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Family Story Time

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 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.
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Tango

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 2:30 pm

Celebrate the sultry, hypnotic Argentine dance with Tango Practica! Open to adults with all levels of experience. No registration required.
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Latin Dance Class with The Washington Ballet

Sunday, September 22, 2019, 1:00 pm

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with The Washington Ballet at the Petworth Library! Receive instruction in different Latin dance styles from a Washington Ballet artist. No experience necessary; this is a program for adults, teens, and children ages 8+. *Please note: This class was originally advertised as beginning at 2:00pm but due to unforeseen circumstances, the time has changed to 1:00pm. Apologies for any inconvenience.*
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This is My Story: Memoir Writing at the Petworth Writers' Workshops

Monday, September 23, 2019, 9:30 am

Come join us at Petworth Library for our new writing program, This is My Story. Have you ever wanted to write a memoir? Is there something you've always wanted to say, but are afraid to say it? Join us as we explore the craft of writing memoirs and learn from other memoir writers the best way to take from our own memories—our own stories—and put them to paper.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 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, September 24, 2019, 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.
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Kids LOVE Karaoke: School Days, Music Replays

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 4:15 pm

Are you still humming some of the hottest songs of the summer on your way to school? If you answered "Yes," then join us for "Kids LOVE Karaoke: School Days, Music Replays" on Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 4:15 - 5:30 p.m. Come to Petworth Library after school to sing/rap your favorite songs (clean versions, of course) and show off those sweet "Just Dance" moves this in our welcoming environment. 
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Writers Working: A Petworth Library Writers Workshop

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 7:00 pm

The Petworth Library holds the writers workshop, Writers Working, on alternating Tuesdays.  The Petworth Library's writers workshops are made up of people from a variety of backgrounds and writing levels: beginners, veteran wordsmiths and emeriti. We write creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry and scripts.
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 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.
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Job Seekers Clinic

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 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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