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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

7:30 p.m.

Yoga at Your Library is a beginner-level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist.

No experience is required. The class is free.

You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

4:00 p.m.

 Karaoke culture : essays / Dubravka Ugrešić book coverCome Celebrate National Karaoke Week at the Petworth Library. Are you ready to audition for American Idol? Are you talented enough for the X-Factor? Well here is your chance to find out. Teens, come out and showcase your talents at this month’s Karaoke Party.

Ven y celebra la Semana Nacional de Karaoke en la Biblioteca de Petworth. ¿Estás listo para una audición en American Idol? ¿Eres lo suficientemente talentoso para el X- Factor? Bueno, aquí está tu oportunidad para averiguarlo. Ven y demuestra tus talentos en la Fiesta Karaoke este mes.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

(All day)

Art StudioTweens, join us for Petworth's new Tween Scene Art Studio. We'll have art supplies set up so you can draw, sketch or color.

It's your time to let your creativity shine. We might even put your artwork on display throughout the library!

Materials provided.

Ages 9-12.

11:00 a.m.

Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist.

No experience is required. The class is free.

You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

3:00 p.m.

chair stretchRelax, relate and release as you tone and stretch while practicing yoga using chairs.

This program is especially tailored to adults aged 50+ and persons with limited mobility who have doctor consent. All participants are required to sign a liability waiver on their first day of attendance.

Mark your calendars... we will meet thereafter every second and fourth Sunday! Please call 202-243-1187 or stop by to register.

Petworth Neighborhood Library is accessible to wheelchairs and Metro (3 blocks north of Petworth station via Green Line).

Monday, April 28, 2014

4:00 p.m.

diapicJoin us for a multicultural, bilingual program.

We will enjoy stories, songs, poems and a craft.

This program is for ages 3 and older.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

1:30 p.m.

Jobseekers ImageDrop in for one-on-one support with basic online job search activities:

  • Create an email account
  • Start, revise, save, and upload a resume
  • Save a profile on job searching websites
  • Work on an online application

Computers will be reserved for job-searching activities on a first-come, first served basis.  You will be asked a few questions to help us meet your needs.  Time limits will apply.
 

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Please join us for stories, songs, movement, and rhymes.

This program is for children age 3-5 and their caregivers.

Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time.

4:00 p.m.

Anime explosion! : the what? why? & wow! of Japanese animation by Patrick Drazen book coverThe Petworth Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases.

The Anime club will meet on the last Wednesday of every month.

Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fanfiction (writing) and fan art (drawing). 

4:00 p.m.

Naruto. Vol. 60, Kurama / story and art by Masashi Kishimoto book coverThe P.E.T. Clique Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases.  Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fan fiction (writing) and fan art (drawing).  

Adolescentes, vengan y revisen los últimos espectáculos de las revistas de anime y anime/manga. Vengan a compartir su fan fiction (escritura) y fan art (dibujo).

Saturday, May 3, 2014

11:00 a.m.

Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist.

No experience is required. The class is free.

You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

1:30 p.m.
People walking image

Part of our Mature & Motivated program for our patrons who are 50+, Petworth Pacers is a walking fitness program to help you add a little more pep to your step! Look and feel great and make new friends as we explore the neighborhood, share best practices and use library resources to further our knowledge on health and well-being.

Wear comfortable, movement-oriented clothing.  

This program meets in the Second-Floor Program Room and then we'll be going out into the neighborhood for our walk.

Please call 202-243-1187 or stop by to register. 

 


Tuesday, May 6, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Join us for songs, stories, finger plays and rhymes.

This story time is for ages birth to 2 years. 

Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for your group.

11:00 a.m.

Please join us for rhymes, songs, finger plays and baby bounces.

This program is for children age 0-2 and their caregivers.

Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a program for your group.

1:30 p.m.

Jobseekers ImageDrop in for one-on-one support with basic online job search activities:

  • Create an email account
  • Start, revise, save, and upload a resume
  • Save a profile on job searching websites
  • Work on an online application

Computers will be reserved for job-searching activities on a first-come, first served basis.  You will be asked a few questions to help us meet your needs.  Time limits will apply.
 

4:00 p.m.

Pipe Cleaner NinjasTweens, join us for a pipe cleaner ninja craft where you will create your very own ninja to take home.   

Materials will be provided.

Ages 9-12.

7:30 p.m.

ball of yarnStop stitching solitaire!
 
Petworth Purls is a fiber arts club for anyone who wants their knit and crochet with talk and tea. 
 
We meet the first Tuesday of every month.

All are welcome to bring their projects.
 

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Please join us for stories, songs, movement, and rhymes.

This program is for children age 3-5 and their caregivers.

Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Perfect Phrases for ESL coverIf you are a non-native English speaker, join our conversation group to practice English in a casual setting. No tests, no quizzes, just fun conversation with other English learners!

Free and no registration is required.  Basic English speaking and reading levels preferred.

Friday, May 9, 2014

4:00 p.m.

mothersdayJoin us for stories and poems about moms.

Children will make a craft to give to Mom.

This program is for ages 4 and older.

4:00 p.m.

Paper FlowersTweens, join us on Friday, May 9 for a fun paper flower craft in honor of Mother's Day and make something special for the lovely ladies in your life.

Ages 9-12.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

11:00 a.m.

Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist.

No experience is required. The class is free.

You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

3:00 p.m.

chair stretchRelax, relate and release as you tone and stretch while practicing yoga using chairs and gentle stretching on a mat.

This program is especially tailored to adults aged 50+ and persons with limited mobility who have doctor consent. All participants are required to sign a liability waiver on their first day of attendance.

Mark your calendars... we will meet thereafter every second and fourth Sunday! Please call 202-243-1187 or stop by to register.

Petworth Neighborhood Library is accessible to wheelchairs and Metro (3 blocks north of Petworth station via Green Line).

Monday, May 12, 2014

4:00 p.m.

mustachesWe mustache you to read!

Kids, come to the library all week long to have your picture taken.

You will get to wear the mustache of your choice, and hold your favorite book.

The photos will be compiled and made into a poster.


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

(All day)

Yoga at Your Library is a beginner-level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist.

No experience is required. The class is free.

You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.

10:00 a.m.

Join us for songs, stories, finger plays and rhymes.

This story time is for ages birth to 2 years. 

Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for your group.

11:00 a.m.

Please join us for rhymes, songs, finger plays and baby bounces.

This program is for children age 0-2 and their caregivers.

Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a program for your group.

1:30 p.m.

Jobseekers ImageDrop in for one-on-one support with basic online job search activities:

  • Create an email account
  • Start, revise, save, and upload a resume
  • Save a profile on job searching websites
  • Work on an online application

Computers will be reserved for job-searching activities on a first-come, first served basis.  You will be asked a few questions to help us meet your needs.  Time limits will apply.
 

4:00 p.m.

Lego Marble MazeTweens, join us for a fun and friendly Lego Marble Maze competition. Put your creative mind to use and see if you and your team members can build a maze within the given time limit.

Materials will be provided.

Ages 9-12.

4:00 p.m.

mustachesWe mustache you to read!

Kids, come to the library all week long to have your picture taken.

You will get to wear the mustache of your choice, and hold your favorite book.

The photos will be compiled and made into a poster.


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