Neighborhood Library

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:

Published on Friday, July 15, 2011

Brazilian FlagTodo Bem? Todo Bom!

Learn about Brazil with representatives from the Brazilian Embassy. 

Listen to Brazilian music.

Each child will receive a copy of the book Brazil for Kids.

Friday, July 22, at 2 p.m. Ages 6-12. 

Groups: please call to register.

Published on Friday, July 8, 2011

Looking for some great reads this summer?  Something different from what you usually read?  New authors? 

Petworth Library has a display of some of the best books of the summer suggested by The Washington Post Book World.

Published on Friday, July 1, 2011

JTeddy Bear in pajamas and bunny slippers.oin us Wednesday evenings in July and August at 7:30 p.m. for Pajama Story Time!

We will meet in the Children's Programming Room on the second floor of the library for stories, songs, and rhymes. Wear pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.

Published on Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The Petworth Neighborhood Library is participating in the D.C. Free Summer Meals Program for kids and teens. From July 5 through August 19, the library will be providing free lunch Monday to Friday at 1:30 p.m. to children ages 18 and younger. No registration or ID necessary -- just show up for a healthy meal.

An example of a typical lunch: a turkey sandwich on wheat bread, milk, an apple and a salad.

For more information on the Summer Meals Program or to find other meal locations, please visit the D.C. Free Summer Meals website. 

Published on Tuesday, June 21, 2011

On Friday, June 17, more than 50 people came to the Petworth Neighborhood Library to decorateChildren showing off the cookies they decorated cookies for Father's Day.

Each child decorated one cookie to take home to Dad, and one cookie to eat. We had a blast! This is something that we will definitely do again in the future.

Check back for details about upcoming children's programs.