The Georgetown Neighborhood Library continues its second year of First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading Series.
Well-known local poets will gather at the library to read from their works every month. There will be two featured poets for each month, and the readings will be followed by an open mic.
Herb Guggenheim is the series coordinator.
Please join us at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, for the first event in the 2015 series.
Re-envision the ordinary with collage. Have fun with paper, glue, and your imagination in our free art workshop for adults.
Collage is the art of assembling pictures and other pieces of paper to form a new whole.
Materials are provided.
The workshop consists of two sessions, each 75 minutes in length:
Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
Join us on Saturday, March 28 at 1 p.m. as we celebrate spring with a concert featuring the following student vocal groups.
From American University:
Dime a DozenPitches be Trippin'
From George Washington University:
The Job Seekers Skills Workshops are back!
Joe Ryan, a career coach and mentor, will teach the workshops and facilitate a support group.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
March 30 - Resumé Development
April 6 - Networking
April 13 - LinkedIn
April 21 - Interviewing
April 28 - Applying for Jobs in the Federal Government
Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes!
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook. Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week! We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.
The Georgetown Book Club again needs your help! Current and prospective members have suggested a variety of great titles to read for upcoming meetings, and we want your opinion!
Check out the novels listed below and then use the poll below to choose the titles that you would like to read. The five titles that receive the most votes will be added to the group's reading list.
The choices are:
Celebrate Women's History Month!
On Wednesday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Ruth Trocolli, the City Archaeologist for the District of Columbia, will discuss prominent Native American women in Washington.
This event is free and open to the public.
Afghan-American Nadia Hashimi's literary debut novel, The Pearl that Broke its Shell, is a searing tale of powerlessness, fate, and the freedom to control one's own fate that combines the cultural flavor and emotional resonance of the works of Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Lisa See.
On Friday, February 13 a sprinkler pipe burst in the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. Water damaged the historic Peabody Room on the third floor and walls on the second and the first floors. Fortunately, there has been minimal damage to the historic collections of the Peabody Room.