Shooting Stars Dance Class

Shooting Stars is Back! The hip-hop and modern class for young dancers ages 6-12 meets on Thursdays from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Class list will be determined by attendance on Jan. 8, Jan. 15, and Jan. 22, so come those dates to get a slot, as the program fills up fast. Students will create choreography, sets, and costumes, and class will culminate in a recital at the end of April.  

Kids LOVE Karaoke

Celebrate National Karaoke Week with "Kids Love Karaoke," a special program to encourage confident public reading and singing as well as supportive listening in children ages 5-10.  Do you love to watch and sing along with contestants on American Idol and The Voice? Petworth Neighborhood Library will give you the opportunity to have fun while practicing and showing off your vocal gifts in a supportive, friendly environment before you get discovered by the pros!
Stuffed giraffe with book

Stuffed Animal Storytime

Bring your favorite furry (stuffed) companion and join us for some fun stories! Appropriate for ages 3-5.

Preschool Story Time

Stories through books with lots of action rhymes and interactive activities for ages 3 to 5.
Good Foods Healthy Snacks

Spring into Spring: Seasonal vegetables and healthy snacks for kids!

Come learn about healthy eating with a visit from a nutritionist. You may be the lucky winner of a sample bag of delicious healthy snacks provided by Good Food Markets. Best for ages 5 years and up.  

Lemonade Day

Lemonade Day is a community-wide educational program designed to teach kids how to start, own and operate their own business through a lemonade stand. Give kids the opportunity to learn valuable life skills through real-life experience! Lemonade Day teaches kids how to: -Set goals -Plan for success -Create a budget -Find an investor -Advertise their business -Build a stand -Purchase supplies -Make healthy lemonade -Set up for business -Provide good customer service -Account for business results
Women's History Month

Women in Art Discussion

Celebrate Women's History Month with an engaging discussion and presentation on women in art. Advance registration is required. Call 202-724-8708, or send an e-mail to For ages 11 and older.

Girls Rock! Instrument Share

Participate in a free instrument share and try out Girls Rock! DC's instruments first-hand. Practice singing into a microphone, riffing on a guitar, and finding the beat on the bass and drums. It's gonna be awesome, so get ready to stand up and rock out! For kids and teens, ages 8 to 19.
Coat Drive

Coat Giveaway Extravaganza

Stop by Tuesday, March 10 and Thursday, March 12 between 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. for a FREE Gently Used Winter Coat and warm refreshments. Call 202-727-5012 for more details.    
Dog in a birthday hat sits on a coach with balloons in the background

Northeast Library Birthday Celebration

Join us for a day celerating the Northeast Library's 83rd birthday!   10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Birthday Storytime, ages 3-4, lower level meeting room 4 p.m., Birthday Terrific Tuesday, ages 6-12, Children’s Room 5 p.m., Cake Cutting, all ages, main lobby area 5:30 p.m., Library Renovation Tour, Adults, main lobby area