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1000 Books Story Time

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month this September! Stories, songs, movement and more in a storytime for Ages 2+

Join Miss Lisa and her friend "Ally Gator" for stories, songs, movement and more.
September is Hispanic Heritage Month, so each program this month will include stories and songs in Spanish.

This program is designed for 2,3 and 4 year olds, though younger siblings are welcome to join in the fun.
And the books we read count towards your 1000 Books Before Kindergarten list.  Not enrolled? Get a kit at any branch or signup online at

This program is recommended for ages 2+

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Mon, Jun 24 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 25 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 26 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 28 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 29 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 30 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking: No library parking lot.  Street parking is available.  A paid parking lot is available on the 100 block of North Alfred Street. 

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1 mile) and King Street Stations (1.1 miles). 
  • Metrobus: 10A/B, 11C
  • DASH Bus: 30, 31, Old Town Circulator
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
First Floor
Songs, games, movement and more for ages 0-23 months

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
First Floor
Duplo train Legos and more--come and play! Recommended for ages 5+.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 11:45am
It's time to play on the lawn outside the Children's Room. Ages 2+

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Second Floor
The Barrett Branch Mahjong group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month from 2-4 pm on the second floor. Accommodation is for 12 players so first come first served if more than 12.

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet and learn about some amazing reptiles with My Reptile Guys. Ages 6+

Mon, Jul 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Stories and other activities at historic Carlyle House in Old Town. (121 N Fairfax Street). Ages 4-8

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
First Floor
Join Miss Lisa for songs, games, movement activities and more fun that's just right for ages 0-23 months