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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Time

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 11:00 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity 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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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 julia.strusienski@dc.gov
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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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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+
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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, December 15, 2016, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Geraldine Brooks 2015 novel The Secret Chord.
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Book Hill Talks - France Alive: A History Told Through Great Works of Art

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 7:00 pm

Lecture N° 3 19th Century. Paintings Part One: Realism: Representing the Real World, in Fragments or Totality.  Guest Speaker - Vanessa Badré'  
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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, January 19, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Helen Macdonald's 2015 nonfiction title H is for Hawk. In the work, Macdonald recounts her experience of attempting to train a goshawk, a fierce bird of prey, while grieving her father’s death. 

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