Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. The first session is at 10:00 and the second is at 11:00. Please plan to attend only one of the identical sessions.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. First session is at 10:00 and the second begins at 11:00. Please plan to attend only one of the identical sessions.  

Wonderful Ones

Weekly storytime with stories, music and songs for 1-year-old children. Second session at 11 a.m.

Off-Site Music Time

Join us for music time at the Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Ave. NW). Dance, play and sing!

Off-Site Story Time

Join in the fun at the Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Ave. NW). Books, songs and more! Ages 2-3.

Off-Site Baby Time

Join us at the Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Ave. NW). Ages 0-24.

Polar Express Party

Join us for a special holiday edition of Pajama Story Time.  We will have an interactive reading of the classic The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg.  

French Story Time

French Story Time is for children of all ages. This program includes songs, music and motion and is very interactive. Children have the opportunity to learn Fench songs, practice their French, and connect words with motion, as well as enjoy stories. Come and join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. (except on holidays!)
PET Plush Pals

Family Story Time: Teddy Bear Takeover

Who runs the world? Teddy Bears! Well, not really, but at Petworth Library they will rule for a day! Many Americans celebrate teddy bears twice a year: Sept. 9 (National Teddy Bear Day) and Nov. 14 (National American Teddy Bear Day).  Bring your favorite teddy bear to Petworth Neighborhood Library for a cozy and fun teddy-themed Family Story Time with parachute songs, poems and a group photo. Afterwards, be sure to check out some teddy-centric tales for you and your plush pal to enjoy at home!
snowflake

Once Upon a Snowflake

Listen to the retelling of H.C. Andersen's The Snow Queen, create paper snowflake designs and watch a movie on Thursday, December 11, 2014.  For ages 6-11.

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