Upcoming Events

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 11:00am
Makers come in all shapes, sizes and ages. Too young for Petworth's Google Maker Camp? Come to our Mini Makers' Crafternoon sessions!

Children ages 3 to 6 will explore one of our S.T.E.A.M. themes "Fantasy," Farmstead," "Flight" and "Future" using a story and/or a video as inspiration for their special creations.

All materials will be supplied, but feel free to contribute your own small toys and odds-and-ends from around the house.

Dress for possible mess!
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 11:30am
An early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays, sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces. 

For ages birth to 2.

Please call 202-698-0183 with questions. Story time takes place on the lower level.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
The Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library is a Maker Camp site

July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects: 
  • Mondays, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12-1 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 1-2 p.m
Children ages 8 ad older and teens up to age 14 are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.  

No registration is necessary.  For more information, please visit the Maker Camp website or the Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library. You can also check out all the fun activities we did last year at our Maker Camp Google + page!

*Maker Camp is sponsored by Make: and Google.  
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
Make time for peace and mindfulness on Mondays this summer with free hatha yoga classes.

Yoga Activist, a D.C.-based nonprofit, is dedicated to personal empowerment and community awareness through yoga practice. A volunteer from Yoga Activist will teach the classes.

Hatha yoga is a gentle and slower-paced form of yoga. The classes are one hour in length.

Please note that due to space limitations we will limit the class to 25 participants.

Please contact tenleylibrary@dc.gov to register. First come, first served.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks. 

Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required.

To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

Curriculum and training provided by ByteBack.

Technology for this program made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
 
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 1:00pm

Blending concepts of figure drawing, fashion illustration and anatomy, this workshop allows you to stretch your imagination.

Your unique super hero/heroine is created through the selection and creation of body types, head wear, shields, logos, hand wear, sleeves, leg wear, footwear, super powers, logos, accessories and hairstyles.

Led by artist Rajan Sedalia, this workshop will reveal the hero within you.

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14.

No registration required.

Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Saturday:
  • Anacostia
  • Capital View
  • Dorothy I. Height/Benning
  • William O. Lockridge/Bellevue
Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday:
  • Francis A. Gregory
  • Lamond-Riggs
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Petworth
  • Southwest
  • Watha T. Daniel/Shaw
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14.

No registration required.

Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday:
  • Francis A. Gregory
  • Lamond-Riggs
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Petworth
  • Southwest
  • Watha T. Daniel/Shaw
Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Saturday:
  • Anacostia
  • Capital View
  • Dorothy I. Height/Benning
  • William O. Lockridge/Bellevue
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Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
 
Tuesdays and Thursdays
4 - 5 p.m.
 
Starting Monday, June 23
Ending Saturday, August 16
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 2:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of Board Game fun in the Georgetown Children's Room!

These games are appropriate for children ages 5 and older.