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Neighborhood Library

eCycle Your Used Electronic Equipment at the Library

Saturday, August 31, 2019, 11:00 am

eCycle Your Used Electronic Equipment at the Library Tired of having that stack of old electronic equipment in your home? Not sure when you will have time to take them across town to dispose of them? Bring them to your neighborhood library for recycling. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn more by clicking here
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DC Writes! A Petworth Writers Workshop

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 7:00 pm

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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Tango

Saturday, September 7, 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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This is My Story: Memoir Writing at the Petworth Writers' Workshops

Monday, September 9, 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.
Meditation with David Newcomb

Meditation with David Newcomb

Monday, September 9, 2019, 7:00 pm

Life in today’s world is stressful. People experience anxiety about their health, financial status, relationships, personal safety and performance at work. By engaging in meditation, the mind and body are afforded opportunities to reduce stress while alleviating everyday pressure.  Join David Newcomb, long time meditator for an after work lecture followed by a relaxing meditation. This program will be geared to adults and does not require registration. Please feel free to arrive anytime between 7- 8:30 p.m.
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Writers Working: A Petworth Library Writers Workshop

Tuesday, September 10, 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.
Job Seekers at PET

Job Seekers Clinic

Wednesday, September 11, 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.   
Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 7:00 pm

Are you a walking encyclopedia? Have room for one more trophy on the shelf? Join the Petworth Library for its trivia night, held the second Thursday of every month. Bring friends, or we'll team you up with your fellow brainiacs- groups should not exceed six people. Win prizes and the cherished title of trivia night champion! Recommended for ages 18 and up. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
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Construction Crew

Monday, September 16, 2019, 4:30 pm

On the third Thursday of each month, kids can use their engineering skills to build using with Legos, Duplos, magnetic tiles, building discs and more. Put yourself to the test with our monthly building challenge, or construct your own creative structure straight from your imagination. This is an activity suited to ages 4-12; all children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult.
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DC Writes! A Petworth Writers Workshop

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 7:00 pm

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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