Learn About the Culture with Books from the Petworth Library
Come visit the children's room at the Petworth Library to get books about Native Americans past and present, myths and legends, art and culture, food and crafts, picture books and chapter books: Wilma Mankiller, Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1985-1995
Have you read The Other Wes Moore? Are you a fan of The Wire or Ace of Cakes? Are you a not-so-secret supporter of the Ravens and the Orioles? Discover some books set in Baltimore at Petworth Library. Among them are:
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.
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.