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SpotOn Grownups: Magazines, Large-Print & Audiobooks

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 10:30 am

Failing eyesight? That’s no reason to be kept in the dark. Experience our diverse collection of magazines, large-print books and audiobooks. New titles are added each month. Take home a winner! Meet in the lower-level lobby.  
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SpotOn Grownups: Smartphones, Tablets & Apps

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 10:30 am

Did you get a shiny new gift for the holidays? Still don’t know how to work your new electronic gadget? Bring it over to the library for basic guidance while you  learn more about useful apps. Meet in the lower-level lobby.  
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SpotOn Grownups: Computer Tips & Password Safety

Wondering how to make the screen on your computer easier to read, how to create strong passwords or how to be safe in the online world? Bring your electronic devices and questions. Meet in the lower-level lobby.  
Flowers of St. Francis

Heroes of Cinema - The Flowers of St. Francis

Monday, February 6, 2017, 7:00 pm

As we move into 2017, let's consider The Flowers of St. Francis an affirming film that came from Roberto Rosselini's spiritual life. One of Martin Scorcese's favorites! The film can be viewed here with your library card. 
Charcoal Joe

Capitol Hill Reads - Charcoal Joe by Walter Mosley

Thursday, February 16, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us for a discussion of Walter Mosley's Charcoal Joe, the latest in his series about detective Easy Rawlins.  RSVP here. February's discussion will take place at Northeast Branch library at 330 7th St. NE.
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Adult Coloring

Relax and unwind with nice people as you practice meditative coloring. Free & open to the public. Supplies provided.
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Adult Coloring - Valentine's Day Edition

Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 2:30 pm

Relax and celebrate romance with adult coloring. Supplies and light refreshments provided. Free & open to the public.

Library Tango Practica

Saturday, January 21, 2017, 2:30 pm

Learn and practice the Argentine Tango with Bahman Aryana of Rendezvous Tango. Classes held at the Southwest Neighborhood Library on the 3rd Saturday of the month. All levels welcome.

C. R. Gibbs Presents a Lecture on "The Assault on Jim Crow Education: Black Teens in the Civil Rights Movement"

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 7:00 pm

C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month.   This presentation will take place at the following libraries at 7 p.m: Feb 9, Thursday, Southeast Neighborhood Library
Chinese New Year

Introduction to Chinese New Year

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 1:00 pm

Chinese New Year is on January 28 and 2017 will be the year of the Rooster. The ​Georgetown Neighborhood Library is excited to have Mindy Wang from the Washington School of Chinese Language and Culture come and give an introduction to Chinese New Year traditions.  The presentation is on Jan. 28 at 1 p.m. Send any questions to