Petworth
Neighborhood Library

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 11 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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One-on-One Computer Help

Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 3 p.m.

By appointment only, get personalized computer help. Library staff are available for hour-long sessions to help teach computer skills. We can help with:
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, May 18, 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, May 18, 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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Petworth Pacers, Still On the Move!

Wednesday, May 18, 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, May 18, 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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It's a Bird, It's a Plane - It's a Hot Air Balloon?

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

May is the perfect time of year to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. While it would be lovely to take a hot air balloon ride, sadly we can't do that at the library. But we can make one - join us as we make our very own hot air balloon. We'll read some related stories and you can take your balloon home as a keepsake. For ages 5 and up. All supplies will be provided.
Retro Film

Retro Film Matinee

Friday, May 20, 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.
Retro Film

Retro Film Matinee

Friday, May 20, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Come to the library the third Friday of every month as we watch a classic film that received critical and popular acclaim throughout the decades! Bring a friend and join us in the Lower Level Meeting Room. You are welcome to bring a snack to enjoy during the film. Please call 202-243-1188 for more detailed movie information.
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Bike to Global Stories and Songs

Friday, May 20, 2016, 3 p.m.

Hello, Bonjour, Buenos Dias! Good Day, Guten Tag, Konichiwa! It's Bike-to-Work day! Why not scoop up the kiddos after work, then ride on over to Petworth Neighborhood Library to enjoy stories and songs from all around the world? Ms. Tea and Ms. Tracy will help build multi-cultural awareness and appreciation in your young child as our books and music fuel the imagination as we pretend to bike across the globe to different delightful destinations!  

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