Especially for young fans of comic books and comic strips!
Join us on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 11:30 a.m. for a fun program in honor of National Comic Book Day (Sept. 25). We will be reading Easy Reader "comic books," picture books written in the style of comic books and creating our own comic strips! This is a fun storytelling, reading, writing and drawing program for children ages 6 - 9.
Celebrate National Play Dough Day on September 16!
September 16 is National Play Dough Day! Join us on Monday, Sept. 14 from 10:30-11:15 a.m. Children ages 2.5 - 4 years old will LOVE squishing, kneading and creating new things with dough. Ms. Tea will follow a simple non-toxic recipe that requires no cooking, and provide other resources and household items as dough modeling tools to prompt creative thinking/exploration.
"How to Be a Hero: The Sequel" is a fun storytelling, reading, writing and drawing program for our Summer Readers, ages 6 - 9.
Let’s explore the continuing adventures of those superhero “alter egos” and bring the adventures to an exciting end!
This program can count towards 1 hour (= 4 colored masks) of Summer Reading credit!
"How To Be A Hero" is a fun storytelling, reading, writing and drawing program for our Summer Readers, ages 6 - 9.
Let’s create cool origin stories with illustrations to explain our superhero names, powers and personalities (also known as “alter egos”)! This program can count towards 1 hour (= 4 colored masks) of Summer Reading credit!
Recently, some of the Petworth Library staff attended training at our main branch, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, in order to prepare for the Google Maker Camp. By now, hopefully you have heard about the library's participation in this wonderful program.
Who says libraries and learning have to be confined within four walls? Join us during the month of June as we host a number of programs outdoors (weather permitting) to appreciate fresh air, blue skies, warm weather and fun in the sun!
Pre-K Friends celebrate Great Outdoors Month with stories, music and art
June is Great Outdoors Month! Celebrate with us during "Tea Time Under the Trees"!
On Monday, June 8 at 11 a.m., Pre-Kindergarteners ages 3 - 5 will listen to stories like Friends Help Each Other (featuring Daniel Tiger!), dance and make art on the front lawn during a late morning of summer breezes and shady trees.
The characterization of the African American male homosexual on screen has come a long way since the early days of film. How has the gay black man been portrayed on film?
What impact have these early roles had on future depictions of race and sexuality?
Join Kevin Beard in conversation Thursday, June 18 at 7 p.m. for an in-depth analysis, from the early days of film to Empire.