Family Programs

movie cat

Movie Matinee

Feature movie will be kids' choice. Three movie options will be available for selection. All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12.
Image of book cover for "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"

Harry Potter Crafts & Movie

Join us for Harry Potter Night at the library in celebration of Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling's birthdays!  Get in the Hogwarts spirit by dressing as your favorite character.    
sun

Kids Club: Summer Solstice

Summertime and the sun!  Join us as we learn about the sun and eclipses with hands-on activities, then celebrate the longest day of the year by building the longest paper chain and bridge we can!
Three Ninja Pigs

Kids Club: Reader's Theatre

Bring your inner ninja to life through a reading of The Three Ninja Pigs by Corey Rosen Schwartz. Children will read aloud from scripts created from the book. Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.  
Nationals Presidents

Take Me Out To The Ball Game!

Meet an official mascot of the Washington Nationals--today! Take me out to the ball game! But before you do that, take me to Parklands-Turner Library to hear stories and songs about baseball! Which one of the Nationals' Racing Presidents Mascots will make an appearance? Come and find out!
The Mighty Ducks

Pajama Movie Night: The Mighty Ducks

When lawyer Gordon Bombay is assigned community service, he must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score, and can't win!  Can he turn the Ducks around? Find out in The Mighty Ducks!
Ballerina

Connect the Dots Dance Company

Families with children between the ages of 3 and 12 are invited to this interactive performance with Connect the Dots Dance Company, a non-profit ballet company that is dedicated to performing locally for Preschool and Elementary Youth. Join us as we learn more about the art of ballet and get to know some professional ballet dancers.
train tracks

STEAM Team: I've Been Working on the Railroad

How do railroad tracks work?  Can you build a one?  Join us in the Children's room for some hands-on fun! For children ages 6-12.    
Picture of LEGO's

LEGO Build Day

It's LEGOs all this month in the Petworth Library Children's Room. Join us this afternoon as we dump out the LEGOs and see what we can build: anything is possible. But check our calendar for more LEGO related events such as games, crafts, or free build days each Monday and Thursday at 4:30 p.m. We provide the LEGOs and other assorted supplies - you just bring the fun! For ages 5 and up.
Picture of LEGO's

LEGO Mask Making

It's LEGOs all this month in the Petworth Library Children's Room. Join us this afternoon as we create a LEGO head mask. If you've ever wanted to create your own LEGO mini figure, then this is the craft for you! But check our calendar for more LEGO related events such as games, crafts, or free build days each Monday and Thursday at 4:30 p.m. We provide the LEGOs and other assorted supplies - you just bring the fun! For ages 5 and up.

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