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NSO In Your Neighborhood Community Performance

Join NSO musician Jae-Yeon Kim and guest musicians Ko Sugiyama, Tiffany Richardson, and Sean Neidlinger in a musical performance for children. All are invited to attend!

January Yoga at Georgetown

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 11:30 am

Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels every Tuesday at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 11:30 a.m. class is suitable for yoga practitioners of all ages and skill levels. January class schedule: 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31
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Pokémon Celebration Party!

2016 was a year packed with Pokémon, with Pokémon Go on mobile phones, the Pokémon Company celebrating its 20th anniversary, and the release of Pokémon Sun and Moon, the newest additions to the handheld games.  Let's start 2017 off Pokémon style - with a celebration! Join us in the Children's Room and Teen Spaces on Saturday, January 21, 3 - 5:30 p.m.  We will:   Screen a Pokémon movie on a big screen in the Programming Room adjacent to the Children's Room! 
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Anime Club January Meeting!

Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 5:00 pm

January's Anime Club meeting has an 'animals' theme - so come out and watch anime with animal or anthropomorphic characters like Polar Bear's Cafe, Chi's Sweet Home, Bono Bono, Bananya, and She and Her Cat on crunchyroll
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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Come celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in the lower level meeting room.  Brandon Todd, Council Member for Ward 4, will share his personal perspective on civil rights. MikeIann Scerbo will give an educational speech about the Civil Rights Movement. These speeches will be followed by questions from the audience.    
Chess for all ages

Chess for All Ages

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 3:00 pm

Players of all ages are invited to play and learn from others in a friendly game of chess on a jumbo chess board. No registration required. This program is free and open to the public. Join us in the lower-level conference room.  Free and open to the public.    
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Living Large & Luxe

Do you have what it takes to be a millionaire?  Join us in Teen Space and find out.  Will you make your millions and pocket your change, or will you drown in debt?  Not sure if you have what it takes?  We'll give you tips and tricks to help you beat the bank!      
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Chinese New Year Party

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 3:00 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster - Chinese New Year! Take a look at some of these titles and join us in Teen Space to make paper lanterns, create fortune cookies, and test your ability to use chopsticks.
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Books to Brushes: Strengthening Literacy Through Art

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 4:00 pm

Release your inner artist this Black History Month! Books to Brushes couples participatory reading activities with instructor-led painting sessions. In honor of Black History Month, children and teens will read and discuss a black history related book and paint a picture inspired by it. The session will be led by founder and teaching artist, Anike Robinson. Ms. Robinson is a Washington, D.C. based interdisciplinary artist with a master's degree in secondary education. She uses art as a means to support literacy in the classroom for grades K-12.  
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Anime Club December Meeting

It's getting cold outside - we're making it cold inside too with Yuri!!! on Ice, the breakout star of this fall's anime season.