Story Time

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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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Early Literacy Workshop: Sing, Talk, and Read

Come learn the skills your children need to be ready to learn to read. We'll share tips on how to promote early literacy at home in this interactive presentation in the Children's Room on the Second Floor of the library. Your children are welcome: Every child will receive a free book.   The program is for parents and caregivers of children ages birth to 5.

Preschool Story Time

This movement-based story time includes reading stories, singing familiar songs as well as learning new rhymes and songs with the librarian. For ages 3-5.

Baby-Toddler Story Time

An early literacy lap-sit program that combines sharing stories, songs, rhythm activities and baby bounces. A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program. For ages birth to 24 months.

Weekend Story Time

Come in for weekend story time as we read, sing and rhyme. This program recommended for families with children ages 0-5. Join us afterwards for our Imaginative Play program. 

Preschool Story Time

This movement-based story time includes reading stories, singing familiar songs as well as learning new rhymes and songs with the librarian. For ages 3-5.
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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.
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Wild About Wheels Family Story Time

Celebrate National Bike Month and join us for a special "Wild About Wheels" bike-themed family story time. 
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Library Lovers Like to Bike During National Bike Month!

Find out just how many library lovers really like to bike as we celebrate National Bike Month in May 2015! A special bike-to-storytime program is planned in Northeast D.C. and in Northwest D.C., at the beginning and ending of the month!   Saturday, May 2, 9:30-11:30 a.m.: Bicyclists of all ages will meet at Southeast Neighborhood Library by 10 a.m. for a ride to Northeast Neighborhood Library, where we will join other Ward 6 families and enjoy an outdoor celebration with stories, crafts and snacks!
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Teddy Bear Picnic

It's picnic time for teddy bears, and their friends! Bring a blanket to sit on, and your teddy bear or other stuffed animal friend. We will sit on the front lawn to enjoy stories, songs, and poems about teddy bears. This program is for children from birth to age 4.

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