Neighborhood Library

Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 2:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere.
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Song and Dance

Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:30 am

Get ready to get down! Join us as we explore different rhythms and do basic dance steps. This 20-minute program of music and movement develops listening and motor skills while stimulating an interest in music. Percussion instruments help children and caregivers follow the leader or dance to the beat of their own drummers. Ages birth to five. 

Preschool Story Time

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 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 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Learn English - English Conversation Classes

English Conversation Group at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library, DC

Monday, October 2, 2017, 10:00 am

The Washington English Center in partnership with the DC Public Library, Georgetown branch, will offer free English Conversation Classes to adults by qualified and trained volunteer teachers from WEC.
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Moveable Feast Classics Book Club

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 1:00 pm

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the Moveable Feast Classics Book Club.  We will be meeting at Georgetown Library on Tuesday, October 3, at 1 p.m. to discuss Daisy Miller, by Henry James. Please join us.
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Short Story Discussion Group

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 4:00 pm

Literature has the power to transport an audience to another time and place, to illustrate meaningful life lessons through complex characters, intricate themes and different points of view.   The DC Public Library in partnership with Guy Mason Recreation Center invites you to participate in the short story discussion program sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities.   
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UNCENSORED - Fully Charged Productions Presents: Banned!

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 7:00 pm

Books are dangerous. Books contain ideas. Ideas are dangerous. Ideas make people question. Questions are dangerous. Questions lead to thinking. Thinking is dangerous. Books are dangerous. Stay safe. Avoid books.
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First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading

Thursday, October 5, 2017, 7:00 pm

As part of the First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading Series, each month, two featured local poets will read from their original works. Open mic follows the featured readings.   
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Short Story Reading Group for Writers

Sunday, October 8, 2017, 2:30 pm

Author Ingrid Anders reads a celebrated short story aloud and facilitates a discussion of its literary merits. The selections include classic, contemporary, American, and international short stories. We hone our craft through examination of the masters. No preparation or commitment is required. Register here so that we can prepare a printed copy of the story for you. Ages 18+   

Select Libraries Open on Columbus Day 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017 (All day)

Select D.C. public libraries will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Columbus Day: Ward 1 – Mt. Pleasant Ward 2 – Georgetown  Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship Ward 4 – Petworth