Petworth
Neighborhood Library

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, June 26, 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, June 26, 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.
Owl art Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, June 27, 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.
Story time owl

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 27, 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.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, June 27, 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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Coloring Club

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 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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DC Writes! A Petworth Writers Workshop

Wednesday, June 27, 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.

Bilingual Spanish Story Time/Hora De Cuentos Bilingüe

Stories, songs and more in English and Spanish for children of all ages and their adults. Cuentos, canciones y más en inglés y español para niños de todas edades y sus adultos. 
"Summer Fun"

Summer Carnival

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 10:00 am

Com enjoy the summer with us with mini golf, face-painting, bubbles and more. You'll also be able to sign up for our Summer Challenge if you haven't already, or check your progress and receive your first prize. All ages are welcome; children under age 9 should be accompanied by an adult.
Cherry Snow

Drag 101

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 7:00 pm

Get to know some friendly, neighborhood drag performers with a night of Herstory, performances, Drag 101 and a little game to see how well you know the lingo of Qweens and Kingz. Come "kiki" with Cherry Snow, Miss Buffy Wilde and Rik E. We will meet downstairs in the large meeting room. 

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