Toddler Story Time

Stories, songs and so much more. For children ages 1-4 and their caregivers.

Baby Lap Time

Babies enjoy books, rhymes, songs and other activities on the laps of their caregivers. For non-walkers.Registration required.

Toddler Story Time

Stories, songs and so much more. For children ages 1-4 and their caregivers.

Summer Reading Finale

Summer Reading is over, but not the fun!Celebrate the end of Summer Reading for all ages, and gear up for a fun-packed fall at DC Public Library. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will host a party to congratulate our Summer Reading participants.·         Live music featuring Christylez Bacon

Sea of Monsters Party

To celebrate the release of the film Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, we're hosting an afternoon of crafts and themed refreshments.

Book Jacket Bingo

Join us at the library for a game of Bingo with a twist!

Dig into Dance with Ms. Carmen!

Over the next two weeks, Children's Librarian Carmen Boston will share her love of dance through a couple of dance classes for children ages 5 and older. Using the Laban movement principles – actions, body, space, dynamics and relationships – Ms. Carmen will guide children in creating short dances based on their movement capabilities and imagination.

Dig Into Reading: Fossil Craft

Much of what we know about old plants, bugs and animals comes from the records they left in fossils. Come leave a piece of your story by making fun fossil prints. Best for ages 5-10.

Numbers Alive Program

In place of Toddler Art & Stories, we'll be having a visit from author Rebecca Klemm, "the numbers lady," who wrote the book Numbers Alive! Washington, DC.We'll follow up her activities with a number craft of our own. 

Petworth Library Summer Youth Café!

Enjoy an "awe-Summer" time at Petworth Library with our daily menu of Summer Youth Cafe activities:Mondays Make It and Take It!Food is fuel for your imagination! Use only the materials that we supply for your clever creations. Receive library giveaway books for participating. Visual art, crafts and cookbooks will be on display for check out.