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Book Hill Talks - France Alive: A History Told Through Great Works of Art

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 7:00 pm

Lecture N° 2 18th Century. Conversation, Love and Philosophy: 18th Century Fêtes galantes Guest SpeakerVanessa Badré  
Music Time

Music Time

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 2:00 pm

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to five years old. Our Music Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more songs, activities and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  
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Adult Coloring

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6:30 pm

Join us monthly for these relaxed coloring sessions. We will provide the coloring sheets and colored pencils, though personal supplies are welcome as well. The sessions will last from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Questions? Email
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Song and Dance

Friday, December 9, 2016, 10:30 am

Get ready to get down! Join us as we explore different rhythms and do basic dance steps. This 20-minute program of music and movement develops listening and motor skills while stimulating an interest in music. Percussion instruments help children and caregivers follow the leader or dance to the beat of their own drummers. Ages birth to five. 
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Spanish Conversation Club

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:00 am

Looking to grow, revive, or begin to develop your Spanish skills? Join us for these weekly casual conversation hours led by instructor Luz Verost. Questions? Email

Preschool Story Time

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:30 am

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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Holiday Card Crafting

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 2:00 pm

Join us from 2 - 4 p.m. for an afternoon of seasonal crafting, where we will be making holiday-themed greeting cards and gift tags. All materials will be provided, and there will be a special performance by Georgetown University a cappella group GU Harmony.  Due to the projects included, this event is recommended for ages 18+.
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Short Story Reading Group for Writers

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 2:00 pm

Facilitator: Author Ingrid Anders. At each meeting we read a celebrated short story aloud and discuss the literary devices within. The selections include classic, contemporary, American, and international short stories. No preparation or commitment is required. We hone our craft through examination of the masters.  Ages 18+
English Conversation Group

Free English Conversation Classes

Monday, December 12, 2016, 10:00 am

The Washington English Center in partnership with the DC Public Library, Georgetown branch, will offer free English Conversation Classes to adults by qualified and trained volunteer teachers from WEC.Mondays (except August 2016) and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at  The Georgetown Neighborhood Library 3260 R Street NW
Toddler Art and Stories

Toddler Art and Stories

Monday, December 12, 2016, 3:30 pm

Get up and get creative at our Toddler Art and Stories! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and art activities that  are designed to help develop your child’s language and motor skills. After storytime, your child will participate in a process-oriented art project to explore art materials and the world around them. Process-oriented art focuses on what can be learned from the act of making art rather than the product.