The 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. C
ome check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fan fiction (writing) and fan art (drawing).
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.
Get support from staff and learn basic activities in an online job search:
Create an email account
Start a resume or cover letter
Work on an online application
Learn about the job seeking process
Every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the conference room on the lower level. Staff will be available for one hour, until 2:30 p.m.
Chinua Achebe (1930-2013), a native of Nigeria, was one of the first prominent postcolonial African authors. His first novel, Things Fall Apart, came out in 1958, and is now read in schools around the world. Achebe won the Man Booker Prize in 2007. Petworth Library has a display of books by and about Achebe, including:
Veggies taste so much better when you've grown them yourself! Get your hands in the dirt and plant some seeds or seedlings! Kids and adults alike can enjoy growing vegetables, fruits and flowers, whether you have an acre, a plot, or just a window box.It's fun to watch your plants grow bigger, and so satisfying to be able to eat them and cook with them.
Let’s celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month!Jump into your jammies, grab a rhythm instrument and join us for some recorded jazzy jams, swinging stories, dandy dances, plus a take-home craft.We're offering two special Pajama Story Times at 7 p.m. in the children's programming room on the second floor, for children ages 3 to 7 years:
On Wednesday, March 20, the Petworth Library Children's Room welcomed spring.We learned what seeds need to grow, we read some poems and books about seeds and plants, and then we planted seeds! Each child was able to plant one flower (daisy, sunflower, morning glory) and one vegetable (green bean, spinach, carrot).
March is National Nutrition Month. Eathing a healthy and balanced diet can be challenging. For more information, consult the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Petworth Library has a display of books about nutrition and healthy eating, including:
Join us as we kick-start our new programming, "Petworth's Mature & Motivated," specifically targeted to adults who are fabulous at 50+ years of age!Our first event, the "Get To Know Your Neighborhood Fair," takes place in the Petworth Library meeting room on Tuesday, March 26 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.