Petworth
Neighborhood Library

Job Seekers at PET

Job Seekers Clinic

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 11:00 am

Are you looking for a job? Do you need help with your cover letter, resume or application?  Come to Job Seekers Clinics at Petworth Library! Library staff will provide one-on-one assistance for job seeking patrons. Patrons will be served on a first-come, first-serve basis. Job Seeker Clinics will occur every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.   
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Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 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.
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Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 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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#selfie: A Memoir Workshop

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 9:45 am

#Selfie: A New Thursday Night Memoir Group at Petworth Library The Petworth Library is offering a new memoir workshop called #Selfie, a 12-week workshop. Selfies are often brief glimpses into the soul, in this 12-week memoir writing workshop we’ll explore what soul looks like etched out in prose. The workshop will facilitate a space to recreate moments of your life through crucial elements of personal writing-craft, authenticity, and voice– via writing assignments, example, practice, and feedback.
Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 4:30 pm

Are you a walking encyclopedia? Have room for one more trophy on the shelf? Join the Petworth Library for its trivia night, held the second Thursday of every month. Bring friends, or we'll team you up with your fellow brainiacs- groups should not exceed six people. Win prizes and the cherished title of trivia night champion! Recommended for ages 18 and up. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
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Family Story Time

Saturday, November 9, 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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It’s a Small World After All: Art Wraps on Historic Georgia Avenue

Saturday, November 9, 2019, 1:00 pm

This is the second event in a series that explores D.C. history, public art and storytelling.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, November 12, 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.
Protest Button Art Workshop

Protest Button Art Workshop

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 4:00 pm

Have your art featured in the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library!  Join an art workshop inspired by protest buttons from the DC Public Library's collections and design a button about an issue that matters to you. Your button will become part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Library's new entryway designed by DC artist Nekisha Durrett
ASL

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 6:30 pm

Join us for a weekly program that covers both beginners and advanced beginners American Sign Language. A beginners class will feature 100+ ASL vocabulary words and helpful rules of grammar. A second class for advanced beginners will present opportunities to review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation.  Anyone can join one or both classes despite experience level. This is a FREE community program spanning 10 weeks.  Tuesdays, Oct. 15 – Dec. 17, 2019

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