Petworth
Neighborhood Library

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Family Story Time

Saturday, February 29, 2020, 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.
A Spectral hue

A Spectral Hue - Author Talk with DC Author Craig Gidney

Saturday, February 29, 2020, 3:00 pm

Join us for a discussion with D.C. author and Lambda Literary Award nominee Craig Gidney. Gidney will discuss his recent book A Spectral Hue (featured in the NPR Book Concierge) followed by audience Q & A.
Petworth Poetry

Petworth Poetry

Monday, March 2, 2020, 9:45 am

Have you ever wanted to write poetry? Is there something you've always wanted to say, but are afraid to say it? Join us as we explore the craft of writing poetry and learn from other poets the best way to take from our own feeling and put them to paper. Contact Christopher Stevenson by email or phone (202-243-1187) for more information. Open to all ages.
Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Monday, March 2, 2020, 12:00 pm

From Feb. 1 through April 15, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2019 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 12 - 4 p.m. You can sign up for assistance on the day or make an appointment via the AARP Tax Aide webpage.   
People Animals Love

Bark for Books

Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 10:00 am

Get ready for happy faces and wagging tails! Read your favorite story or article with a certified therapy dog from the local non-profit People Animals Love (PAL).  This one-hour event is recommended for seniors, but all are welcome.  
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 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, March 3, 2020, 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.
Adult Coloring

Adult Coloring Group

Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 12:00 pm

Are you looking for new and innovative ways to relieve stress and increase creativity? If so, then Adult Coloring might be what you're looking for. Adult coloring is not like the coloring you may have been accustomed to growing up. Adult Coloring patterns are far more intricate and have been shown to be beneficial for overall relaxation.
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 10:30 am

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-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for preschool, school or daycare groups.
Job Seekers at PET

Job Seekers Clinic

Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 11:00 am

Are you looking for a job? Do you need help with your cover letter, resume or application?  Come to Job Seekers Clinics at Petworth Library! Library staff will provide one-on-one assistance for job seeking patrons. Patrons will be served on a first-come, first-serve basis. Job Seeker Clinics will occur every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.   

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