Neighborhood Library

Takeout service available Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Closed from 2 - 3 p.m.every day for sanitizing.

Read Your Favorite Movie

Books made into movies and more!

It’s no secret that many Hollywood movies come straight from the pages of books, quite literally. Many classic movies came from equally classic books, and a glance at the “What’s Playing Now” list for any local theater or even the television schedule will have at least one thing based on a book.

December Adult Programs

 Jobseekers’ Drop-in ClinicEvery Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. One-on-one help for jobseekers including help job searching, formatting resumes and more. 


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.