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April Film Series

Published on Saturday, April 5, 2014
Photograph of Mike Leigh from the AP Image file

Mike Leigh is one of Britain's most renowned contemporary film directors. His work is known for its sensitivity to the lives of everyday people. He won the prestigious Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival and several actors have received film's highest honors for roles in his films. We will show three of his more recent films in April. All screenings begin at 6 p.m. in the large lower-level meeting room.

Free & open to the public.

Published on Thursday, April 3, 2014

Nick MannDr. Benjamin Parks, the main character of Nick Mann's 2013 novel, Forgetful, seems to be thriving. But his professional success as a consultant and Howard University instructor is complicated by his personal life. His marriage is strained, and he fears he may be developing symptoms of dementia. How will he cope with these challenges? And how will they transform him?

Listen to original works by area poets

Published on Thursday, April 3, 2014

Herb Guggenheim

'Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C.'

Published on Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Garrett Peck HeadshotJoin author and beer scholar Garrett Peck as he taps the history of brewing in the nation's capital and introduces the new brewers leading D.C.'s recent craft beer revival. This event is co-sponsored by DC Public Library's Special Collections Department and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

Talk takes place at RFD (Regional Food and Drink) at 810 7th St. NW in Chinatown, Washington D.C. 20001. Talk will be held April 8 at 6:30 p.m. in event space in back.

Help Select a Classic Title for June

Published on Monday, March 24, 2014
Go Tell it on the Mountain The House of Mirth Of Mice and Men

Georgetown Book Club's March Selection

Published on Friday, March 21, 2014

The Golem and the JinniChava is a golem made to be a companion for a man who dies soon after her creation. Ahmad is a jinni accidentally released from his flask by a shocked tinsmith.

April - National Poetry Month

Published on Thursday, March 20, 2014

Please join us for poetry readings on Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m.

We launch our monthly poetry reading series that will be held on the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. Well-known local poets will read from their works.
Featured poets for April are Herb Guggenheim and Fred Pollack.

Published on Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Cherry Blossoms

Please join us on Thursday, March 20 at 4 p.m. in the the Georgetown Children's Room as we welcome in the spring season with our Cherry Blossom Jubilee featuring crafts and stories.

Help us redecorate the Children's Room with the cherry blossoms of your creation!

This program is suitable for children ages 4-12.

Come make leprechaun traps with peeps!!

Published on Wednesday, March 12, 2014
St. Peeprick's Day craft

Come Celebrate St. Patrick's day on Sunday, March 16, 1:30-4 p.m., at the Georgetown Library in the Children's Room. There will be stories and a craft making leprechaun traps with peeps!

This program is most suitable for children ages 5-12 that are itching to do a creative project and catch some leprechauns.

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