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Short Fiction Writing Workshop with Author Ingrid Anders

Monday, December 11, 2017, 7:00 pm

Give constructive feedback to fellow writers. Receive it too. Bring one (1) printed copy of your own flash fiction or an excerpt from a longer piece (limit: 1,000 words). At each session, we will randomly select (3) participants to receive critique. Ages 18+. Monthly registration required.

Georgetown Trivia Night

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 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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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Katie Kitamura's 2017 novel A Separation. In the novel, a woman travels to Greece in search of the husband from whom she has been separated for six months and whose specific whereabouts have become unknown.  
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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.
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Business

Monday, February 5, 2018, 6:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration

C.R. Gibbs Lecture Series on African Amercan History and Culture

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 7:00 pm

In celebration of 2018 African American History Month, noted historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation from his African American History and Culture Series entitled "Crusade for Liberty: Frederick Douglass, the Civil War & DC Emancipation."   Join us for this thought-provoking lecture.   
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Book Hill Talks - The End of Eddy: Sexuality, Literature and the New Left in Contemporary France

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 7:00 pm

Tristan Cabello, director of the American Studies Program and professorial lecturer, Gender & Culture Studies Collaborative at American University will discuss the multiple confluences of sexual identity, literature and politics in France.   
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Book Hill Talks - UDC Community Listening Project

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 7:00 pm

Faith Mullen, associate professor of Law and Co-Director, General Practice Clinic, University of the District of Columbia will discuss the University's Community Listening Project focus on the high cost of being poor in the District.
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Book Hill Talks - Philosophy in the Middle Ages

Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 7:00 pm

Gregory Doolan, associate professor of philosophy, Catholic University of America, will discuss the history and components of medieval thought.