Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 20-to-30-minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. It is recommended for children ages birth to five. Deanwood Library is at 1350 49th St. NE. dclibrary.org/deanwood.