Petworth
Neighborhood Library

Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 11 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for school, preschool and day care groups.
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Awesome Adult Coloring Cafe

Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 5:15 p.m.

To our beloved busy Adult Petworthians: Petworth's Mature and Motivated encourages you to slow down, take a break and soak up the peaceful ambiance as you join us in our 2nd floor program room the second Wednesday of each month at 5:15 p.m. for a relaxing period of stress-less, anxiety-free coloring!Treat. Your. Self: set aside 90 minutes once a month for coloring and music that will soothe your soul...
Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 7 p.m.

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.  
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Up, Up and Away!

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

May 12 is National Kite Day! Do you have yours ready? If not, join us for a simple craft where you can make your own kite. We'll read some stories and then go outside to fly our new creation. For ages 7 and up (unless assisted by a parent). All supplies will be provided. 
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One-on-One Computer Help

Friday, May 13, 2016, 3 p.m.

By appointment only, get personalized computer help. Library staff are available for hour-long sessions to help teach computer skills. We can help with:
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes 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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Yoga at Your Library

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 11 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, and 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.
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Library Con!

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 1 p.m.

As a prelude to Summer Reading, join us for Petworth’s annual Library-Con! This year’s theme emphasizes going for the gold by reading. This event is a multi-generational program that will provide information and expose the world of anime/manga, comics, Star Wars, and more.Date: Saturday, May the 14th 2016Time: 1 - 4 p.m. For All Ages Come out and connect with the community through culturally based activities such as: a zine workshop author talks
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One-on-One Computer Help

Monday, May 16, 2016, 3 p.m.

By appointment only, get personalized computer help. Library staff are available for hour-long sessions to help teach computer skills. We can help with:
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Paper Airplanes

Monday, May 16, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

We will be holding a contest to see who can make a paper airplane fly the longest! We might even fly the planes outside if the weather is cooperative. All supplies will be provided. For ages 5 and up. This program is part of a special three-week collaboration with the Mount Pleasant Library.

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