Petworth
Neighborhood Library

Petworth Library is open on Veterans Day (observed), Nov. 10 along with seven other libraries (Mt. Pleasant, Georgetown, Tenley-Friendship, Woodridge, Shaw, Benning, Anacostia). All other branches are closed. More information at http://www.dclibrary.org/holidaysopen.
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Family Story Time

Saturday, November 18, 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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Petworth Playgroup

Monday, November 20, 2017, 10:30 am

Each Monday, we invite our youngest patrons and their caregivers to color, listen to music, play with Duplos, socialize and more! Supplies provided (but feel free to bring toys to share!). Playgroup meets in our 2nd floor Children's Room. Recommended for ages 4 and under. 
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Computer Basics Class

Monday, November 20, 2017, 10:30 am

Come learn about computers from the certified trainers at the Petworth Neighborhood Library. Pop in to learn from scratch, learn new tricks, or even just sit-in for a refresher. 
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Kids' Club: STEM Time!

Monday, November 20, 2017, 4:30 pm

Kids ages 5-12 are invited to participate in a STEM (science, engineering, technology, and math) activity each Monday afternoon. Come experiment, build, create, solve puzzles and more.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, November 21, 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.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 11:00 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 to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Writers Working and DC Writes: The Petworth Library Writers Workshops

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 7:00 pm

The Petworth Library holds writers workshop on alternating Tuesdays (Writer's Working) and Wednesdays (DC Writes). To inquire about the workshops, please send an email to chris.stevenson@dc.gov or call 202-243-1187. 
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Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, November 22, 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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Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 2:00 pm

These 20-30 minutes storytimes introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This storytime is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.Space is limited; first come, first served.
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Coloring Club

Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 4:30 pm

Join us for coloring club! Every Wednesday we will have different themed coloring sheets to color in, as well as blank paper to draw. All supplies will be provided. Recommended for ages 5 and under.  

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