Georgetown
Neighborhood Library

Understanding and Appreciating the Short Story

Understanding and Appreciating the Short Story

Saturday, June 22, 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
English Conversation Group

Morning English Conversation Groups

Monday, June 24, 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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Toddler Art Storytime

Monday, June 24, 2019, 3:30 pm

Get up and get creative at Toddler Art and Stories. These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and art activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language and motor skills. After story time, your child will participate in a process-oriented art project to explore art materials and the world around them. Process-oriented art focuses on what can be learned from the act of making art rather than the product.
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Free Poetry Workshop - Poets on the Fringe

Monday, June 24, 2019, 7:00 pm

The Poets on the Fringe (POTF) are local poets who meet every Monday 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.
Birdhouse

Build a Little Birdhouse

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 3:30 pm

Inspired by the They Might Be Giants Song, “Build a Little Bird House in Your Soul.” We will be decorating tiny birdhouses. This program is for ages 7 and up.  
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Movie of the Month: Us

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 6:00 pm

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library presents: Movie of the Month! Us A family is terrorized by twisted doppelganger versions of themselves in this mind blowing tale of horror from writer/director Jordan Peele. Starring Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke. 2019. 116 minutes. Rated  R. Movie screening will be in the lower level conference room. 
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Evening English Conversation Circles

Tuesday, June 25, 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.  
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 7:00 pm

Put on your pajamas, bring a stuffed animal and join us for a family story time. Every Tuesday evening we will wind down the day with stories, songs and rhymes. This program is for all ages.
English Conversation Group

Morning English Conversation Groups

Wednesday, June 26, 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, June 26, 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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