Kids

Preschool Pajama Story Time

Join us in your jammies for a special summer story time in the evening.For ages 4-6 years.  

Hok-noth-da? American Indian Storybook Program

Hok-noth-da? (“Did you hear?” in the Shawnee language), brought to you by the National Museum of the American Indian, gives young people a chance to hear a Native American story and engage hands-on with cultural objects that deepen their understanding of the tribe and traditions represented in the story. Space is limited, so register early! Recommended for ages 5 and up.Need information? Call us at 202-727-1248.

Science in the Summer, Level 2

Science in the Summer is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline.  This fun science program helps elementary-school children "grow into science."  Classes are small, with 15 students each, so be sure to register early!  Level 2 classes are for children entering grades 4-6.

Actors Workshop Series: Clayton LeBoeuf

Actor Clayton LeBouef, perhaps best known for his role in HBO hit series The Wire, will be the final performer in a workshop series promoting reading. The workshops highlight the importance of reading in the performing arts.

Actors Workshop Series: Kaypri

Actress and playwright Kaypri will join fellow actress and playwright Mzuri Moyo at a workshop series promoting reading. The workshops highlight the importance of reading in the performing arts.Sponsored by the Nubian Theatre, Dance and Music Company and as part of the Third Annual D.C. Black Theater Festival, additional workshops -- with actors such as Lamman Rucker of Meet the Browns and Why Did I Get Married and Bus Howard and Clayton LeBouef of The Wire -- will be held at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 27.

Actors Workshop Series

Actor Bus Howard, perhaps best known for his role in the HBO hit series The Wire, will join actress Karen Burrett at a workshop series promoting reading. The workshops highlight the importance of reading in the performing arts.

Actors Workshop Series: Lamman Rucker

Actor Lamman Rucker, best known for his roles in Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns and Why Did I Get Married will join actress and playwright Mzuri Moyo at a workshop series promoting reading.  The workshops highlight the importance of reading in the performing arts.

Guardians of the City

Join Guardians of the City at the Petworth Library to create a superhero!Think of a location in the city that needs protection.Design a guardian for this location, and give it a name and superpowers.We will meet upstairs in the children's nonfiction reading room.

Science in the Summer, Level 2

Science in the Summer is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline.  This fun science program helps elementary-school children "grow into science."  Classes are small, with 15 students each, so be sure to register early!  Level 2 classes are for children entering grades 4-6.

Science in the Summer, Level 1

Science in the Summer is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline.  This fun science program helps elementary-school children "grow into science."  Classes are small, with 15 students each, so be sure to register early!  Level 1 classes are for children entering grades 2-3.

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