Petworth
Neighborhood Library

'Brown Girl Dreaming' by Jacqueline Woodson

Brown Girl Dreaming is a book that will stay with me for a long time.

"Who Uses Libraries and Who Doesn't? A Special Typology"

A Presentation by Lee Rainie, Pew Research Center

Join the District of Columbia Library Association on Thursday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m. 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Mes de la Herencia Hispana

During Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15), we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture.

Meet Our Summer Reading Prize Winners

Esther won the Kindle Fire!

Esther read all summer long. She earned a Chipotle coupon, a voucher for two tickets to see the Washington Nationals play, and a book.When Esther finished eight hours of reading, she turned in her reading sheet as an entry form to win the coveted Kindle Fire.

Meet Our Summer Reading Prize Winners!

Finn and Sage won the book basket

After Petworth children submitted their Summer Reading activity sheets, their names were put in a drawing to win prizes.

September is National Manners Month!

Come check out our display in the Children's Room!

September is National Manners Month and the Petworth Library Children's Room has a great assortment of books on display. In this fast-paced world we live in, it's easy to forget to mind our p's and q's and always say please and thank you.What better way to learn about manners or refresh your memory about some you've forgotten than by curling up with a good children's book?We have these books and more available for checkout:

Autumn is Here

The weather has been so hot and muggy lately; who doesn't wish for cooler temperatures?

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

On Wednesday, Aug.

Egg Drop

We had an Egg-cellent Time!

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