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 older.
Every Hero Has a Story Graphic

Summer Reading Finale: Ice Cream Social

Come all ye heroes, let’s celebrate our summer reading accomplishments and enjoy ice cream.  
Bilingual Story time cover art

Adios Amigos! Farewell friends!

I am sorry to announce that Bilingual Story Time with Ms. Ortiz will be ending. The final program will be Wednesday, August 12th at 10:30 a.m. It has been a pleasure serving you all for the past year and a half! Thank you for your support   Sentimos anunciar que la Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe con Senorita Ortiz se termina. El final programa será el 12 de Agosto. ¡Ha sido un placer de trabajar con ustedes! Muchisimas gracias por su apoyo. I hope to see you there and say Adios Amigos!   

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 for all ages, and Yu-Gi-Oh card trading. Kids, teens and adults are all welcome. 
Juegos Jueves

Juegos Jueves

Games, Games, Games! Wii gaming! Board games! Computer games! Charades! Beanbag tosses! Musical chairs! A healthy variety of games to play with your friends. Recommended for ages 5-12.  
Wii Console

Wednesdays Are For Wii

West End Interim Library is doing another round of Wii games! Come by for an hour and show off your skills! This program will be for ages 8-14.
Hispanic Heritage Month

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!
Words, Beats and Life

Books & Beats

Fridays at the library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.! Books & Beats is a weekly outdoor music series in front of the MLK Jr. Memorial Library. Check out a book from the Uni, sign up for Summer Reading (through Aug. 16) or simply enjoy the beats outside the historic Mies van der Rohe building.
Box of school supplies

In the Zone: Customize Your School Supplies

Make a cool pencil topper. Give your new school notebooks a makeover.  Customize your school supplies at this month’s In the Zone. Limited amounts of pencils and notebooks will be provided. Feel free to bring your own new school supplies to liven up with your own design. For ages 6 - 12.
Teatro de la Luna

Teatro de la Luna

Come celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a theatrical performance for children by Teatro de la Luna. They will be presenting the bilingual English/Spanish play "Chiquititos." Ages 2-5 and their caregivers.