Story Time

Off-Site Story Time

Join in the fun at the Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Ave. NW). Books, songs and more! Ages 2-3.

Off-Site Baby Time

Join us at the Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Ave. NW). Ages 0-24.

Polar Express Party

Join us for a special holiday edition of Pajama Story Time.  We will have an interactive reading of the classic The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg.  

French Story Time

French Story Time is for children of all ages. This program includes songs, music and motion and is very interactive. Children have the opportunity to learn Fench songs, practice their French, and connect words with motion, as well as enjoy stories. Come and join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. (except on holidays!)
PET Plush Pals

Family Story Time: Teddy Bear Takeover

Who runs the world? Teddy Bears! Well, not really, but at Petworth Library they will rule for a day! Many Americans celebrate teddy bears twice a year: Sept. 9 (National Teddy Bear Day) and Nov. 14 (National American Teddy Bear Day).  Bring your favorite teddy bear to Petworth Neighborhood Library for a cozy and fun teddy-themed Family Story Time with parachute songs, poems and a group photo. Afterwards, be sure to check out some teddy-centric tales for you and your plush pal to enjoy at home!

Once Upon a Snowflake

Listen to the retelling of H.C. Andersen's The Snow Queen, create paper snowflake designs and watch a movie on Thursday, December 11, 2014.  For ages 6-11.

Around the World Story Time

Come to this story time and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this story time is a cultural experience for the whole family. Around the World Story Time is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. See you there!
Children marched with Dr. MLK, Jr.

Story Time and Crafts in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

All ages are encouraged to join us as we make Peace Mobiles and Magnets in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Parents also will leave with Peace Badges that they can bestow upon their little ones in recognition of noteworthy acts of selflessness.

Wonderful Ones

Books, music and rhymes for 1-year-olds.
Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes

Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, dance, and move to popular songs.  For ages 2-3 and their caregivers.