Small Business Development Workshop

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 6:30 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. 
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Age-Friendly Film: The Savages

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 12:30 pm

Join us for a movie matinee. Laura Linney and Philip Seymour Hoffman star in a dark comedy about a brother and sister who assume responsibility for the care of their elderly father. Rated R, 114 minutes, 2007
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Images of Blackness in Print

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6:30 pm

Celebrate Black History Month with us and become a printmaker. Explore and discuss artwork by Elizabeth Catlett, Hale Woodruff, and Aaron Douglass. Learn basic printmaking techniques, carve African diaspora-inspired designs into linoleum blocks, and make prints.  

Fringe Music in the Library

Sunday, January 29, 2017, 2:30 pm

FRINGE Music in the Library presents free, local music twice each month, curated by Jim Thomson of Multiflora Productions (MLK Shows) and Luke Stewart (Neighborhood Library Shows) through a sponsorship from the DC Public Library Foundation.

Coffee & Conversation

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 10:30 am

Join DC Public Library customers and staff for coffee and conversation on the last Wednesday of each month at the Northwest One Neighborhood Library in the second floor meeting room. Coffee & Conversation brings together customers from all walks of life in informal conversation focused on relevant and engaging topics discussed over a cup of coffee.  Please join us!
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Stories From Chinatown: A Talk Story Event

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 1:00 pm

Please join DCPL Special Collections and the 1882 Foundation on the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year for two short films followed by a community discussion about life in historic DC Chinatown as we commemorate Dr. King’s legacy and launch the Foundation's sixth season of DC Chinatown’s Talk Story Events.  FILMS:

Black History Month Film Series

Friday, February 24, 2017, 1:00 pm

Black History Month Film Series Dear White People Georgetown Neighborhood Library February 24, 1 p.m.
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Black History Month Film Series

Monday, February 13, 2017, 1:00 pm

Black History Month Film Series Good Hair Georgetown Neighborhood Library February 13, 1 p.m.  
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Black History Month Film Series

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 1:00 pm

Black History Month Film Series Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Georgetown Neighborhood Library February 4, 1 p.m.
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Poetry Reading: Megan Alpert

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 7:00 pm

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is proud to present a poetry reading by  author and poet Megan Alpert. Her poems have appeared in Sixth FinchDenver QuarterlyHarvard ReviewGreen Mountains Review and others. Ms. Alpert is an Orlando Poetry Prize winner, a former resident-fellow at Vermont Studio Center, and a graduate of The Bennington Writing Seminars.  Send questions to