Author Talk

Author Talk
Dr. Gina R. Prince

Dr. Gina R. Prince Author Talk

In her debut novel, Born into Sin Transformed into Destiny, Dr. Gina R. Prince shares how the death of her father, when she was just 5 years old, left her with abandonment and identity issues. She later turned to drugs and sex to fill the void. Finally, she tried God who was waiting for her with open arms.  
Photo of Marione Ingram

Women's History Month with Author Marione Ingram

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:00 pm

Commemorate Women's History Month with the story of a remarkable woman. Holocaust survivor and civil rights activist Marione Ingram will talk about her life as well as her written work. This event is free & open to the public. Held in cooperation with the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington.
Book cover "Burleith."

Peabody Room Presents "Burleith: From Scotland to Shannon and Luchs"

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 1:00 pm

Co-author Ross Schipper of the newly published book "Burleith" (Arcadia Images of America series) takes us on a pictorial  history tour of the Burleith neighborhood from 18th century Scotland to the onset of the Shannon and Luchs Burleith development in 1923.

Peabody Room Presents "Local Glories: Opera Houses on Main Street, Where Art and Community Meet"

Saturday, March 11, 2017, 1:00 pm

Ann Satterthwaite, city planner and Georgetown, DC resident, explores the creative, social, and communal roles of thousands of opera houses that flourished in small towns across the United States in the late 19th century and again today as many come back to life.  
Latino Americans by Ray Suarez

Author Talk: Latino Americans

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join author Ray Suarez for his author talk on Latino Americans: The 500 Year Legacy That Shaped A Nation.
Golden LegacyEverything I Need to Know About Family I Learned From a Little Golden Book

Celebrate 75 Years of Golden Books

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join in conversation with authors Diane Muldrow and Leonard Marcus surrounded by the beautiful art of Golden Books artist Aurelius Battaglia.   Books will be available for purchase and signing. This program is for adults, but will take place in the Children's Room. We are grateful to the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities for supporting the art and recent restoration of the Battaglia murals.  
“50 Great American Places:  Essential Historic Sites  Across the U. S.” by Brent D. Glass

“50 Great American Places: Essential Historic Sites Across the U. S.”

Brent D. Glass, Director Emeritus of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, discusses his one-of-a-kind guide to fifty of the most important cultural and historic sites in the United States that are guaranteed to fascinate, educate, and entertain. Peabody Room (3rd floor),   
Megan Alpert

CANCELLED - Poetry Reading: Megan Alpert

NOTE: EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED 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. 
Karin Tanabe

Karin Tanabe: The Gilded Years

Come into the library and listen to Karin Tanabe discuss her most recent novel, The Gilded Years:

Book Discussion: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Join the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club for a discussion of this award-winning title Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.