agoten)
  • Oportunidades para conectarse con grupos educativos, Strong Start, Ready for Pre-K y DC Childcare Connections.

Obtenga más información sobre STAR y otras formas en que puedes apoyar el aprendizaje de sus hijos visitando la página de STAR o visitando la biblioteca de su vecindario.

AGE GROUP: | Birth - 5 |

EVENT TYPE: | Story Time | Family Program | Educational Program | Back to School |

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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Phone: (202) 727-0321

Hours
Mon, Sep 26 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Sep 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Sep 28 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Sep 29 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Sep 30 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 02 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Sat, Oct 01, All day

Sat, Oct 01, All day

Sat, Oct 01, All day

Sat, Oct 01, All day

Sat, Oct 01, All day

Sat, Oct 01, All day

Sat, Oct 01, 10:00am - 2:00pm

Sat, Oct 01, 10:30am - 11:30am

Sat, Oct 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
A02-A Program Room

Canceled
Sat, Oct 01, 12:15pm - 2:15pm

Sat, Oct 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sun, Oct 02, All day

Sun, Oct 02, All day

Sun, Oct 02, All day

Sun, Oct 02, All day

Sun, Oct 02, All day

Sun, Oct 02, All day

Sun, Oct 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Mon, Oct 03, All day

Mon, Oct 03, All day

Mon, Oct 03, All day

Mon, Oct 03, All day

Mon, Oct 03, All day

Mon, Oct 03, All day

Mon, Oct 03, 10:30am - 12:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 03, 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Mon, Oct 03, 12:05pm - 12:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 03, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
105-D Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 03, 3:35pm - 4:15pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 03, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Mon, Oct 03, 7:05pm - 7:45pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 04, All day

Tue, Oct 04, All day

Tue, Oct 04, All day

Tue, Oct 04, All day

Tue, Oct 04, All day

Tue, Oct 04, All day

Tue, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:00am

Tue, Oct 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 04, 12:05pm - 12:35pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 04, 12:05pm - 12:35pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Space

Tue, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Tue, Oct 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Wed, Oct 05, All day

Wed, Oct 05, All day

Wed, Oct 05, All day

Wed, Oct 05, All day

Wed, Oct 05, All day

Wed, Oct 05, All day

Wed, Oct 05, 10:00am - 4:00pm
105-A Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 10:30am - 12:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 12:05pm - 12:35pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 3:05pm - 3:35pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thu, Oct 06, All day

Thu, Oct 06, All day

Thu, Oct 06, All day

Thu, Oct 06, All day

Thu, Oct 06, All day

Thu, Oct 06, All day

Thu, Oct 06, 11:30am - 1:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Event Space

Thu, Oct 06, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 06, 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Thu, Oct 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 06, 1:05pm - 1:35pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 06, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 06, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Oct 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Fri, Oct 07, All day

Fri, Oct 07, All day

Fri, Oct 07, All day

Fri, Oct 07, All day

Fri, Oct 07, All day

Fri, Oct 07, All day

Fri, Oct 07, 10:30am - 12:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Fri, Oct 07, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Fri, Oct 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Fri, Oct 07, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
105-D Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 08, All day

Sat, Oct 08, All day

Sat, Oct 08, All day

Sat, Oct 08, All day

Sat, Oct 08, All day

Sat, Oct 08, All day

Sat, Oct 08, 10:30am - 11:30am

Sat, Oct 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Canceled
Sat, Oct 08, 12:15pm - 2:15pm

Sat, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Sat, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, Oct 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
401-E Conference Room (20-46 Person Capacity)

Sun, Oct 09, All day

Sun, Oct 09, All day

Sun, Oct 09, All day

Sun, Oct 09, All day

Sun, Oct 09, All day

Sun, Oct 09, All day

Mon, Oct 10, All day

Mon, Oct 10, All day

Mon, Oct 10, All day

Mon, Oct 10, All day

Mon, Oct 10, All day

Mon, Oct 10, All day

Mon, Oct 10, 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Mon, Oct 10, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Mon, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tue, Oct 11, All day

Tue, Oct 11, All day

Tue, Oct 11, All day

Tue, Oct 11, All day

Tue, Oct 11, All day

Tue, Oct 11, All day

Tue, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Tue, Oct 11, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Oct 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Wed, Oct 12, All day

Wed, Oct 12, All day

Wed, Oct 12, All day

Wed, Oct 12, All day

Wed, Oct 12, All day

Wed, Oct 12, All day

Wed, Oct 12, 10:00am - 4:00pm
105-A Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 12:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 12, 11:00am - 11:30am

Wed, Oct 12, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Thu, Oct 13, All day

