Petworth
Neighborhood Library

Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, 7 p.m.

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.  
Clipart of monster

Monster Games

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

It's the Petworth Children's Room annual monster games. Beloved by monsters and children alike, join us for some silly fun. Small prizes may be on hand but only for those who are brave enough to face these trials!  For ages 6 and up. 
Retro Film

Retro Film Matinee

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Petworth's Mature and Motivated invites you to come to the library the third Friday of every month as we watch a classic or retrospective film from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and even early 2000s that received critical and popular acclaim! *Special Note: DC Public Library will be closed for Emancipation Day on April 15. We will instead show our film on the fourth Friday, April 22, at 10:30 a.m. Bring a friend and join us in the Lower Level Meeting Room. You are welcome to bring a small snack to enjoy during the film.
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Bat Headband

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

All month long, Petworth will be featuring fun and spooky crafts in celebration of Halloween! Today we will be making a bat headband, which could be the perfect addition to your Halloween costume this year!  All supplies will be provided. For ages 6 and up.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, 10 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, 11 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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One-On-One Computer Help

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, 3 p.m.

Get personalized computer help. Library staff are available by appointment for hour-long sessions to help teach computer skills. Appointments are available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 3 p.m.  We can help with:
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, 10 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for preschool, school, or day care groups.
Hands on keyboard

One-On-One Computer Help

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, 3 p.m.

Get personalized computer help. Library staff are available by appointment for hour-long sessions to help teach computer skills. Appointments are available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 3 p.m.  We can help with:
Book cover for "Naruto. Vol. 64, Ten tails" story and art by Masashi Kishimoto.

Anime Club

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, 4 p.m.

The Petworth Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases.  Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fan fiction (writing) and fan art (drawing).   

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