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Fall Yoga at Georgetown

Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 11:30 am

Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels every Tuesday at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 11:30 a.m. class is suitable for yoga practitioners of all ages and skill levels. November class schedule: 11/14, 11/21, 11/28 December class schedule: 12/5, 12/12, 12/19 - no class on the 26th

Evening English Conversation Classes

Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 7:00 pm

DC Public Library Georgetown branch and the Washington English Center present evening English conversation classes. Come practice your English conversation skills, talk about ideas and events, and make new friends.  The facilitator will start us off with a topic but bring your own for the group to discuss. Catharin Dalpino has taught English as a second language for several years.  For more information, please call 202-727-0232  
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Free Poetry Workshop - Poets on the Fringe

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 7:00 pm

The Poets on the Fringe (POTF) are local poets who meet every Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library to read and critique one another's poems. Please bring one of your own poems with copies for the group to read and workshop. For more information, please call 202-727-0232

Tai Chi Lab: Georgetown

Interested in a relaxing and energizing start to the day?  On Thursdays in October at 9:30 a.m., Georgetown Neighborhood Library will host a Tai Chi Health Lab.  This is a place for beginners and advanced students to come to teach and learn.
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Learn Chinese

Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 7:00 pm

Learn Chinese. Want to start your journey in learning Chinese?  Instructor Min Xiong  will  be your guide through six sessions where you should be able to have basic conversations in Chinese by the end of this program. You must register for this class by January 10. To register or if you have questions, please send them to The first class is on: Thursday, Jan. 10 | 7 p.m. | 45 min    

Georgetown Trivia Night

Thursday, January 11, 2018, 7:00 pm

Come join us for Georgetown Neighborhood Library's monthly trivia night!  (Trivia night is held on the second Thursday of every month).  Bring friends or we'll team you up with fellow trivia-lovers present for the chance to win prizes and... eternal GLORY.  This program is recommended for adults and savvy teens.  Brainy snacks and sparkling beverages will be provided.
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Tudor Place: America’s Story Lives Here

Saturday, January 13, 2018, 1:00 pm

Peabody Room presents former Tudor Place Executive Director Leslie L. Buhler who will discuss the nearly three centuries of history revealed in the stories of Georgetown's Tudor Place, a National Historic Landmark, through its people, architecture and contents.        
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Book Hill Talks - Far East Far West: Europe and Japan - Art Without Boundaries

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 7:00 pm

On Wednesday, Jan. 17, art historian Vanessa Badré will lead a discussion examining the similarities in key concepts of European and Japanese art.
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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Yaa Gyasi's 2016 novel Homegoing. The novel opens on the diverging fates of half-sisters in 18th century Ghana -- as Effia is married to a colonizer and Esi is captured and enslaved -- and from there traces the lives of their descendants by generation up to the present day.