Summer Reading

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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.
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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.
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.
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LEGO Inspired Paper Bag Puppet

It's LEGOs all this month in the Petworth Library Children's Room. Join us this afternoon we create a LEGO inspired paper bag puppet. 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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Bollywood Dance Class

Join Jaya Mathur, Dance Instructor with the Dance to Health Society, for this class designed to get you up and moving, Bollywood style! Can't make it to this session? Ms. Mathur will also have a session at the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library.
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Bollywood Dance Class

Join Jaya Mathur, Dance Instructor with the Dance to Health Society, for this class designed to get you up and moving, Bollywood style! Can't make it to this session? Ms. Mathur will also have a session at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library.

Adult Book Club

Join us to discuss June's book club selection, Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, on Thursday, June 23rd at 6:30 p.m. Following the meeting, join us for a stroll around the neighborhood with our NEW Walking Book Club. Bring the audio book on your device or simply join the other members for a stroll and casual discussion of that month's book selection.
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Mini Makers' Crafternoon

Makers come in all shapes, sizes and ages. A little too young for Petworth's Maker Camp? Come to our Mini Makers' Crafternoon sessions! Children ages 3 to 6 will explore one of our Maker themes "Fantasy," "Fun and Games," "Engineering" using a story and/or a video demo as inspiration for their special creations. All materials will be supplied, but feel free to contribute your own small toys and odds-and-ends from around the house. Dress for possible mess!
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Library Lovers Like to Bike (During National Bike Month and Beyond)!

Are you a fan of books and bicycles? You are not alone: our city is full of DC Public Library lovers who like to bike! 
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Music and Movement

Sign up to sing, dance, and play instruments with your child! For children ages birth to 6 and their caregivers.  To register for this program, please call the Children's Room at 202-282-3113.  Don't forget to sign up for the Summer Reading Program!

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