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Test your skills or learn for the first time!

Come one, come all! Whether you have never played chess or know all the best strategies, all are welcome.Learn how to play and share your insights into this classic game of strategy and cunning.At Petworth Library, we will be hosting a chess program on Sunday, Nov. 24 from 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m.

November Teen Programs

Mini ZineWednesday, Nov. 13 @ 4 p.m.Celebrate National Novel Writing Month by creating your own mini magazine. Use your mini zine as the foundation for your next graphic or written novel. International Games DaySaturday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. 

Happy Halloween!

Almost 200 of our friends came to Petworth Library to celebrate Halloween.

Discover Denmark

As part of Kids' EuroFest, Petworth children enjoyed a program about Denmark on Oct. 24.

'The Halloween Tree'

Ray Bradbury's Spooky Classic

"Boys. And it was the afternoon of Halloween. And all of the houses shut against a cool wind. And the town was full of cold sunlight. But suddenly, the day was gone. Night came out from under each tree and spread."

Columbus Day Trivia

"In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue"

If you recall nothing else about Columbus Day from your school days, you probably at least remember the beginning of this infamous poem that briefly describes the explorer's search for the New World. You may also be familiar with the holiday, which falls on the second Monday of October, simply because it's an extra day off from work.

Go on a Blind Date... with a Book

Single Library Book seeks Adventurous Loving Reader for good times, lots of laughs, and romantic moments.

Summer Reading Program Completion

Beats by Dre Winner

Summer has come to an end and school has begun, but there is still much to celebrate.

Are You Fabulous at 50+?

Join Petworth's Mature and Motivated!

Embracing change is a sign of growth and evidence of life. As of Oct. 1, Petworth's Mature and Motivated will implement new programs and embrace a shift to our schedule:

Teen/Tween Programs For October

Teen Programs:Lucha Libre MasksMonday, Oct. 7 at 4 p.m.Have you ever dreamed of being a luchador? Probably not, but you can still come out and celebrate  Hispanic Heritage Month by creating your own Lucha Libre Mask.  Vine Videos