Petworth
Neighborhood Library

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Yoga at Your Library

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 7:30 pm

Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required. The class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one yoga mats are available for use during the class.
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Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 10:00 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time! This 20-30 minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities 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.  Please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for preschool, school, or day care groups.
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 11:00 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 30-40 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 day care groups.
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How to Sew a Button

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 7:30 pm

Learn the essential skill of sewing on both four-hole and shank buttons! Materials provided. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up at bit.ly/labsclasses  
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Kids' Crafternoon

Kids ages 6-12 are invited to make unique creations inspired by great books -- we provide the supplies, you bring the creativity!
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Family Story Time/ Paws to Read

Saturday, May 27, 2017, 10:30 am

Children and families are invited to family story time - including stories, songs, and other early learning activities - with a very special guest: Pepper the dog! Children will have the opportunity to meet and interact with the library's best canine pal, and newly independent readers can practice reading to Pepper after story time.
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Family Story Time

Saturday, May 27, 2017, 10:30 am

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes 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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Yoga at Your Library

Saturday, May 27, 2017, 11:00 am

Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required, and the class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one yoga mats are available for use during the class.
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Sign Language for Babies

Saturday, May 27, 2017, 2:00 pm

A baby sign language class taught by an ASL-fluent researcher from Gallaudet's Brain and Language Laboratory. Learn useful signs for communicating with your baby and practice them with the group. Babies as young as 4 months old can start learning!  Join us on the fourth Saturday of every month at 2 p.m. (April 22, May 27, June 24, July 22, August 26, September 23). 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 10:00 am

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.

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