March is Women's History Month and we here at Petworth have a plethora of wonderful resources to commemorate this annual celebration of influential females.Here are a few titles on display during the month of March in the Children's Department. Come take a look and see what fun and fascinating books you'll discover!
Black History Month Game Show LiveWednesday, Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. Come out and become the star of your own game show. And if you don't want to be a contestant, feel free to be a part of our live studio audience. All games will be based on Black History and Civil Rights Movement trivia.
Yoga Every Saturday at 11 a.m.Beginner level yoga class for adults and teens, brought to you by Yoga Activist. Free, no experience required; bring your own mat if you have one otherwise mats are available for use during class. Vegetarian Cooking Club Saturday, Feb. 1 at 1 p.m.
The DC Public Library celebrated King Week Jan. 12-19. During this time, there were many activities for children, teens and adults to learn about and honor Dr. King. At the Petworth Neighborhood Library, children were able to participate in the "Let's Promote Peace!" program, by signing a peace pledge and decorating our peace mural.
On Jan. 18, the Petworth Children's department hosted the first session of Tween Creations!We built roller coaster tracks for marbles using only colored paper and tape. Our participants cut out paper templates for the center tower, support shelves and narrow turns and then folded and taped the pieces together to make wonderful spiral roller coasters.Be sure to check our calendar for more upcoming events for tweens!