Petworth
Neighborhood Library

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DC Writes! A Petworth Writers Workshop

Wednesday, May 29, 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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Family Story Time

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 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.
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Zumba at the Library

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 1:00 pm

Enjoy fitness and fun with Zumba, an aerobic dance exercise program inspired by the sounds of Latin American dance music! An instructor from Twists and Turns Body Fitness will lead the class. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. No registration required and the class is free. This event is part of the Library's Adult Summer Challenge programming.
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One on One Market Research Assistance for Small Businesses

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 2:00 pm

From business magazines to meeting room spaces, libraries are great for small businesses.
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One on One Market Research Assistance for Small Businesses

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 2:00 pm

From business magazines to meeting room spaces, libraries are great for small businesses.
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Tango

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 2:30 pm

Celebrate the sultry, hypnotic Argentine dance with Tango Practica! Open to adults with all levels of experience. No registration required.
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This is My Story: Memoir Writing at the Petworth Writers' Workshops

Monday, June 3, 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.
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Newspaper Club

Monday, June 3, 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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Kids' Club: STEM Time

Monday, June 3, 2019, 4:30 pm

Kids ages 5-12 are invited to participate in a STEM (science, engineering, technology and math) activity each Monday afternoon. Come experiment, build, create, solve puzzles and more.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 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.

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