Neighborhood Library

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.

Rip This Runway

On Saturday, August 6, D.C.

Summer Is for Grilling

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:

Brazil for Kids

Todo 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. 

Summer Reading, but Not for School

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.