Pod, Homily and Arrietty are Borrowers: They live hidden in the houses of human "beans," and borrow small things, here and there, as they need them. Borrowers are about the size of a pencil, and live in large, quiet houses where they can keep track of where the humans are.
The Library of Congress is sponsoring a summer essay contest with public libraries encouraging rising fifth- and sixth-grade students to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact in their lives. DC Public Libraries are participating in this program, including the Petworth Library.
Librari-Con:Librari-Con is a multigenerational programming event that will provide information and expose to the world of anime, comics, and manga to library customers of all ages! Come out and connect with the community through culturally based activities, hobbies, and interests held throughout the library.Date:Saturday, July 27Time:
Science in the Summer is a fun, free experiment-oriented course taught by certified teachers to groups of 15 children in two age groups: children entering second and third grades (Level I)children entering fourth through sixth grades (Level II)
On Saturday, June 15, Petworth Library hosted its annual D.C. Read-In Event. D.C. Read-In is a day-long reading event hosted at all DC Public Library locations. It consists of activities to promote reading as a pleasurable activity, and celebrates readers of all ages.