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Saturday, May 27, 2017

United States postage stamps issued to commemorate President John F. Kennedy.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Who Never Combed Gray Hair, Has His 100th Birthday 

Georgetown Library

1 p.m.
Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses how Kennedy hailed from the elite, yet had the common touch.  

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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Screenwriting 101

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7 p.m.
Want to make a million in Hollywood? Come learn the basics of screenwriting for TV and film at Screenwriting 101.This informative workshop will be led by Evan Balkan

Thursday, June 8, 2017

David Fahrenthold

News Media in Unprecedented Times : A Conversation with David Fahrenthold

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Since the 2016 Presidential Election, News Media has been a focal point in what has been called “Unprecedented Times”.  Phrases such as “fake news” and “alternative facts” have been tossed into mainstream conversation.  Join us in discussion with Washington Post Reporter and CNN Contributor, David Fahrenthold, a 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner for his investigative reporting on Trump’s charitable giving, on the role of News Media today.   
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My Ashanti Roots: The Life and Works of Amy Ashwood Garvey

Francis A. Gregory Library

7 p.m.
Come join us for an evening lecture on the life and work of Pan Africanist Amy Ashwood Garvey by renowned professor Dr. Rhone Fraser. This program is offered in celebration of Caribbean American History Month.    

Monday, June 19, 2017

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Sports Nutrition Seminar

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

6:30 p.m.
Are you an athlete or gearing up to train for your next race? Come join Roxana Ehsani, Giant Food's in-store Nutritionist and Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, to learn how food impacts your performance on and off the field. Learn when to eat and what to eat to help you maintain your peak performance. This free event will take place in the Lower Level Meeting Room. Please RSVP on Eventbrite.

Monday, June 26, 2017

District Merchants

WAPAVA Presents - District Merchants - A Discussion with Aaron Posner and Craig Wallace

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Are you a DC theater-lover? Do you enjoy new interpretations of Shakespeare? The Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (WAPAVA) hosts a viewing of one of its archived productions from the James J.

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

Christopher Sullivan

Architecture at the Library

Francis A. Gregory Library

7 p.m.
Come into the library and listen to architect Christopher Sullivan discuss how architects are "building a better world." Christopher has ten years of experience in variety of architectural areas, including diplomatic facilities and historic preservation.  His talk will center on the Francis Gregory Library building and how it exemplifies the best that modern architecture has to offer.

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

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Crime & Punishment Lecture Series

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
The Chevy Chase DC Library will begin its yearly lecture/discussion series on September 20, 2016.  The theme for the 2016-2017 series will be "Crime and Punishment."  In this series, we will be reading 10 works of fiction from different eras and genres that explore humankind's struggle for systems of justice that work for all.

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017

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Crime & Punishment Lecture Series

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
The Chevy Chase DC Library will begin its yearly lecture/discussion series on September 20, 2016.  The theme for the 2016-2017 series will be "Crime and Punishment."  In this series, we will be reading 10 works of fiction from different eras and genres that explore humankind's struggle for systems of justice that work for all.

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017

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Crime & Punishment Lecture Series

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
The Chevy Chase DC Library will begin its yearly lecture/discussion series on September 20, 2016.  The theme for the 2016-2017 series will be "Crime and Punishment."  In this series, we will be reading 10 works of fiction from different eras and genres that explore humankind's struggle for systems of justice that work for all.