Story Time

Preschool Story Time

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 imagination and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Our story time dates and times are provided below. Tuesday and Friday, 10:30 a.m. (Mrs. Glover) Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. (Ms. McIntyre)

Family Story Time

Join us on Saturday morning for a fun family story time.Stories and activities for the whole family!

Library-Con: Anime, Comics, Manga, and Beyond

Library-Con is a multigenerational programming event that will provide information and expose the world of anime/manga, comics, Star Wars, and TV production to library customers of all ages! Come out and connect with the  community through culturally based activities, forums, and crafts held throughout the library.Time: 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Pajama Story Time

Bring your stuffed animal buddy, wear your pj's, and enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes, music and movement.This program is for children from birth to age 6.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Join us for the third annual Petworth Library Stuffed Animal Sleepover!Wear your pj's and bring a stuffed animal that will spend the night at the library for exciting adventures.All children will make a keepsake photo album that will feature pictures of their plush pals.This program is for ages 0-6.

Family Feature Films

Families will be able to enjoy a special age-appropriate movie each Friday in July!Each movie will reflect the summer reading theme of "Fizz, Boom, Read" and involve some aspect of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math).

French Preschool Story Time

Come join us a for a special bilingual story time in French and English!Ages 2-5.

Baby Laptime

A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants, for children ages 0-12 months. Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

Pre K Story Time

Fizz, Boom Read!  Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead with story time for our younger readers. This summer read aloud program is designed for children birth to age five and their parent or caregiver.  The emphasis will be on stories with a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Design and Math, theme.   Craft, activity or experiment to follow stories.  It is never too early to foster a love of reading and the sciences in your child.

Outdoor Story Time

Enjoy stories, songs, and fun in the sun at CityCenterDC. Located at 9th and H Street NW, CityCenter's Plaza can be accessed via H or I Street NW, in between 9th and 10th Street NW. Our preschool story time is geared towards children ages 3-5 and will help them develop early literacy skills and enjoy the outdoors at the same time! Weather permitting.  Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 with any questions.