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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

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Book Hill Talks: Alex Finley - Victor in the Rubble

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Former CIA officer, turned blogger and satirist, Alex Finley will be on had to discuss the sights, sounds, and absurdities of the complex relationships connected with the War on Terror.
Pres. Lincoln at Fort Stevens 1864

Civil War Battle of Fort Stevens – The Story in Photos, Then and Now

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Fort Stevens was the focus of the only Civil War battle in the nation’s capital and the only time a sitting President (Lincoln) has come under direct enemy fire.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

United State postage stamps issued (L-R) in 1963, 1998 and 1984.

Mrs. Roosevelt: Muse to Hillary

Georgetown Library

1 a.m.
Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses how Eleanor Roosevelt was the indispensable First Lady of the people who helped write the nation's story and the figure Hillary Clinton saw as her soul mate.  

Monday, July 11, 2016

Students posed in front of Military Road School

History of the Military Road School

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Join us on Monday, July 11 at 7 p.m. for an informative presentation on one of the District's first schools for the children of former slaves.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

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Book Hill Talks: America's Diplomats Screening & Discussion

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Former Ambassadors Herman Cohen and Edward Marks will be on hand to discuss America's Diplomats, a look at the multi-faceted roles diplomats play in shaping global views of the United States.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

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Digital Estate Planning

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Have you ever thought about your digital afterlife? Learn what happens to your digital photos, files, and accounts after death, and how you can create and protect the priceless memories on your computer, phone, social media accounts, and email. Please bring devices or examples of digital assets you'd like to pass on.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Model of the human figure

Biotensegrity Discussion

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Biotensegrity asks why the tendons, ligaments, and other material that hold our skeletons together are important. Susan Lowell of Tenleytown T'ai Chi will lead the discussion. She has studied kinesthetic learning, t'ai chi, and other forms of movement for over thirty years. 

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Dr. Diane Collins

Diabetes Prevention

Parklands-Turner Library

7 p.m.
What is Diabetes? What are some of its precursors?  Join Dr. Diane Collins, a Naturopathic Doctor at the Collins Wellness Center, as she teaches us how to become "fat and calorie detectives." We'll learn how to properly read food labels, identify a healthy meal, and talk about the types of food we need to eat to prevent Diabetes.  

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Summer Reading

Historic Places of African American Leisure and Recreation In and Around Washington, DC

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

7 p.m.
Join Patsy Fletcher, author of Historically African American leisure destinations around Washington, D.C. for a talk about places of leisure and recreation for African Americans in and around Washington, DC.

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016

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Hiking for Fun

Anacostia Library

7 p.m.
Curious about hiking as a hobby? Considering taking it up but don't know where to start? Join Michael Martin for an introductory talk on recreational hiking. Learn what you will need, where the best local spots to hike are, and more!

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

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Book Hill Talks: Discussion of August Wilson's Radio Golf

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Otis Ramsey-Zoe, Associate Artistic Director at banished? productions, Lecturer of Theatre Arts at Howard University, and Series Editor for NoPassport Press's Dreaming the Americas Series, will be on hand to discuss August Wilson's Radio Golf.

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

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Book Hill Talks: Discussion of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Otis Ramsey-Zoe, Associate Artistic Director at banished? productions, Lecturer of Theatre Arts at Howard University, and Series Editor for NoPassport Press's Dreaming the Americas Series, will be on hand to discuss William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.