Special Event

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Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.

Winter Wellness: T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Monday, December 5, 2016, 7:30 pm

Back by popular demand! As part of the Georgetown Library's Winter Wellness workshop series, certified instructor Susan Lowell of Tenleytown T'ai Chi will lead a three-part introductory series of classes in the art & practice of t'ai chi. 
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Winter Wellness: Dancing Mindfulness Pop-Up Workshop

Monday, November 28, 2016, 7:30 pm

One Night Only! As part of our Winter Wellness workshop series, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library presents a special pop-up workshop in Dancing Mindfulness with certified instructor and LCSW Nicole Renard.
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Come Write In!

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 7:00 pm

Come Write In...it's National Novel Writing Month! Work on your debut tale with other writers and receive constructive help.
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Horror-Camp Double Feature

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 1:00 pm

Join us for two campy horror flicks : Cavegirl slasher B.C. Butcher courtesy of Troma Films, and Soultangler courtesy of Bleeding Skull Films. These films are gory, silly, and rated PG-13 so please be 13+.  In the lower level meeting room. 

Halloween Haunting

Monday, October 31, 2016, 5:00 pm

Come show off your costumes at the library before trick-or-treating. We will have music, games, spooky storytelling, and special Halloween treats! Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Hispanic Heritage Month: "The Motorcycle Diaries" Film Showing

Join us in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month on Tuesday, October 4 at 6:30 p.m. for a special film showing of The Motorcycle Diaries, starring Gael García Bernal.
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"Hocus Pocus" Film Showing

Monday, October 31, 2016, 6:30 pm

Join us at 6:30 p.m. on October 31 in the second floor large meeting room for a special film showing of Disney's Hocus Pocus, starring Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker!

Cantaré: Latin American Music

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Cantaré: Latin American Music! Drawing from the musical heritage of the Caribbean, Central and South America, Cantaré introduces audiences to the beautiful songs and rhythms of Latin America in an exciting interactive performance. Audience is for all ages. 
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Junot Diaz and the Art of Writing in Spanglish

Come join this interactive discussion, led by author Aaron Hamburger, who teaches writing at the George Washington University, to explore how Diaz’s inventive use of Spanglish creates a uniquely layered reading experience, resulting in different stories for different readers.