Georgetown
Neighborhood Library

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Gaming Club

Friday, May 24, 2019, 3:30 pm

Join us at the Georgetown Library to discuss, play, design, and create simple computer and tabletop games while learning more about the creative process behind your favorite games. Don't know anything about making games? Come and learn! For ages 10 and up. Each week, we will discuss a different topic relating to video and/or tabletop games, but you can join at any point: Week 1 - New/old releases you've been playing Week 2 - Brainstorm and design your game ideas Week 3 - Build or code your game Week 4 - Test out everyone's games
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Preschool Story Time

Saturday, May 25, 2019, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Understanding and Appreciating the Short Story

Understanding and Appreciating the Short Story

Saturday, May 25, 2019, 2:00 pm

David Hoof, Professor Emeritus, Georgetown University, returns to teach a 5-part course on Understanding & Appreciating the Short Story. Informed by the works of Ernest Hemingway, Alice Munro, John Chever,  Flannery O'Connor and Kurt Vonnegut, participants will be able to appreciate how concepts of character, place, time, dramatic objective and compression make good short stories the gems of literature. 2nd and 4th Saturdays, May 11 to July 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. Please email to register -  georgetownlibrary@dc.gov
The Upside

Movie of the Month: The Upside

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 6:00 pm

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library presents: Movie of the Month! The Upside A paralyzed billionaire forms an unlikely friendship with his ex-convict caretaker. A warm and heartfelt comedy based on real events, starring Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston and Nicole Kidman. Directed by Neil Burger. 2018, PG-13, two hours and 6 minutes.  
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Evening English Conversation Circles

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 7:00 pm

DC Public Library - Georgetown branch, in partnership with the Washington English Center, offers free Evening English Conversation Group facilitated by well qualified volunteers.   The group meets on Tuesdays evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. If you need further information, please call 202-727-0232.  
Writing

Haiku Contest

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 (All day)

The Library invites you to participate in a Haiku Contest for all ages.   Write a haiku about your love of books, stories, the library or anything in DC and submit in person at the branch. Prize-winners will take home library swag and have their poem posted in the library and on the DC Public Library website in June.
English Conversation Group

Morning English Conversation Groups

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10:00 am

English Conversation Group meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Georgetown Library.  Volunteer teachers from the Washington English Center will facilitate the sessions. For more information, please call 202-727-0232.  
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Baby and Toddler Time

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10:30 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.

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