Family Programs

Kids Dancing

Music and Movement

Sign up to sing, dance, and play instruments with your child! For children ages birth to 6 and their caregivers.  To register for this program, please call the Children's Room at 202-282-3113.  Don't forget to sign up for the Summer Reading Program!
Storyteller Baba C

Storyteller Baba C

The Honorable Baba-C, GMS entertains with his unique blend of interactive storytelling, narrative and song, chants and games celebrating the oral traditions of the African Diaspora. For ages 5-8
Storyteller Baba C

Storyteller Baba C

The Honorable Baba-C, GMS entertains with his unique blend of interactive storytelling, narrative and song, chants and games celebrating the oral traditions of the African Diaspora. For ages 5-8
Picture of Legos

LEGO Stamping Art

It's LEGO's all this month in the Petworth Library Children's Room. Join us this afternoon as we use LEGO's to create stamped art pieces. But check our calendar for more LEGO related events such as games, crafts, or free build days each Monday and Thursday at 4:30. We provide the LEGO's and other assorted supplies - you just bring the fun! For ages 5 and up.

Mega Maker

Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Monday from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  
digestive system

Being Me - Food and Digestion

Join us in the Children’s Room for a special STEAM program - Being Me!  Learn all about what happens inside you when  you eat. Warning: this program will include gross stuff, so be ready! For ages 6-12. 

Mini Maker

Maker Month is here from July 5 to July 30!   On July 15th and Friday, July 29th from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. join us as we do workshops on the themes for those two weeks, which are Fantasy and Engineering & Electronics.  Children ages 3 to 7 with an adult are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  

Mega Maker

Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.
Father's Day by Anne F. Rockwell

Father's Day Cards & Crafts

Join us to make cards and crafts to celebrate Father's Day. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
The Jumbo Book of Gardening

Garden Club

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for hands-on fun in the library’s outdoor garden. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 

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