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Coffee + Conversation Summer Sessions IV: "Brooklyn Bridge"

Wednesday, August 9, 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: Futurist artist Joseph Stella's Brooklyn Bridge (c.1919-1920), an exemplary depiction of that industrial landmark which balances representative and abstract methods of art.
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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, August 17, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Ann Patchett's 2016 novel Commonwealth.  The novel explores how a kiss between two married friends has far-reaching effects, resonating throughout their lives and the lives of their family members.  
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Coffee + Conversation Summer Sessions V: "Migrant Mother"

Wednesday, August 23, 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: photographer Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother (1936), the renowned black & white image of a California migrant family that became the face of a crisis.
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Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC)

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join TTBC, a book group for younger adults at least 21 years old, as we discuss Universal Harvester by John Darnielle.  In the novel, a small town in 1990s Iowa is home to strange happenings when customers at the local video rental store report the appearance of mysterious, unsettling footage on their tapes. 
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Coffee + Conversation Summer Sessions VI: "Ladder for Booker T. Washington"

Wednesday, August 30, 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: Martin Puryear's modern sculpture Ladder for Booker T. Washington (1996), handcrafted with traditional methods from wood that grew on the artist's own property.
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Book Hill Talks: Planning for Incapacity, Durable Power of Attorney and the Alternatives

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 7:00 pm

Uncertainties in life are all too certain to occur sooner than we would like. Faith Mullen, Visiting Associate Professor of Law & Director, General Practice Clinic, David A Clarke School of Law, University of the District of Columbia will be on hand to discuss the timely topic of planning for incapacity.  
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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Colson Whitehead's novel The Underground Railroad, winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction. 
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Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC)

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join TTBC, a book group for younger adults at least 21 years old, as we discuss A Colony in a Nation by Chris Hayes. 
The Mothers by Brit Bennett

Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC)

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join TTBC, a book group for younger adults at least 21 years old, as we discuss The Mothers by Brit Bennett. 

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