Petworth
Neighborhood Library

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Computer Basics Class

Monday, September 25, 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, September 25, 2017, 4:30 pm

Kids ages 5 and up are invited to participate in a STEM (science, engineering, technology, and math) activity each Monday afternoon. Come experiment, build, create, solve puzzles, and more!
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Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Monday, September 25, 2017, 7:00 pm

Bring a stuffed animal friend to the library to hear a story & create your own photo album. Your stuffed animal will spend the night at the library, & when you come to pick your pal up, your personalized photo album will be filled with photos of all the sleepover adventures they had! Children of all ages & families are welcome; pajamas are encouraged but not required!
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, September 26, 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, September 26, 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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UNCENSORED: Youth Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 3:30 pm

We are recruiting all super sleuths between 10 - 15 years old for our Banned Books Week Youth Scavenger Hunt! Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read without any censorship.  
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Writers Working and DC Writes: The Petworth Library Writers Workshops

Tuesday, September 26, 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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Yoga at Your Library

Tuesday, September 26, 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, September 27, 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, September 27, 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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