Georgetown
Neighborhood Library

Preschool Story Time

Saturday, July 1, 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.
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First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading

Thursday, July 6, 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.   
Detail of Arlington Post Office mural.

Apple Picking, Tobacco Harvesting and General Lee: Arlington’s New Deal Murals and Muralist

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 1:00 pm

Toby McIntosh will discuss his book Apple Picking, Tobacco Harvesting and General Lee: Arlington’s New Deal Murals and Muralist, which describes the murals located in Arlington, Virginia’s Clarendon Post Office and their unusual muralist, Auriel Bessemer.       
Creative Writing - Create Irresistible Stories

Creative Writing - Creating Irresistible Stories

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 2:00 pm

Professor David Hoof returns to offer a follow-up creative writing course - Creating Irresistible Stories.   The course is five sessions long.  The course meets on the second and fourth Saturdays on June 10, 24, July 8 and 22 and finishes on August 12. Courses will be continuously accessible. People may choose to enter and participate at any time during the course.  What  will be covered in the five sessions:  explain reader resistance.
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Short Story Reading Group for Writers

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.
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Short Fiction Writing Workshop with Author Ingrid Anders

Monday, July 10, 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.
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Summer Gentle Yoga at Georgetown

Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 10:00 am

Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class every Tuesday morning at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 10 a.m. gentle yoga class is designed to accommodate all skill levels and ranges of motion, especially targeting adults ages 55+ and those with limited flexibility.July class schedule: 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 **NO YOGA on Tuesday, July 4th -- library closed!** August class schedule: 8/01, 8/08, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 September class schedule: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26
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Summer Yoga at Georgetown

Tuesday, July 11, 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. July class schedule: 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 **NO YOGA on Tuesday, July 4th -- library closed!** August class schedule: 8/01, 8/08, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 September class schedule: 9/05, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26
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Coffee + Conversation Summer Sessions II: "The County Election"

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 1:30 pm

Join Coffee + Conversation at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for Summer Sessions: "Picturing America", a special six-part discussion series examining great works in the history of American art. This week: Missourian George Caleb Bingham's The County Election (1852), which vividly depicts the chaotic rituals of early democracy at the edge of the then-frontier.

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