Join us for a joyous rumpus as we celebrate the classic adventures of Max and all of his "wild things." We'll read some of Maurice Sendak's texts, including the famous Where the Wild Things Areand then participate in a craft or two.
You don't have to roar though - they'll be a special snack too!
For ages 6 and older.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.
Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required.
To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.
Join us for songs, finger plays, movement, stories and rhymes. This program is for children of all ages.
We will meet at the Petworth Community Market located near Upshur Street NW and 9th Street NW, about a block from the Petworth Library.
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.
During Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15), we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture.
Esther read all summer long. She earned a Chipotle coupon, a voucher for two tickets to see the Washington Nationals play, and a book.When Esther finished eight hours of reading, she turned in her reading sheet as an entry form to win the coveted Kindle Fire.
Come check out our display in the Children's Room!
September is National Manners Month and the Petworth Library Children's Room has a great assortment of books on display. In this fast-paced world we live in, it's easy to forget to mind our p's and q's and always say please and thank you.What better way to learn about manners or refresh your memory about some you've forgotten than by curling up with a good children's book?We have these books and more available for checkout:
We're so excited to see all the children who have completed summer reading. Look how many children have finished! But we still have plenty of room for lots more names! If you haven't signed up for summer reading or haven't had a chance to complete it yet, then now is the time to start.
Library-Con:Library-Con is a multigenerational programming event that will provide information and expose the world of anime/manga, comics, Star Wars, and TV production to library customers of all ages! Come out and connect with the community through culturally based activities, forums, and crafts held throughout the library.Date:Saturday, August 2