Petworth
Neighborhood Library

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Halloween Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, 7 p.m.

Trick or Treat!  We are excited to announce Petworth's fifth annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover! This year, we will be celebrating Halloween with your plush pals. Kids are welcome to wear costumes, and to dress their friends in costume. Children will leave their friends overnight to have spooky adventures at the library! All ages are welcome.
The World of Ice and Fire Book Cover

The World of Ice and Fire

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, 7 p.m.

While we are waiting for the release of The Winds of Winter, the sixth book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, the book club will be discussing The World of Ice and Fire: the Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin. Discussion questions can be found here.
Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 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.  
Mad scientist clipart

STEAM Ahead Club: Mad Scientist Challenge

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

In honor of Halloween, it's time to don your science googles. It's a mad, mad science related adventure as we try to make slime. It should be spectacularly gross but fun!
Halloween picture of owl and cat

Halloween Storytime

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, 10:30 p.m.

What was that sound! Was it coming from the library? Why yes, it's our terrifyingly fun Halloween themed family storytime.  Dress up in your favorite costume and listen to some spooktacular stories. We'll have a simple craft afterwards that you can take home. No tricks but plenty of treats! For all ages. 
Picture of banner saying happy halloween

Halloween Costume Karaoke and Craft

Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

No need to scream or growl if your looking for something fun to do on Halloween! Join us for some ghastly themed music as we sway to a terrifying beat. Join us in the children's room for some karaoke and a simple craft. You can dress in your favorite costume or come as you are. For ages 6 and up. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 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, Nov. 1, 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.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 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.
Book cover for "Super Mario : how Nintendo conquered America" by Jeff Ryan.

Teen Gaming

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, 4 p.m.

Teens, you are invited to come and get your game on. Whether you like video games or board games, this is your time to make new friends, show off your gaming skills, and have fun.  

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