The Petworth Interim Library is now closed.The newly renovated Petworth Neighborhood Library will open on February 28, 2011. Customers may pick up their holds at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library on the corner of the 7th St and Rhode Island Ave NW beginning Monday afternoon, February 7. Returns may be made to any District of Columbia Public Library. Visit the library online at http://dclibrary.org.Thank you for your patience.
Are you a long-term resident of Petworth? Or do you know someone who is? We are recruiting volunteers who can share their memories and experiences of living in Petworth and visiting the Petworth Neighborhood Library. We are compiling oral histories to share with the community at our grand reopening festivities in late February or early March 2011.
Hey kids and parents! Do you need something to read over the winter break? DC Public Library has great links to help you find super books! You can explore BookFlix which pairs picture books and nonfiction books that have similar themes. Children can read the books, and listen to them as well! Click here to try it.
The interim library will close at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, February 5.
Customers can pick up holds at Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library and library
materials may be returned to any DC Public Library. The NEW Petworth Library will open Monday, February 28 at 4200 Kansas
Avenue, N.W. Mark your calendars for the Grand Opening Party on
Saturday, March 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.The parking lot will be temporarily closed for six weeks after the
library opens to remove the interim building and to resurface
the parking lot.
Come to the Petworth Library to make a marshmallow snowman! We will read snowman stories, then make an edible snowman that children can take home. This activity will take place Monday,December 13th at 4:00 pm. All ages are welcome, but younger children may need an adult's help.