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Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2011

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. 

Published on Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Pajama Story Time will continue through the fall! To accommodate children who will be going to bed earlier to wake up for school, the program will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday evenings, instead of 7:3 Goodnight Moon 0 p.m., starting in September.

Children may wear their pajamas and/or bring a favorite stuffed animal to Pajama Story Time. The program is for infants to six-year-olds.

We are looking forward to reading bedtime stories with you!

Published on Monday, August 29, 2011

MagnetsOn Wednesday, August 24, we had a great party at the Petworth LibrarPrizey.

We celebrated the children, all the books they read over the summer, and going back to school. We made back-to-school magnets, candy sushi, and played freeze dance. Every child was able to choose a prize from the treasure chest. Make sure to keep an eye on this page for the next party!

Published on Monday, August 15, 2011

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.

Published on Saturday, August 13, 2011

The Petworth Neighborhood Library is now open. 

Published on Saturday, August 6, 2011

The Troubled Man book cover The Petworth Fiction Book Club will meet on Monday, August 15, at 7 p.m.  We are reading Troubled Man by Henning Mankell.

Please join us.

Published on Thursday, August 4, 2011

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

Yoga for Dummies 


Published on Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Family Story Time picture 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.

Published on Friday, July 29, 2011

On SModel in Carmen Webber Design from Rip This Runway flyeraturday, August 6, D.C. teens will create fashion designs and show their fierceness at Rip This Runway, a Project Runway-style fashion design contest. Teens will have the opportunity to:

Published on Saturday, July 16, 2011

Looking for some new barbecuing ideas?  Intimidated by the whole idea of grilling?  Need some information before you buy a grill? Petworth Library has a display of books about grilling, including: