Petworth
Neighborhood Library

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Family Story Time

Saturday, April 20, 2019, 10:30 am

Story Time fun for the entire family. These 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
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Tango

Saturday, April 20, 2019, 2:30 pm

Celebrate the sultry, hypnotic Argentine dance with Tango Practica! Open to adults with all levels of experience. No registration required.
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This is My Story: Memoir Writing at the Petworth Writers' Workshops

Monday, April 22, 2019, 9:30 am

Come join us at Petworth Library for our new writing program, This is My Story. Have you ever wanted to write a memoir? Is there something you've always wanted to say, but are afraid to say it? Join us as we explore the craft of writing memoirs and learn from other memoir writers the best way to take from our own memories—our own stories—and put them to paper.
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Newspaper Club

Monday, April 22, 2019, 10:00 am

Do you like keeping up with the news? Do you enjoy reading print newspapers? Or maybe you just want someone to do the crossword with?  Come read the paper and discuss the news over a cup of coffee at the Petworth Newspaper Club. The club will meet in the Non-Fiction Reading Room on the second floor. Newspapers will be provided. Coffee will occasionally be provided as well. 
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Spring into Science with Mad Science

Monday, April 22, 2019, 4:30 pm

On Mondays in April & May, Mad Science will facilitate experimentation, exploration, and fun for children ages 5-12*, covering a new topic each week. Programs are free, registration not required.** Choose your favorite(s) or try them all! April 1: All About Animals April 8: Bubbling Potions April 15: Dinosaurs April 22: Good Vibrations
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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 to engage with the books and songs, and to actively participate in the program.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 11:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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 to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Words, Beats, and Life

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 4:30 pm

Interested in art or performing? Learn how to master your skills with the Words Beats and Life team. Collaborate to create something new each week. Petworth sessions will be: April 2 - Music Production April 9 - Photography April 23 - Graffiti     
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'Tween The Pages Book Club

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 4:30 pm

'Tween the Pages members will gather at 4:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday each month to discuss our book, enjoy a themed activity and vote on the next book to read.Copies of our monthly read may be picked up and checked out at the Children’s Information desk on the 2nd floor. Appropriate for youth who love reading middle grade & YA fiction. A snack will be provided when available    
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Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 4:30 pm

Do you need community service hours for school? Are you looking for experience to add to your resume or college application?  Look no further! Join us at our weekly Teen Advisory Board meetings. The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) provides students with the opportunity to plan, promote and run library programs in exchange for community service hours. TAB meets every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in the Programming Room on the 2nd floor.

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