Summer Reading

History/Biography Book Club

Every month, we discuss a book about important historical events, figures and more. 
DowntownDC Live!

DowntownDC Live! with DES DEMONAS, CAT JACK & the DC Punk Archive

The DC Punk Archive presents local bands, DES DEMONAS and CAT JACK, at this year's DowntownDC Live! concert series at 
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Introduction to Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer that just needs a monitor, SD card and keyboard to operate. It is very inexpensive (the most expensive model is $35). Learn the basics about how to buy, set up, and operate this fun, unique computer at our workshop!   

Jazz in the Basement: The Young Lions tribute to Omrao Brown and the Bohemian Caverns

The Bohemian Caverns operated as a nightclub from its opening in 1926, and after presenting many of the leading jazz musicians of the 1950's and 60's, including Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk, the 11th and U St. NW venue became a historic DC landmark. It closed in 1968 shortly after the riots, and reopened in the late 1990's as part of the revitalization of U Street. From 2006 until early this year, the club was operated by Omrao Brown and regained its status as one of the top jazz clubs in the world, presenting both national and D.C.-based acts.
Russia Clip Art

Stories From Around the World: Featuring Russia

Experience Russia! Listen to stories and engage in hands-on activities. Presented by Nellie Manis, an alumna of the Critical Language Scholarship Program, a U.S. Department of State International Exchange Program. Intended for children 5-10 years old.
Protect-U

FRINGE MUSIC in the Library :: Protect-U

Proxies for the word “synthesizer” usually imply some sort of limitation: box, rig, assembly, gear, array, machine, and so on. In Protect-U’s hands though, synths are liberated to contribute whatever they can toward body-moving and brain-waving. The Washington, D.C., duo — Mike Petillo and Aaron Leitko — treats every piece of hardware as an expression of possibility, and then enjoins those circuits into its rhythm-driven mission.
Mark Damisch

Mark Damisch, Concert Pianist

Stop by the library for a FREE performance of world-touring, concert pianist, Mark Damisch. In addition to Washington, D.C., his tour includes Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Mexico and Canada. The music featured during this performance will include works by Claude Debussy, Hector Villa-Lobos, Eric Satie, Modest Mussorgsky, Aaron Copland and more! 
Older Adults doing yoga

July Gentle Yoga at Georgetown Library

Join our instructors Tuesdays at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a free one-hour yoga class. Our 10 a.m. gentle yoga class is designed to accommodate all skill levels and ranges of motion, especially targeting adults ages 55+.July class schedule: Tuesday, 7/5 Tuesday, 7/19 Monday, 7/25 **No classes on Tuesday, 7/12 or Tuesday, 7/26. The 7/26 class will move to Monday, 7/25**
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July Yoga at Georgetown

Join our instructors every Tuesday at the Georgetown library for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels.  July class schedule: Tuesday, 7/5 Monday, 7/11 Tuesday, 7/19 Monday, 7/25 ** No classes on Tuesday 7/12 or 7/26 -- classes on those weeks will move to Mondays **

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