Neighborhood Library

Summer Reading, but Not for School

Looking for some great reads this summer?  Something different from what you usually read?  New authors?  Petworth Library has a display of some of the best books of the summer suggested by The Washington Post Book World.

Make a Carnival Mask

Join us at the Petworth Neighborhood Library Saturday, June 18, at 10:30 a.m.

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Our Summer Reading program, One World, Many Stories, has begun!Read books, attend programs and travel the world all summer. 

Board of Library Trustees Meeting at Petworth Neighborhood Library

Meetings of the Board of Library Trustees are generally held on the fourth Wednesday every other month at various library locations throughout the system. These meetings are open to the public.

Teddy Bear Picnic

Bring a blanket and your teddy bear or other favorite stuffed animal to Family Story Time on Saturday.We will sit on the front lawn and hear stories, poems and songs about teddy bears. 

Jazz Concert

Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) is ending soon, even though you should really celebrate America's music 365 days a year!

Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day/El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros

Join us for a bilingual English/Spanish story time and craft for the whole family, Monday, April 25, at 4:00 p.m., followed by the Maru Montero Latin American dancers at 5 p.m.

Girls Rock! DC Instrument Share

If you missed the Girls Rock! DC Instrument Share, check out these library materials about girls who rock and women musician:

April Is National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month by enjoying some books from DC Public Library's poetry collection. Use the call number "811" to find haiku, limericks, concrete poems, shape poems and classics that you may remember from long ago. Below are some of our favorite titles: