Petworth
Neighborhood Library

Teen Advisory Board Flyer

Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 4:30 pm

Do you need community service hours for school? Are you looking for experience to add to your resume or college application?  Look no further! Join us at our weekly Teen Advisory Board meetings. The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) provides students with the opportunity to plan, promote and run library programs in exchange for community service hours. TAB meets every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in the Programming Room on the 2nd floor.
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Songs and Stories of Freedom and Peace

Friday, January 22, 2016, 4:00 pm

Did you know that words and music have the power to agitate, motivate, encourage and comfort people?  Join us for a special musical storytime celebrating the timeless messages of peace and freedom from injustice promoted by Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement!   Below are some examples of great  children's books that share these themes. Click on the titles to read more about each story and use your library card to place them on hold for pick-up at the library of your choice.  
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Tango

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 2:30 pm

Celebrate the sultry, hypnotic Argentine dance with Tango Practica! Open to adults with all levels of experience. No registration required.
Newspaper Club Flyer

Newspaper Club

Monday, January 21, 2019, 10:00 am

Do you like keeping up with the news? Do you enjoy reading print newspapers? Or maybe you just want someone to do the crossword with?  Come read the paper and discuss the news over a cup of coffee at the Petworth Newspaper Club. The club will meet in the Non-Fiction Reading Room on the second floor. Newspapers will be provided. Coffee will occasionally be provided as well. 
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'Tween The Pages Book Club

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 4:30 pm

'Tween the Pages members will gather at 4:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday each month to discuss our book, enjoy a themed activity and vote on the next book to read.Copies of our monthly read may be picked up and checked out at the Children’s Information desk on the 2nd floor. Appropriate for youth who love reading middle grade & YA fiction. A snack will be provided when available    
Teen Advisory Board Flyer

Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 4:30 pm

Do you need community service hours for school? Are you looking for experience to add to your resume or college application?  Look no further! Join us at our weekly Teen Advisory Board meetings. The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) provides students with the opportunity to plan, promote and run library programs in exchange for community service hours. TAB meets every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in the Programming Room on the 2nd floor.
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DC Writes! A Petworth Writers Workshop

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 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.
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This is My Story: Memoir Writing at the Petworth Writers' Workshops

Monday, January 28, 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.
Newspaper Club Flyer

Newspaper Club

Monday, January 28, 2019, 10:00 am

Do you like keeping up with the news? Do you enjoy reading print newspapers? Or maybe you just want someone to do the crossword with?  Come read the paper and discuss the news over a cup of coffee at the Petworth Newspaper Club. The club will meet in the Non-Fiction Reading Room on the second floor. Newspapers will be provided. Coffee will occasionally be provided as well. 
Teen Advisory Board Flyer

Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 4:30 pm

Do you need community service hours for school? Are you looking for experience to add to your resume or college application?  Look no further! Join us at our weekly Teen Advisory Board meetings. The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) provides students with the opportunity to plan, promote and run library programs in exchange for community service hours. TAB meets every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in the Programming Room on the 2nd floor.

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