Celebrate National Poetry Month by enjoying some books from DC Public Library's poetry collection. Use the call number "811" to find haiku, limericks, concrete poems, shape poems and classics that you may remember from long ago. Below are some of our favorite titles:
Help the Petworth Neighborhood Library celebrate
its renovation at a Grand Opening Party on Saturday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Here is a list of the day's programs:10 a.m. Spring Art Project for Young Children
The Petworth Interim Library is now closed.The newly renovated Petworth Neighborhood Library will open on February 28, 2011. Customers may pick up their holds at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library on the corner of the 7th St and Rhode Island Ave NW beginning Monday afternoon, February 7. Returns may be made to any District of Columbia Public Library. Visit the library online at http://dclibrary.org.Thank you for your patience.
Are you a long-term resident of Petworth? Or do you know someone who is? We are recruiting volunteers who can share their memories and experiences of living in Petworth and visiting the Petworth Neighborhood Library. We are compiling oral histories to share with the community at our grand reopening festivities in late February or early March 2011.
Hey kids and parents! Do you need something to read over the winter break? DC Public Library has great links to help you find super books! You can explore BookFlix which pairs picture books and nonfiction books that have similar themes. Children can read the books, and listen to them as well! Click here to try it.