Petworth
Neighborhood Library

Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars book cover

Labs at the Library: Marvelous Mars

Monday, March 30, 2020, 4:30 pm

On the last Monday of the month, elementary-school-aged scientists ages 5 and up are invited to explore interactive STEM-related activities. This month, our destination is 33.9 million miles away: the red planet, Mars. All children under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Have children younger than 5?
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 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

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.
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 10:30 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, April 1, 2020, 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.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 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.
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DC Writes! A Petworth Writers Workshop

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 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.
Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 5:00 pm

From Feb. 1 through April 15, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2019 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 5 - 8 p.m. You can sign up for assistance on the day or make an appointment via the AARP Tax Aide webpage.  
Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Friday, April 3, 2020, 12:00 pm

From Feb. 1 through April 15, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2019 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 12 - 4 p.m. You can sign up for assistance on the day or make an appointment via the AARP Tax Aide webpage.   
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Family Story Time

Saturday, April 4, 2020, 10:30 am

Story Time fun for the entire family. These 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.

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