Looking for something to do in the afternoons now that the weather has turned colder? We want to remind everyone that on Wednesday afternoons at 4pm we host a kid's chess class. All ages and skill levels are welcome. And for those afternoons when we don't have class, you can keep up your game with some of our chess instruction books.
Kids, do you like reading comics and graphic novels? Do you want to talk about the graphic novels you read? Do you want to eat pizza? How about doing all three at the same time?Once a month, we host a graphic novel book club just for kids ages 8 and up.
On Sunday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m., the Cleveland Park library will present a screening of Modest Reception [Paziraie Sadeh]. Directed by Mani Haghighi, it was released in 2012 and runs 100 minutes. In Farsi with English subtitles.
Award Winning Young Fiction Writers Series Session 3: Nov. 14, 7 p.m.
The Vagrants is a gripping account of political dissent, grinding poverty, and brutal repression. Bashi is a perverse trickster who stirs up trouble wherever he goes. Kai is a forceful spokeswoman for the state who harbors deep doubts about its legitimacy.
The days are getting shorter. The temperature is getting cooler. The leaves are changing color. It all means fall is well and truly here. So we're celebrating!On Friday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m., we are hosting a Fall crafting afternoon. Miss Jackie will have fall-themed crafts for kids of all ages.Stop by and join the fun.
Workspaces for aspiring novelists to work on their National Novel Writing Month projects
November is here and that means another NaNoWriMo!National Novel Writing Month is a great challenge for aspiring novelists to finally finish that great book. Have you told yourself that you could write a better Hunger Games? Or are you the next James Patterson? Use this month to work on the next great novel!
The eighth book in the series finds Bernie Gunther, recently returned from the Eastern Front, in Prague in October, 1941. In the most diplomatically sensitive case of his police career, Gunther investigates the murder of an adjutant of SS General Reinhard Heydrich.
Did you know the Old Stone House on M Street in Georgetown was George Washington's surveying headquarters in 1791?Were you aware that the city is built on a swamp?What do the hoofs mean on equestrian statues around the city?Have you heard that while Abraham Lincoln was touring Fort Stevens in 1864, a young Oliver Wendell Holmes ordered the Pre