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Georgetown Book Club's August Selection

Published on Friday, July 26, 2013

Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835In November 1829, newly freed former slave Beverly Snow and his wife, Julia, migrated from Lynchburg, Va. to the nation's capital -- then still called Washington City -- so that Snow could pursue his goal of setting up his own restaurant. Choosing the location for the relative safety it offered free people of color, Snow could not have known that, only six years later, he would lend his name to the first race riot ever to take place in his new home.

Published on Thursday, July 25, 2013
Canada NW The Round House

Published on Monday, July 22, 2013

To Kill a MockingbirdTell us about them!

Beneath the Surface - Teen Summer Reading

Published on Thursday, July 18, 2013
Calling all aspiring singers, songwriters, and hip hop artists! Come join us on Tuesday, July 30 at 5:30 p.m. for a Lyric Workshop! Explore the backgrounds of popular artists and singers. How do they talk about their lives in their music? What do you admire about them -- is it their sound, their look, or their lifestyle? Spoken word poet Candica Iloh will teach you how to turn your ideas into lyrics.

Ages 13-19.

Candice Iloh is an educator, poet, and performance artist who has lead workshops for the past 6 years throughout the D.C. metropolitan area. She hopes to encourage women and young people to use their own voices and create their own worlds.

Published on Sunday, July 7, 2013

Person readingDC Public Library and Glover Park Village are teaming up! Call the shots and create a reading club that’s your club!

Join us for a meet-and-greet session on Wednesday, July 10 at 11 a.m. to decide what genres and authors you would like to discuss. We're meeting at:

Guy Mason Recreation Center 
600 Calvert St. NW
202-282-2180  

For more information, please call the Georgetown Neighborhood Library at 202-727-0232.


 

Published on Saturday, July 6, 2013

English classesThe Language Education and Technology Center (Language ETC) will lead an English Conversation Circle for adults at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library.

Please register in person or by phone.
 
Mondays & Wednesdays,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
July 15 to Aug. 26
 
 
 
 

Published on Friday, July 5, 2013

Gone GirlOn her first wedding anniversary, Amy Dunne writes in her diary, "I am fat with love, even though people kept telling and telling us the first year was going to be so hard, as if we were naive children marching off to war. It wasn't hard. We are meant to be married."

Published on Saturday, June 29, 2013

bookcoverStorm, by Brigid Kemmerer is the first novel in the Elemental Series.

At the beginning of this book, Becca rescues Chris from a group of bullies in the high school parking lot but he didn't really need her help. Chris and his three brothers are pure Elementals and they control water, earth, fire and air.

Follow along as Becca and the four will have to use all their resources in order to save the town from other Elementals that are up to no good.

Published on Friday, June 28, 2013

Photograph of a gardenGet growing this summer with Mary Farrah, Extension Agent from Urban Gardening & Forestry Outreach at the University of the District of Columbia, will give a presentation about gardening on Saturday, July 13 at 12:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

Published on Thursday, June 27, 2013

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