Story Time

Billy Goats Gruff

Billy Goats Gruff Bilingual Play and Storytime

Enjoy a bilingual English/Spanish story time and play put on by DC Public Library librarians in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. We will be reading stories and acting out a bilingual version of the Billy Goats Gruff. For ages birth-5 and their caregivers.
Billy Goats Gruff

'The Three Billy Goats Gruff' Bilingual Play and Story Time

Enjoy a bilingual English/Spanish story time and play put on by DC Public Library staff in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. We will be reading stories and acting out a bilingual version of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. For ages birth-5 and their caregivers.

Preschool Story Time

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  
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Storytime at Petworth Community Market

Join us for songs, finger plays, movement, stories and rhymes. This program is for children of all ages. We will meet at the Petworth Community Market located near Upshur Street NW and 9th Street NW, about a block from the Petworth Library.
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Storytime at Petworth Community Market

Join us for songs, finger plays, movement, stories and rhymes. This program is for children of all ages. We will meet at the Petworth Community Market located near Upshur Street NW and 9th Street NW, about a block from the Petworth Library.
Happy Tails

Happy Tails Story Time

Join us for a fun story time with adorable dogs!   We kick off this story time with a book, some songs and then it is your turn. Bring your own book, make up a story, or grab a book here in the library to read to a lovable doggie. Many thanks to the volunteers with People Animals Love (PAL) for bringing in their pets.
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Healthy Schools Story Time

Join us in the Children's Room for a special story time celebrating healthy habits for kids, presented by the D.C. Healthy Schools Act.   The Healthy Schools Act Story time uses language arts as a method to promote literacy, teach nutrition, and encourage physical activity for children ages 5 and older. Children younger than 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Pajama Story Time

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
teddy bear picnic

Teddy Bear Picnic

Come join us for a teddy bear picnic! We'll have an indoor picnic with snacks, a teddy bear-themed storytime, and activities. Bring your teddy bears or other favorite stuffed animals!
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How To Be A Hero: The Sequel!

"How To Be A Hero: The Sequel" is a fun storytelling, reading, writing and drawing program for our Summer Readers, ages 6 - 9.   Let’s explore the continuing adventures of those superhero “alter egos” and bring the adventures to an exciting end! This program can count towards 1 hour (= 4 colored masks) of Summer Reading credit!    

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