Petworth
Neighborhood Library

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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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Coloring Club

Wednesday, September 27, 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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Kids' Club: Arts & Crafts!

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 4:30 pm

Kids ages 5 and up are invited to participate in an arts & crafts activity each Thursday afternoon. All supplies provided, you bring the creativity!
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Finding Inner Peace and Calmness Through Meditation

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join David Newcomb, long time meditator, for this deep and engaging meditation workshop. David lectures regularly on the benefits of meditation and has been practicing himself for many years. During this workshop he will talk about the journey of finding lasting peace, happiness, and a greater sense of well being. David will share a simple technique of spiritual meditation (explained and practiced during the session) that can help us achieve a lasting state of peace and happiness found through no outer experience.
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Yoga at Your Library

Saturday, September 30, 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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Computer Basics Class

Monday, October 2, 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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