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Musical Notes

Song and Dance

Friday, May 10, 2019, 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 drummer. Recommended for ages birth to 5. 
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Gaming Club

Friday, May 10, 2019, 3:30 pm

Join us at the Georgetown Library to discuss, play, design, and create simple computer and tabletop games while learning more about the creative process behind your favorite games. Don't know anything about making games? Come and learn! For ages 10 and up. Each week, we will discuss a different topic relating to video and/or tabletop games, but you can join at any point: Week 1 - New/old releases you've been playing Week 2 - Brainstorm and design your game ideas Week 3 - Build or code your game Week 4 - Test out everyone's games
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Preschool Story Time

Saturday, May 11, 2019, 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-to-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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Greetings from Hometown Washington, D.C.

Saturday, May 11, 2019, 1:00 pm

Jerry A. McCoy, special collections librarian at the DC Public Library’s Peabody Room and Washingtoniana, shares unusual vintage postcards of Washington, D.C. and the stories behind the local sites they depict.   
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Come in and Write!

Sunday, May 12, 2019, 2:30 pm

Join fellow writers for 90 minutes of uninterrupted writing. You bring a laptop or pen and paper. We provide a quiet room, power outlets and free Wifi. The group checks in at the beginning and end of each session to share successes and challenges. We meet on the second Sunday of every month from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Please register here.
English Conversation Group

Morning English Conversation Groups

Monday, May 13, 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, May 13, 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.

Free Poetry Workshop - Poets on the Fringe

Monday, May 13, 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.
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Short Fiction Writing Workshop

Monday, May 13, 2019, 7:00 pm

Give constructive feedback to fellow writers. Receive it, too! Bring one printed copy of your own flash fiction or an excerpt from a longer piece (up to 1,000 words). At each session, we randomly select three participants to receive critique, facilitated by author Ingrid Anders. Recommended for ages 18 and up. Meets on the second Monday of every month from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
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Evening English Conversation Circles

Tuesday, May 14, 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.