Glow in the dark

Glow in the Dark Storytime

Hear stories in the dark! We'll be doing stories and music with glowing additions for a completely new experience at storytime. This program is recommended for ages 2-6.
Princess In Black by Shannon Hale

Princess In Black Party

Celebrate the Princess In Black series with a read aloud, activities, and more!  This program is aimed at children ages five through ten.  

Photos of Petworth Showcase

The Petworth community was invited to tell stories of their daily lives through photography this June. Come see fifty of our favorite photos, curated by the Open Stories committee. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Under the Sea with Andrew Wilson

  Under the Sea is a program featuring LIVE marine animals and genuine artifacts.
Image from the BioArt collection, by scientist Paul Odgren

Exhibit Opening: BioArt

BioArt is an exhibit that crosses science with art!  Join us in kicking off this exciting exhibit: Learn about BioArt from a special guest Enjoy fun activities relating to the exhibit, and View the exhibit in the Children's Room This event is recommended for families with children ages 6 and up.More About the Exhibit:

Free Comic Book Day

In celebration of Free Comic Book Day on May 7, 2016 stop by Francis Gregory Library to pick up a Dark Knight goody bag complete with Batman timeline poster, 75th anniversary pins, and masks - while supplies last!
Hat man

Special Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with music, stories, crafts and festivities. Featuring activities from WHUT television, including a special appearance by Maya and Miguel!

Levine School Suzuki Violin Performance

The Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Branch is happy to host the Levine School of Music as they celebrate the beginning of summer with a fantastic concert! The Suzuki violinists of the Levine School of Music's ARC Branch will perform a mini-concert for the branch, everyone is encouraged to attend!

Bike-to-Family Storytime

In celebration of National Bike Month, Petworth Neighborhood Library invites you ride your bikes to our Family Story time. 
My Reptile Guy DC

My Reptile Guy DC

Experience an interactive reptile safari showcasing live creatures, such as lizards, turtles, tortoises, and snakes.  The presentation includes a petting zoo for all to enjoy. For ages 5 and up.