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Color Club

Join us for some fun, relaxing coloring! We'll provide an array of coloring sheets, markers, and crayons.  Color your favorite Disney princesses, design your own sneakers, relax with a mandala design, and more.  For all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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Movie Madness

Join us for a fun animated movie about the only little girl left on Earth and the journey she takes with her new alien friend to reunite with her mother. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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Meet One of Our Community Helpers!

Join us as we welcome a real life community helper! One of DC's finest, a K-9 handler from MPD will be appearing at the library to speak about their job. Come meet an officer and their hard working partner. We'll have a simple craft on hand that you can take home as well as some dog themed books available for checkout.  For ages 5 and up. 

Superhero Party

Join us from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for an end of Summer Reading celebration including superhero boot camp for kids, a comic book swap, and Yu-Gi-Oh card trading. Kids, teens, and adults are all welcome. 
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Mexican Folktales and Crafts

Join us to celebrate Hispanic/Latino Heritage month with stories about Mexican culture and a craft. This program is recommended for ages 4-10. 

Juegos Jueves

Challenge your friends to a game of Candy Land, Twister, Wii Sports, or cards every Thursday in the Children's Room. Join us for these games and more! Recommended for ages 5-12.
Maker Martes

Maker Martes

Come create with us every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Each week we will have a different project to make. Explore art, music, science, technology, and more! This program is recommended for children ages 6 and up.
Creative Movement Class

Creative Movement Story Time

Join us for a story time focused on different types of movement! We’ll read stories and explore, imitate and improvise the movements and dances in each story. Wear some comfy clothes and shoes so you can wiggle around! (The dancing part is optional, but fun!) Ages 4-6  

Bilingual Stories, Songs and Craft

Join us at the Petworth Library to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! We will hear bilingual stories and songs and make a craft. This program is for children 4 and up.
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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. kick-off National Hispanic Heritage Month in the Great Hall with music, dancing, live performances, face-painting and crafts for kids. This event is free and for all ages. Families are welcome! De la 11 a.m. a 4 p.m. venga para celebrar la Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Habrá música, baile, espectáculos en vivo, pintura de la cara, y manualidades para niños. Este evento para la familia es gratis y para todas las edades. ¡Traiga la familia!