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In the Zone: Ghost Pets

Capture a ghost to take home as a no-hassle pet during this month’s In the Zone. Best for ages 5 -12 Image from
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Spooky Stories

Join us in the Children's Room to tell urban legends and other spooky stories.  For older children ages 9-12.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Halloween by Laura Marsh

Halloween Party

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 3:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room for a Halloween celebration including a storytime, craft, and activities. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Spooky Movie Marathon

Friday, October 28, 2016, 1:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room for a Spooky Movie Marathon.  For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Duck for President by Doreen Cronin

Mock Election

Learn about how elections work and vote for the fictional character you think would be the best president.  This program is recommended for children ages four and up.

Halloween Party

Join us at the library to celebrate Halloween with games, crafts, face painting, stories and refreshments. At the end, we'll show a Halloween themed movie. This program is recommended for all ages.
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Scary Storytime at Safeway

Join the DC Public Library at the Petworth Safeway for Halloween-themed books, songs and a morning of fun activities designed to help develop your child’s reading skills. Children of all ages are encouraged to arrive in their spookiest costumes. Enjoy cupcakes and see which crafty kid can decorate the scariest pumpkin..Storytime at the Georgia Ave./Petworth Safeway 3830 Georgia Ave. NW Washington, DC 20011
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Game On! The International Games Day Edition

Saturday, November 19, 2016, 1:00 pm

For this month's Game On!
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Game On!

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 1:00 pm

All ages are welcome to come and play a bevy of fun board games and video games.Games to Play Ticket to Ride Connect Four Clue Jenga Apple to Apples Uno Chutes and Ladders Qwirkle Hoot Owl Hoot!
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Tenley Readers Unite: The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, #1

A book club for kids between 4th - 7th grades. 15-year-old Miss Penelope Lumley is hired as governess to three young children who have been raised by wolves and must teach them to behave in a civilized manner quickly, in preparation for a Christmas ball.