Petworth
Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.
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Kids LOVE Karaoke! (The Summer Sessions)

Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Our "Kids Love Karaoke" program encourages literacy, confident public performance, music appreciation as well as supportive listening in children ages 5-12. This month you can Go for the Gold and become one of Petworth's rising stars by practicing and showing off your vocal gifts (and/or choreography-- "Just Dance" for kids is often incorporated) in a supportive, friendly environment before you get discovered by the professionals!
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Yoga at Your Library

Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required. The class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 10 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for preschool, school, or day care groups.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 11 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for school, preschool and day care groups.
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Teen Movie Night

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 4 p.m.

Race is based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.  PG-13. 134 minutes. 2016  
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Petworth Pacers, Still On the Move!

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 4 p.m.

Want to stay fit and fabulous at 50+? Show your body some love and join us on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings at 4 p.m. for "Petworth Pacers"! All fitness walkers should dress in comfortable, weather-appropriate, movement-oriented clothing and bring a water bottle (and an optional face towel for perspiration). Doctor's approval should be sought prior to participation for the first time. All walkers are required to sign liability waivers. Young children in strollers may also accompany walkers.
Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 7 p.m.

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.  
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LEGO Build Day

Thursday, June 16, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

It's LEGOs all this month in the Petworth Library Children's Room. Join us this afternoon as we dump out the LEGOs and see what we can build: anything is possible. But check our calendar for more LEGO related events such as games, crafts, or free build days each Monday and Thursday at 4:30 p.m. We provide the LEGOs and other assorted supplies - you just bring the fun! For ages 5 and up.
Retro Film

Retro Film Matinee

Friday, June 17, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Petworth's Mature and Motivated invites you to come to the library the third Friday of every month as we watch a classic or retrospective film from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and even early 2000s that received critical and popular acclaim! *Special Note: DC Public Library will be closed for Emancipation Day on April 15th. We will instead show our film on the fourth Friday, April 22nd, at 10:30 am. Bring a friend and join us in the Lower Level Meeting Room. You are welcome to bring a small snack to enjoy during the film.
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Learn Street Photography

Saturday, June 18, 2016, 10 a.m.

Register for the workshop here. Learn the basics of street photography in this two hour workshop. We will begin in the basement of Petworth Library before moving outside. We will also learn how to upload their photos to Flickr

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