Petworth
Neighborhood Library

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Writers Working: A Petworth Library Writers Workshop

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 7:00 pm

The Petworth Library holds the writers workshop, Writers Working, on alternating Tuesdays. To inquire about the workshops, please send an email or call 202-243-1187.  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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Computer Basics Class

Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:30 am

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

Monday, July 23, 2018, 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.

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 9:45 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-to-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.  Space is limited; participants are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 9:30 a.m.  Have a group? Please call 202-698-3377 ahead of time to arrange a special visit.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 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, July 24, 2018, 11:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2years 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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New Constellations: An 826DC Writing Workshop

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 3:00 pm

Create a new constellation to join the starry night sky and collaboratively write a myth for that constellation in this workshop presented by our partners at 826DC. This is a program for children age 6 and up. All children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Want to bring a group of 5 for more to this event? Please contact the children's department at 202-243-1188 or petworthlibrary@dc.gov to make arrangements. 
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 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-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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Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 1:00 pm

These 20-to-30-minute story times 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 story time 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. 
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 2:00 pm

These 20-to-30-minute story times 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 story time 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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