Georgetown
Neighborhood Library

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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer, recipient of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
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Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join TTBC, a book group for younger adults at least 21 years old, as we discuss When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi.  This memoir by neurosurgeon Kalanithi, diagnosed with terminal lung cancer at age 36, chronicles his experience processing his impending death and, in doing so, considering what makes life meaningful. 
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Adult Coloring

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 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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Coffee + Conversation at Georgetown

Friday, April 28, 2017, 11:00 am

Are you interested in free snacks, a fresh cup of coffee, and the chance to make a connection with your fellow library users? If that sounds like your idea of a good time, then we have the program for you. Join us on the fourth Friday of every month at 11 a.m. in the Sight and Sound Room for Coffee + Conversation, our new casual social hour that's open to all comers. We've got all the supplies - just bring yourself, a friend, and maybe something you'd like to talk about. Hope to see you soon!
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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Ta-Nehisi Coates's widely acclaimed, 2015 National Book Award-winning work Between the World and Me.
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Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC)

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join TTBC, a book group for younger adults at least 21 years old, as we discuss What is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi.
The Nest

Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney’s 2016 comic novel The Nest.
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Science in the Summer: Level 1

Monday, June 26, 2017, 2:00 pm

GSK Science in the Summer: The Science of Sports!
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Science in the Summer: Level 2

Monday, June 26, 2017, 3:30 pm

Students will discover how science helps athletes perform in their sports.  They will participate in challenges (balance, stability, reaction time) to understand physical and mental skills that can be helpful in sports and learn about the importance of good nutrition.  To understand the science behind the development of different types of protective sports equipment, students will build models.  In addition, they will explore the physics of several popular sports.  Students will create profile cards of their own ultimate athlete or sports scientist. 

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