Jazz In My Jammies!

Petworth Library

Jazz In My Jammies!

A Revival of Our Annual Celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month!

Tax woes making you and your family sad?

Well, jump into your jammies and let some jazzy beats make you glad! Join us on Thursday, April 25 from 6 - 6:45 p.m. for some swinging stories, recorded jazzy jams, dandy dances as well as vintage video clips with jazz themes!

This multi-generational program is appropriate for ages 3 to 8 with adult chaperones (please invite grandparents/senior friends too).

Please note: Wearing comfortable pajamas to this story time is optional for all, but encouraged!

The library has a great assortment of jazz themed books for children of all ages. Here are just a few you can bop along to:
Duck Ellington Swings Through the Zoo by Andy Blackman Hurwitz (PreK-K)
Ella Elephant Scats Like That by Andy Blackman Hurwitz (PreK- K)
Callaloo : A Jazz Folktale / by Marjuan Canady  (Prek-1)
The Jazz Fly by Matthew Gollub (Prek-2)
Trombone Shorty by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews (PreK - 2)
Duke Ellington [kit] : [The Piano Prince and His Orchestra] by Andrea Davis Pinkney & Brian Pinkney (K-2)
Skit-scat Raggedy Cat : Ella Fitzgerald by Roxane Orgill (K -1)
The Deaf Musicians by Pete Seeger &Paul DuBois Jacobs (K -2)
Little Melba and her Big Trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown (K-2)
The Jazzman's Tumpet : a Kit Mystery by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel (grades 2- 4)
J is for Jazz by Ann Ingalls (grades 2 – 4)
Bud, Not Buddy  by Christopher Paul Curtis  (4-6)
Jazz Tap : from African Drums to American Feet by Anne E. Johnson. (grades 5 – 7)