April Adult Programs

Petworth Library

April Adult Programs

Jobseekers ImageJobseekers’ Drop-in Clinic
Every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
One-on-one help for jobseekers including help job searching, formatting resumes, and more. 
 
AARP Tax Assistance
Every Monday, 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., and every Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tax assistance free to taxpayers with low and moderate income with special attention to those 60 and older.  The last date will be Monday, April 14.
 
Family Story Time
Every Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
Story time event for all ages.
 
Yoga
Every Saturday at 11 a.m.
Beginner-level yoga class for adults and teens, brought to you by Yoga Activist. Free, no experience required; bring your own mat if you have one. Otherwise, mats are available for use during class.
 
TableTop DayTableTop Day logo 
Saturday, April 5, 1-4 p.m.

A celebration of all kinds of tabletop games – from card to board to strategy and more!  We’ll have a variety of games for all ages and skill levels but feel free to bring games to share. 

Petworth Pacers
Sunday, April 6 at 1:30 p.m.
Our walking fitness program for adults 50+.
 
Bibliophiles’ Book Club
Monday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m.
The Bibliophiles is an offbeat book club for offbeat people in their 20s and 30s.  April’s book is London Fields by Martin Amis and copies are available for checkout at Petworth Library.
 
You Can’t Make This Up
Wednesday, April 9  at 7:30 p.m.
Read smart, well-written popular non-fiction titles with likeminded people. This month's book is Bossypants by Tina Fey and copies are available at the library.
 
ESL Café
Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m.
Come to our casual conversation group to practice speaking English. No registration is required but a basic knowledge of English is preferred.
 
Rules of chess cover imageChess and Scrabble!
Sundays, April 13 and April 27, at 1:30 p.m.
All ages are welcome to test your brain and have fun while playing these classic games.
 
Afternoon Asanas
Sunday, April 13 and Sunday, April 27 at 3 p.m.
In this program that’s especially tailored to adults 50+, you’ll tone and stretch while practicing yoga using chairs.  Please call 202-243-1187 or stop by to register.
 
Digital DCPL
Monday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m.
This workshop will teach you how easy it is to download DC Public Library’s digital materials to your tablet, e-reader, smartphone and more. Please bring your fully charged device, cords and library card.
 
Databases for… Consumers and Personal Finance
Saturday, April 19 at 1 p.m.
April’s workshop will cover DC Public Library’s databases for consumers and personal finance, including Consumer’s Checkbook. Basic computer and internet skills required.
 
Retro Movie Night
Monday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Watch a movie from a different decade each month. In April, we’ll be viewing a classic from the 1960s starring Sidney Poitier.
 
Train Your Brain Games
Wednesday, April 23 at 3 p.m.
Enjoy puzzles, games and other fun activities that help promote healthy brain functioning, memory improvement, creativity, flexibility in thinking and more. 
 
Whodunnit ClubThe Hangman's Daughter cover image
Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Petworth’s mystery book club will be discussing The Hangman’s Daughter by Oliver Potsch.  Copies are available for checkout at the library.
 
Environmental Book Club
Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.
Read, learn and discuss the controversial issue of the impact of human activity on our planet. This month, we’ll be discussing Oil and Honey by Bill McKibben

Please see our calendar or give us a call at 202-243-1188 for more information on these April programs and more!