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    Summer Reading

Thursday, August 21, 2014

2:00 p.m.

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

7:00 p.m.

A break-out session that allows those on the job market to network and develop strategies. Free & open to the public. Please direct questions to megan.mcnitt@dc.gov.

7:30 p.m.

Five Days at MemorialJoin the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Dr. Sheri Fink's 2013 nonfiction title, Five Days at Memorial.

In the book, Dr. Fink explores the desperate life and death decisions of the staff at Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina--and the later legal consequences of these choices. 

This meeting is part of DC Public Library's ongoing celebration of Adult Summer Reading. Want to learn more? Check out dclibrary.org/adultsummerreading.

Friday, August 22, 2014

3:00 p.m.

On Fridays at 3 p.m. children will do different science experiments and learn the principles behind them and then watch a related movie. Program will run from July 11 to August 22 (7 programs total) and is appropriate for 6-12 year old children. For information about the next experiment and movie please come by the Georgetown Children's Room and ask a librarian!

Saturday, August 23, 2014

10:30 a.m.

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

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Summer is the perfect time... to watch movies about weddings! We will show four wedding-themed selections this month. Please contact megan.mcnitt@dc.gov for additional information.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

4:00 p.m.

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

7:00 p.m.

Skills-building workshops for those on the job market. Free & open to the public. Please contact megan.mcnitt@dc.gov for details and registration.

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, August 28, 2014

7:00 p.m.

A break-out session that allows those on the job market to network and develop strategies. Free & open to the public. Please direct questions to megan.mcnitt@dc.gov.

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 for Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.), a new book group for younger adults.

Our August selection is I Am Malala, the recent nonfiction book by Malala Yousafzai, the education advocate from Pakistan who was shot by the Taliban in 2012, miraculously recovered, and remains dedicated to education and additional humanitarian causes.

We will be meeting at breadsoda (2233 Wisconsin Ave. NW) in Glover Park.
 
For more information, check out our MeetUp page or email erika.rydberg@dc.gov or julia.strusienski@dc.gov.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

9:30 a.m.

The Georgetown Library will be doing offsite story times between 9:30-11:30 a.m. for children 0-5 at the Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market, located at 1819 35th St. NW Washington, DC, just two blocks from the library. 
 

10:30 a.m.

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

Sunday, August 31, 2014

1:30 p.m.

DC Yoga

Take an Om Break at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. Join the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a variety of yoga classes taught by teachers from Yoga Activist. The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is registering RSVPs for all August classes.

 
To RSVP for any or all classes send Erika Rydberg an email with the class(es) you're interested in registering for. The first 30 RSVPs will be registered and the remaining RSVPs will be placed on a waiting list. Please RSVP to Erika.Rydberg@dc.gov

 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Get a taste of New York City from the gritty to the zany with the September Film Series. We will feature five films about the Big Apple. Please contact megan.mcnitt@dc.gov for more information.

Wednesday, September 3, 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.

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.

We will celebrate the end of our summer reading programs: Read With Me and Fizz, Boom, Read with a Party!  We will recognize our high achieving reader and remember some of the great moments of the Summer Reading programs. For those children competing in the "Can You Read More Than A Librarian?" contest, if they have read more than a librarian they get to through a water balloon at her!  If they have read more than Jess, Liz, Ruth and Stacy, then they get to throw water balloons at all four of us. This event will include games, snacks, water balloons and prizes!  We hope to see everyone who participated in Summer Reading there.

7:00 p.m.

Skills-building workshops for those on the job market. Free & open to the public. Please contact megan.mcnitt@dc.gov for details and registration.

Thursday, September 4, 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.

A break-out session that allows those on the job market to network and develop strategies. Free & open to the public. Please direct questions to megan.mcnitt@dc.gov.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

10:30 a.m.

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

Monday, September 8, 2014

10:00 a.m.

English Conversation Classes resume after a brief Summer hiatus.  Experienced and qualified volunteer teachers from the Washington English Center (Formerly Language ETC) will facilitate these popular classes offered twice a week - on Mondays and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  There will be a two-week break and classes will resume on September 8 and will conclude on December 10, 2014.

For more information please contact the Washington English Center at 202-387-2222

3:30 p.m.

A themed storytime that focuses on exploring art materials.

Recommended for ages 2-5.

7:00 p.m.

Skills-building workshops for those on the job market. Free & open to the public. Please contact megan.mcnitt@dc.gov for details and registration.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

(All day)

Join the group to write stories, poems and other fiction.

Share your ideas and get in touch with your creative side.

Meets monthly but welcomes new members.

Recommended for ages 7-10. 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

10:00 a.m.

English Conversation Classes resume after a brief Summer hiatus.  Experienced and qualified volunteer teachers from the Washington English Center (Formerly Language ETC) will facilitate these popular classes offered twice a week - on Mondays and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  There will be a two-week break and classes will resume on September 8 and will conclude on December 10, 2014.

For more information please contact the Washington English Center at 202-387-2222

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.

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.