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Columbus Day Trivia

"In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue"

If you recall nothing else about Columbus Day from your school days, you probably at least remember the beginning of this infamous poem that briefly describes the explorer's search for the New World. You may also be familiar with the holiday, which falls on the second Monday of October, simply because it's an extra day off from work.

Go on a Blind Date... with a Book

Single Library Book seeks Adventurous Loving Reader for good times, lots of laughs, and romantic moments.

Summer Reading Program Completion

Beats by Dre Winner

Summer has come to an end and school has begun, but there is still much to celebrate.

Are You Fabulous at 50+?

Join Petworth's Mature and Motivated!

Embracing change is a sign of growth and evidence of life. As of Oct. 1, Petworth's Mature and Motivated will implement new programs and embrace a shift to our schedule:

Teen/Tween Programs For October

Teen Programs:Lucha Libre MasksMonday, Oct. 7 at 4 p.m.Have you ever dreamed of being a luchador? Probably not, but you can still come out and celebrate  Hispanic Heritage Month by creating your own Lucha Libre Mask.  Vine Videos

Petworth Adult Summer Reading Grand Prize Winner

Congratulations to Heidi Marohn, winner of the Adult Summer Reading Grand Prize at Petworth Library! Heidi won a Kindle Fire when she submitted a review of Meg Cabot's The Princess Diaries, Book 1.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebremos el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.

S.T.E.M. for Early Learners

(Focusing on Math and Sciences with your bright beginners)

S.T.E.M. stands for the studies of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This term is typically used for curricula, educational policies implemented within all core subjects in schools from kindergarten through college. Several middle schools and high schools in the U.S. have emphasized a S.T.E.M. curriculum to help bolster students' skills and raise the nation's competitiveness in math and sciences.

Pajama Story Time & Stuffed Animal Sleepover!

(Our 2nd Annual Affair!)

Last year's event was a hit with Petworth families so we're making this an annual affair!Bring a stuffed animal friend with you for our special Pajama Story Time on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement and a craft to support early literacy, fine and gross motor development and "bedtime awareness."

September Teen/Tween Programs

Teen of Distinction ApplicationWednesday, Sept. 4 and Thursday, Sept. 5 at 4 p.m. Teen AreaTeens, the Teens of Distinction application deadline is fast approaching. The Teen Job Seekers Clinic will help with resume and application prep, and provide helpful tips for the interview process. DIY Duct Tape