Petworth
Neighborhood Library

"The Other Wes Moore"

Join the Petworth Fiction Book Club on Monday, October 17, at 7 p.m. to discuss The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore.

Jose Luis Orozco at Petworth Library

We had a wonderful Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with Jose Luis Orozco.Over 200 children and adults sang, danced and clapped together in this bilingual program.

National Book Festival, September 24-25

The National Book Festival will be September 24-25. Petworth Library has a display featuring some of the authors who will be at this year's festival.  Among them are:

161 Years of California Statehood

In September 1850, California became a state.  Among other things, it is famous for its beaches, vineyards and mountains.  Or is it really famous for earthquakes, Donner Pass and Alcatraz?  Or maybe sea lions in San Francisco and sea otters in Monterey. 

Summer Reading Party

On Wednesday, August 24, we had a great party at the Petworth Librar

NBA Star Jeff Green Helps Kids with Summer Reading

Former Georgetown basketball star and current Boston Celtic Jeff Green traded his team jersey for a superhero costume at the Petworth Neighborhood Library last Friday.  Green was a special guest at “Create Your Own Superhero,” a library summer reading workshop.

Petworth Library Open

The Petworth Neighborhood Library is now open. 

Petworth Fiction Book Club

The Petworth Fiction Book Club will meet on Monday, August 15, at 7 p.m.  We are reading

Free Yoga Classes

Beginning this Saturday, August 6, Petworth Library will be hosting free beginning yoga classes twice a month at 11 a.m.  Mats will be provided.  Here are some books you may be interested in: Yoga for Emotional Balance

Family Story Time

Join us Saturday, August 13, at 10:30 a.m. in the children's programming room.We will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes. All ages are welcome.

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