Georgetown
Neighborhood Library

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Time

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, 11 a.m.

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, Oct. 5, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join us as art historian Vanessa Badré presents her series of French garden talks:FRANCE ALIVE: A HISTORY TOLD THROUGH GREAT WORKS OF ART: Art in politics and religion: The meanings behind 17th French classicism    
Music Time

Music Time

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, 2 p.m.

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.  

First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading Series 2016

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, 7 p.m.

Please join us for the First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading Series held at the Georgetown branch of the DC Public Library.  Two featured poets will read from their original works. Open Mic follows. 

First Thursday Evening Poetry Readings

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, 7 p.m.

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  
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Song and Dance

Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

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. 

Preschool Story Time

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

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.
Developing a Plot

Developing a Plot

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, 2 p.m.

David Hoof, Professor Emeritus of English, Georgetown University, continues with the next stage in novel writing - Developing a Plot. Plotting is a proven process for editing and revising stories ensuring that readers will be riveted to the final product.  The 5-part course will cover all aspects of this process. Starting Saturday September 10, 2016 2 pm Classes meet on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays.
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Short Story Reading Group for Writers

Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, 2 p.m.

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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