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Published on Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Photo of t'ai chi practice

Start the new year with t'ai chi, a low-impact and meditative form of exercise. Susan Lowell, our experienced instructor, will teach six free classes in January and February. Classes start at 7:30 p.m. and last one hour on these remaining dates:

  • Jan. 13
  • Jan. 24
  • Feb. 3
  • Feb. 10
  • Feb. 24

Please contact with any questions!

Published on Friday, January 3, 2014
Meditation candle

David Newcomb will lead a three-part series designed for new and experienced meditators alike.  He will share techniques to deepen and stabilize meditation practices.

Published on Thursday, January 2, 2014
American Hustle Frances Ha

Published on Monday, December 30, 2013

Kindle Fire HDDid you receive an e-reader or tablet over the holidays? Would you like to use it to access library e-books and other digital resources?

Published on Saturday, December 28, 2013
Meditation with Karin Silverman

In this busy, fast-paced world, a sense of peace can seem elusive. Start the new year off right with this workshop led by experienced meditator Karin Silverman, who will teach participants easy, effective techniques for eliminating stress and finding inner peace through meditation.

January Film Series

Published on Thursday, December 26, 2013

Stories of the Subcontinent, the January Film Series, features three films about India. Join us for stories that juxtapose traditional India with Western influence. Please note that we will sho the film on Ghandi in  two installments. All screenings are free and they begin at 6 p.m. in the large lower-level meeting room.

A Passage to IndiaJan. 7 
PG, 157 minutes

Georgetown Book Club's January Selection

Published on Tuesday, December 24, 2013

SisterlandAt 4 years old, Kate Shramm -- the narrator of Curtis Sittenfeld's 2013 novel, Sisterland -- experiences what she and her parents think is a vivid nightmare of a house engulfed in flames. The next night, a house in the Shramms' neighborhood burns to the ground. At dinner soon after, Kate's twin sister Violet mentions that a geographically distant relative is falling down in pain, and that relative soon suffers a fatal heart attack.

Published on Monday, December 23, 2013

The Peabody Room will be closed this Sat., December 28. We apologize for the inconvenience.

A Book Display About Prohibition and Alcohol

Published on Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Dry Manhattan Book CoverThe tales around prohibition go way beyond Boardwalk Empire.

'Aliens & Other Stories'

Published on Thursday, December 5, 2013

Aliens and Other Stories by Kathleen WheatonInspired by stories she picked up during her years as a journalist in Spain and Latin America, Washington writer Kathleen Wheaton gives readers a rare glimpse into the lives of exiles and wanderers in her short story collection