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Photoshop Basics

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 7:00 pm

Learn the basic techniques in Adobe Photoshop, the industry standard in photo editing. See how contrast, sharpening, saturation and color balance can be adjusted to enhance your photos. Click here to register.
Meditation for Dummies

Meditation for Stress Reduction

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join meditation instructor David Newcomb as he teaches simple meditation practices that can be used to reduce stress in everyday life.
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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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Coffee + Conversation Summer Sessions III: "The Peacock Room"

Wednesday, July 26, 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: James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room (1876-1877), a London-commissioned dining room entirely of the artist's design which now resides in the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art.
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Coffee + Conversation Summer Sessions I: "Catlin Painting the Portrait of Mah-to-toh-pah Mandan"

Wednesday, June 28, 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: George Catlin's Catlin Painting the Portrait of Mah-to-toh-pah Mandan, based on the artist's own recollections of the time he spent painting a commissioned portrait of his friend, the second chief of the Mandan peoples.
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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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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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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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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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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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