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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs and fun for young ones.

Please note that 10:30 a.m. Baby Time will be ticketed to a maximum of 60 people. Tickets are available free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m. The second Baby Time at 11 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.

4:00 p.m.

Come celebrate Poetry Month by making your own book.

Fill it with poems we'll provide, or your own words... you choose.

All materials will be provided.

All ages are welcome. 

7:00 p.m.

Please join us for our Wednesday evening Jyothi meditation classes.

Meditators from the Science of Spirituality Center - David Newcomb, Karin Silverman and others - will lead the sessions.

7:00 p.m.

Experienced career mentor Joe Ryan will teach workshops on job seeking skills.

7:30 p.m.

We know that downloading library e-books and audiobooks can be confusing, even for the tech-savvy among us. That is why we offer personalized assistance on a drop-in basis.

Need help checking out digital materials, downloading them, or transferring library media to your e-book reader, tablet, smartphone, or MP3 player?

Stop by the Georgetown Neighborhood Library on Wednesday evenings, and we'll get you sorted out. Bring your device and your library card with you.

Also, bring your laptop if you need help downloading onto a Nook or an MP3 player that is not also a smartphone.

Can't make it on Wednesday evenings? Email georgetownlibrary@dc.gov or call 202-727-0232 to set up an appointment at a more convenient time.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

2:00 p.m.

The rhythm and rhyme of reading. Recommended for ages birth to 5.

7:00 p.m.

Career mentor Joe Ryan will facilitate a support group for job seekers.

7:30 p.m.

Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.)Are you a local reader between the ages of 21 and 35? Looking for a more casual book club experience? Then join us every fourth Thursday for Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.), a new book group for younger adults.

In April, we will be discussing Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, the latest book by popular science writer Mary Roach.

Copies of the book are available at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library, and we will be meeting at breadsoda (2233 Wisconsin Ave. NW) in Glover Park.

For more information -- including the title we'll be discussing and this month's meeting location--check out our MeetUp page or email erika.rydberg@dc.gov or julia.strusienski@dc.gov.

Friday, April 25, 2014

(All day)

Enjoy French-themed events when you take a break from the festivities on Book Hill.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

(All day)

Enjoy French-themed events when you take a break from the festivities on Book Hill.

10:30 a.m.

Stories, music, folktales and fun for Preschoolers and Kindergartners. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

(All day)

Enjoy French-themed events when you take a break from the festivities on Book Hill.

Monday, April 28, 2014

3:30 p.m.

A themed storytime that focuses on exploring art materials.

Recommended for ages 2-5.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Stories, songs and fun for young ones.

Please note that 10:30 a.m. Baby Time will be ticketed to a maximum of 60 people. Tickets are available for free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m.

The second Baby Time at 11:00 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.

10:30 a.m.

Dia de los Ninos is a chance to celebrate different cultures and languages.

Join us for a story time to celebrate Spanish language and culture.

Recommended for ages birth to 5.
 

11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs and fun for young ones.

Please note that 10:30 a.m. Baby Time will be ticketed to a maximum of 60 people. Tickets are available free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m. The second Baby Time at 11 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.

4:00 p.m.

Free nutrition classes with the University of the District of Columbia.

7:00 p.m.

Please join us for our Wednesday evening Jyothi meditation classes.

Meditators from the Science of Spirituality Center - David Newcomb, Karin Silverman and others - will lead the sessions.

7:00 p.m.

Experienced career mentor Joe Ryan will teach workshops on job seeking skills.

7:30 p.m.

We know that downloading library e-books and audiobooks can be confusing, even for the tech-savvy among us. That is why we offer personalized assistance on a drop-in basis.

Need help checking out digital materials, downloading them, or transferring library media to your e-book reader, tablet, smartphone, or MP3 player?

Stop by the Georgetown Neighborhood Library on Wednesday evenings, and we'll get you sorted out. Bring your device and your library card with you.

Also, bring your laptop if you need help downloading onto a Nook or an MP3 player that is not also a smartphone.

Can't make it on Wednesday evenings? Email georgetownlibrary@dc.gov or call 202-727-0232 to set up an appointment at a more convenient time.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

(All day)

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is pleased to announce the beginning of a Monthly Poetry Reading Series on the first Thursday of every month.

We begin the series in April to celebrate National Poetry Month. Two poets will be featured each month, including:

  • Herb Guggenheim
  • Fred Pollack
  • Miles David Moore
  • Luther Jett
  • Daniel Orange
  • Nancy Naomi Carlson
  • Pam Winters
  • Maritza Rivera
  • Doritt Carroll
  • Rocky Jones
  • David Taylor Nielsen
  • Rose Solari
  • Mike Levin, and others


 
2:00 p.m.

The rhythm and rhyme of reading. Recommended for ages birth to 5.

7:00 p.m.

Career mentor Joe Ryan will facilitate a support group for job seekers.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Stories, music, folktales and fun for Preschoolers and Kindergartners. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Monday, May 5, 2014

3:30 p.m.

A themed storytime that focuses on exploring art materials.

Recommended for ages 2-5.

4:00 p.m.

A Cinco De Mayo celebration with stories and crafts.

This program is appropriate for 6- to 12-year-old children. 

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Looking for reliable information on health and wellness? Join us for this hands-on tutorial on MedlinePlus, a National Institutes of Health (NIH) website full of information about medical conditions and procedures, prescription and over-the-counter medications, healthy lifestyle choices and more. 

12:30 p.m.

DC Om/ Feed Yourself something different on Tuesdays. Join us for ongoing lunch hour yoga at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library.

Lunch Hour Yoga will take place on Tuesdays beginning April 8. Our wonderful teachers come from different disciplines but are hoping to bring some health to your mind and body during a busy work week. Yoga will take place from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Please bring your own mat.

To RSVP, please email Erika.Rydberg@dc.gov

Yoga teachers provided by Yoga Activist.

6:00 p.m.

Four films about aging in honor of Older Americans Month.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Stories, songs and fun for young ones.

Please note that 10:30 a.m. Baby Time will be ticketed to a maximum of 60 people. Tickets are available for free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m.

The second Baby Time at 11:00 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.

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