Petworth
Neighborhood Library

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Family Story Time

Saturday, June 29, 2019, 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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This is My Story: Memoir Writing at the Petworth Writers' Workshops

Monday, July 1, 2019, 9:30 am

Come join us at Petworth Library for our new writing program, This is My Story. Have you ever wanted to write a memoir? Is there something you've always wanted to say, but are afraid to say it? Join us as we explore the craft of writing memoirs and learn from other memoir writers the best way to take from our own memories—our own stories—and put them to paper.
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One on One Market Research Assistance for Small Businesses

Monday, July 1, 2019, 2:00 pm

From business magazines to meeting room spaces, libraries are great for small businesses.
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One on One Market Research Assistance for Small Businesses

Monday, July 1, 2019, 2:00 pm

From business magazines to meeting room spaces, libraries are great for small businesses.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 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, July 2, 2019, 11:00 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.
Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 4:00 pm

Enjoy a fun and exciting live animal show. Our friendly and professional wildlife presenters have years of experience entertaining audiences with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 7:00 pm

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level   Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Review what you know, learn new signs and practice conversation. Although focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level. The class is FREE. No need to register. Tuesdays, June 4 – August 20, 2019 7 – 8 p.m.
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Writers Working: A Petworth Library Writers Workshop

Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 7:00 pm

The Petworth Library holds the writers workshop, Writers Working, on alternating Tuesdays.  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.
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 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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