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.
Get support from staff and learn basic activities in an online job search:
Create an email account
Start a resume or cover letter
Work on an online application
Learn about the job seeking process
Every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the conference room on the lower level. Staff will be available for one hour, until 2:30 p.m.
There's nothing better than ice cream on a hot summer day.Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month, and that July 20 is National Ice Cream Day?Would you ever try bacon ice cream, salted licorice ice cream or seaweed ice cream?The International Ice Cream Association has determined the top five ice cream flavors in the United States:1.Vanilla2.Chocolate3.Cookies and Cream4.Strawberry5.Mint Chocolate Chip
Do you have a child interested in science? Are you looking for something fun to do this summer? Then join us for afternoon of fun as we learn about shadows! You can read some books about shadows but why not stick around for an experiment or two? We'll start by learning how to make our own shadow puppet; a shadow puppet is derived from older forms of story telling.
Interested in the U.S. Citizenship Process? Learn More About It!
Saturday, July 191 p.m. - 3 p.m.Petworth Neighborhood LibraryRepresentatives from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be at Petworth Neighborhood Library to discuss the naturalization process for legal permanent residents and interested naturalization applicants.
The Petworth Library Children's Room has a great collection of books about cuddly kittens and not so cuddly lions and tigers that are sure to please. In honor of Adopt a Cat Month, we have created a display for you so you can easily locate some old favorites and find some new ones.Check out some of these titles and more:
Three-Afternoon Workshop Teaches Literary Criticism Through Hip-Hop
Think that Lil Wayne, Iggy Azalea and H.G. Wells don’t have anything in common? Think again.All three writers use tools called literary devices. When a reader understands those devices, they can recognize and recreate them. Next week, teens at the Petworth Library will learn them at a three-afternoon workshop called Words Liive. The teen who does the best over the three-afternoon workshop will win a Samsung tablet computer.
The Petworth Library Children's Room has recently received a plethorea of titles from Penguin's Who Was? and What Was? historical series. This exciting series features biographies ranging from Johnny Appleseed to Steve Jobs and covers historical events ranging from Pompeii to Pearl Harbor. These detailed accounts include biographical data, timelines, illustrations and photos of archival material. Aside from being fun and easy to read, they contain a wealth of information and would be a great resource for a school project.
Children enjoyed a teddy bear picnic on the front lawn of the Petworth Library. We spread our blankets in the shade of the big magnolia tree, and snuggled in with our teddy bears and other stuffed animal friends.We read some poems about teddy bears and decided that they are good friends that stay with us all night, to protect us if we get scared.