Family Programs

Words @ 1:30

Participants will read poetry at an open mic.Best ages 16 & up

Woodridge Library Memorabilia on Display

Memorabilia of the Woodridge neighborhood Library and its surrounding community will be on display from Dec. 1 – Dec. 22 during library hours of operation.

Brighten Your Season!

Join us for a festive family event!

Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Community

Learn the history of this week-long Winter festival, its seven principles, and how it is observed through stories, crafts, adornment and more.All ages.

Let's Promote Peace Mural 2014

Join us for this special edition of Family Craft-ernoon in which we pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.Children and parents will create their own artistic representations of peace (ex. dove, peace sign), and add their names to a peace pledge inspired by quotations from MLK.All of the creations will be put on display at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. 

Family Chinese Conversation Corner

Are you learning Chinese in school or speak it with family at home? Practice your Chinese, meet other Chinese speaking families, and make new friends at our Chinese Conversation Corner for children and families. Participants should know some Chinese already.

Winter Time Crafts

Simple holiday crafts to make and share for ages 6-12.

Christylez Bacon Performs

Christylez Bacon is a GRAMMY Nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist and multi-instrumentalist from Southeast, Washington, DC.As a performer, Christylez multi-tasks between various instruments such as the West African djembe drum, acoustic guitar and the human beat-box (oral percussion), all while continuing the oral tradition of storytelling through his lyrics.He will give a performance as part of our Sunday Celebration.

Let's Promote Peace Mural

Families, please stop by any time Monday, Jan. 13 through Saturday Jan. 18 to participate in DC Public Library's King Week Project, the Let's Promote Peace Mural.Each child will decorate one paper representation of peace (a dove, a two finger peace sign or a peace symbol) for our mural. Then they can add their name to our promote peace pledge drawn from Dr. King’s inspirational words on the subject.

Day of Dr. King Documentaries

Stop by and familiarize yourselves with the library’s collection of DVD documentaries on Dr. King. They provide so much information to discuss and debate. Petworth Library invites you to view the following movies with us as a means for broadening our understanding about the socio-political climate and events that affected King’s background, mission and death.