Thu, Oct 13, All day

Thu, Oct 13, All day

Thu, Oct 13, All day

Thu, Oct 13, All day

Thu, Oct 13, All day

Thu, Oct 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 13, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Thu, Oct 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Fri, Oct 14, All day

Fri, Oct 14, All day

Fri, Oct 14, All day

Fri, Oct 14, All day

Fri, Oct 14, All day

Fri, Oct 14, All day

Fri, Oct 14, 10:30am - 12:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Fri, Oct 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Fri, Oct 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 15, All day

Sat, Oct 15, All day

Sat, Oct 15, All day

Sat, Oct 15, All day

Sat, Oct 15, All day

Sat, Oct 15, All day

Sat, Oct 15, 10:00am - 11:00am

Sat, Oct 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 15, 10:30am - 11:30am

Sat, Oct 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
A02-A Program Room

Sat, Oct 15, 12:15pm - 2:15pm
205-H Accessibility Program Room

Sat, Oct 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, Oct 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
East Storefront A & B

Sun, Oct 16, All day

Sun, Oct 16, All day

Sun, Oct 16, All day

Sun, Oct 16, All day

Mon, Oct 17, All day

Mon, Oct 17, All day

Mon, Oct 17, All day

Mon, Oct 17, All day

Mon, Oct 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 17, 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Mon, Oct 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Mon, Oct 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Mon, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
401-G Conference Room (6-46 Person Capacity_

Tue, Oct 18, All day

Tue, Oct 18, All day

Tue, Oct 18, All day

Tue, Oct 18, All day

Tue, Oct 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Tue, Oct 18, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Oct 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Wed, Oct 19, All day

Wed, Oct 19, All day

Wed, Oct 19, All day

Wed, Oct 19, All day

Wed, Oct 19, 10:00am - 4:00pm
105-A Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 19, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Wed, Oct 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 20, All day

Thu, Oct 20, All day

Thu, Oct 20, All day

Thu, Oct 20, All day

Thu, Oct 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 20, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Fri, Oct 21, All day

Fri, Oct 21, All day

Fri, Oct 21, All day

Fri, Oct 21, All day

Fri, Oct 21, 10:30am - 12:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Fri, Oct 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Fri, Oct 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 22, All day

Sat, Oct 22, All day

Sat, Oct 22, All day

Sat, Oct 22, All day

Rescheduled
Sat, Oct 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
New date Saturday, October 22, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Sat, Oct 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 22, 11:00am - 1:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 22, 12:15pm - 2:15pm
205-H Accessibility Program Room

Sat, Oct 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, Oct 22, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Sat, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Sun, Oct 23, All day

Sun, Oct 23, All day

Sun, Oct 23, All day

Sun, Oct 23, All day

Sun, Oct 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Sun, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Oct 24, All day

Mon, Oct 24, All day

Mon, Oct 24, All day

Mon, Oct 24, All day

Mon, Oct 24, 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Mon, Oct 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 24, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Mon, Oct 24, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tue, Oct 25, All day

Tue, Oct 25, All day

Tue, Oct 25, All day

Tue, Oct 25, All day

Tue, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Tue, Oct 25, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Oct 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Wed, Oct 26, All day

Wed, Oct 26, All day

Wed, Oct 26, All day

Wed, Oct 26, All day

Wed, Oct 26, 10:00am - 4:00pm
105-A Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 26, 11:30am - 1:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 26, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 26, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 27, All day

Thu, Oct 27, All day

Thu, Oct 27, All day

Thu, Oct 27, All day

Thu, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 27, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 27, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 27, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
401 Oklahoma Ave NE

Thu, Oct 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
205-H Accessibility Program Room

Fri, Oct 28, All day

Fri, Oct 28, All day

Fri, Oct 28, All day

Fri, Oct 28, All day

Fri, Oct 28, 10:30am - 12:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Fri, Oct 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Fri, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Fri, Oct 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Auditorium

Sat, Oct 29, All day

Sat, Oct 29, All day

Sat, Oct 29, All day

Sat, Oct 29, All day

Sat, Oct 29, 10:00am - 1:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 29, 10:30am - 11:30am

Sat, Oct 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-O Adult Learning Lab

Sat, Oct 29, 12:15pm - 2:15pm
205-H Accessibility Program Room

Sat, Oct 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sun, Oct 30, All day

Sun, Oct 30, All day

Sun, Oct 30, All day

Sun, Oct 30, All day

Mon, Oct 31, All day

Mon, Oct 31, All day

Mon, Oct 31, All day

Mon, Oct 31, 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Mon, Oct 31, 6:00pm - 7:00pm