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Song and Dance

Friday, October 28, 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. 
Drawing Basics

Drawing Basics - FULL

Friday, October 28, 2016, 3:00 pm

As of October 18, 2016, this class is FULL and cannot accomodate any further registrations *********************************************
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Spanish Conversation Club

Saturday, October 29, 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, October 29, 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.
Fair to Hope

Author Talk: Sam Reed

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 2:00 pm

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is proud to present author Sam Reed with her exciting debut Young Adult novel, Fair to Hope.   The book is about a brown girl and a midnight boy who are the tools of Armageddon, as secret societies battle for control of souls. Their destined death-fight will pitch the power of love against the certainty of fate, and result in either the damnation or salvation of us all.   

Halloween Movie Night

Monday, October 31, 2016, 3:30 pm

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library will be the showing the film, Ghostbusters on October 31, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. Watch as three unemployed parapsychologists, Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Egon Spengler, and their friend, Winston Zeddemore battle ghosts throughout New York City. As the world is threatened by the god of destruction, Gozer the Gozerian, these Ghostbusters must do everything to not let this happen. Please come and celebrate Halloween with us.    
Toddler Art and Stories

Toddler Art and Stories

Monday, October 31, 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.
Tender is the Night

Moveable Feast Classics Book Club

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 1:00 pm

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the Moveable Feast Classics Book Club.  We will be discussing Tender is the Night, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, at Palisades Library, on Tuesday, November 1, at 1 pm.  Please join us!

Moveable Feast - Classics Reading Group

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 1:00 pm

Moveable Feast - The Classics Reading Group meets on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings rotate between the Cleveland Park, Georgetown, and Palisades Neighborhood Libraries.   For more information, please contact: Betsy (Cleveland Park)  202-282-3080 Jay (Georgetown) 202-727-0232 

First Thursday Evening Poetry Readings

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 7:00 pm

Please join us for our continuing poetry series - First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading at the Georgetown branch of the DC Public Library, hosted by Herb Guggenheim.  Two featured poets will read from their original works. Open mic follows.   For more information, please call 202-727-0232