Neighborhood Library

Owl art Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 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, February 28, 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 30-40 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.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 2:00 pm

These 20-30 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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"A Song of Ice and Fire" Book Club

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 7:00 pm

We are reading the books from A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin. The current selection is the second book in the series, A Storm of Swords. Discussion questions can be found here
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DIY Mending Workshop

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 7:00 pm

Have a loose button or a popped seam you're not sure how to fix? Bring your (clean) garment to this workshop and learn how to repair it. We will provide know-how as well as a sewing machine, needles, thread and limited notions. This class is a walk-in, so no registration is required. Sewing machine time is limited and on a first-come, first serve basis.  
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Tech Club

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 4:30 pm

Every month we’ll work with a different technology. You’ll learn a bit  and have lots of free time to experiment, build and design.   Technologies will include circuits, robotics, video game design and more.   This program is recommended for ages 8-13. Between the ages of 5-8? Check out our STEM time on Mondays at 4:30 p.m.

Computer Basics Class

Monday, March 5, 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, March 5, 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.
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DC Writes! A Petworth Writers Workshop

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 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.
Yu Gi Oh Character Yugi Muto with deck

Yu Gi Oh! Club

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 1:00 pm

Join us for Yu-Gi-Oh! club. Meet up with other players to play and learn about the game in an informal environment. All supplies will be provided. Recommended for ages 13 and up.