National Library Week

Side view of the Petworth Neighborhood Library.

Game Show Live

Come celebrate National Library Week at the Petworth Library. Your knowledge of the Petworth Library’s history will be tested during several TV-based trivia games.
Read Out Loud

Family Read Out Loud Night

Come and read an excerpt from your favorite read. Light refreshments will be served. Sign up at    

Friends Book Sale and Membership Drive

Help Capital View Library celebrate National Library Week with the Friends of the Library Book Sale and Membership Drive.Find some old favorites, discover new wonders, and learn how you can support the library.

Scavenger Hunt

Follow the clues to find the prize!Join us at Capital View for a Library Scavenger Hunt in honor of National Library Week!

Good Health Matters: Understanding and Maintaining Good Health Across a Lifetime

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library is proud to have students from the occupational therapy program at Howard University present “Good Health Matters." During this 90-minute presentation, you will learn about:Introduction to Good HealthType 2 Diabetes and other Avoidable Chronic ConditionsAging WellInformation Resources for Healthy LivingJoin us until 7 p.m.

Write for a View: Love My Library Essay Contest Deadline

In celebration of National Library Week, Woodridge Library customers -- teens, young adults and adults -- have a great opportunity to share their love for the their local library and participate in a random drawing for a pair of movie tickets.Children ages 8-12 and young adults ages 13-19 will submit essays entitled “I love my Woodridge Library” or “I Liked the Book Better Than the Movie Because…."  

Design Your Own My Library Rocks T-Shirt

Using public computers in the library, children and young adults will create “My Library Rocks!“ T-shirts.Original artwork is due on Saturday, April 13 by 5 p.m. Submissions may be submitted on a thumb drive.Winning T-shirt designs will be displayed in the front window for National Library Week, which is April 15-20.The first 25 participants will receive an iron on transfer of their design.

Wii Read Aloud Bowling Fun

 Wii bowling with a reading component.Participants read excerpts from their “favorite read” and participate in virtual bowling. Participants will receive prizes. Best for ages 10-13.

Online Database Demonstration for Senior Adults

Hands-on demonstration of websites and databases on health, senior living, education and information, geared specifically for senior adults.Light refreshments will be served.Ages 50 and older.

Celebrate National Library Week

Love your library! We'll read fun books about reading and libraries and make a bookmark.Groups, please call to register.All ages are welcome.