Petworth
Neighborhood Library

Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Friday, March 27, 2020, 12:00 pm

From Feb. 1 through April 15, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2019 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 12 - 4 p.m. You can sign up for assistance on the day or make an appointment via the AARP Tax Aide webpage.   
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Family Story Time

Saturday, March 28, 2020, 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.
Petworth Poetry

Petworth Poetry

Monday, March 30, 2020, 9:45 am

Have you ever wanted to write poetry? Is there something you've always wanted to say, but are afraid to say it? Join us as we explore the craft of writing poetry and learn from other poets the best way to take from our own feeling and put them to paper. Contact Christopher Stevenson by email or phone (202-243-1187) for more information. Open to all ages.
Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Monday, March 30, 2020, 12:00 pm

From Feb. 1 through April 15, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2019 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 12 - 4 p.m. You can sign up for assistance on the day or make an appointment via the AARP Tax Aide webpage.   
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Labs at the Library: Marvelous Mars

Monday, March 30, 2020, 4:30 pm

On the last Monday of the month, elementary-school-aged scientists ages 5 and up are invited to explore interactive STEM-related activities. This month, our destination is 33.9 million miles away: the red planet, Mars. All children under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Have children younger than 5?
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 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.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 11:00 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.
Adult Coloring

Adult Coloring Group

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 12:00 pm

Are you looking for new and innovative ways to relieve stress and increase creativity? If so, then Adult Coloring might be what you're looking for. Adult coloring is not like the coloring you may have been accustomed to growing up. Adult Coloring patterns are far more intricate and have been shown to be beneficial for overall relaxation.
American Sign Language

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 7:00 pm

Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Review what you know, learn new signs and practice conversation. This is a  FREE eight week program limited to 30 attendees. Please Click Here to RSVP.  Tuesdays, March 10 – April 28, 2020 7 - 8 p.m.
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for preschool, school or daycare groups.

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