May is Older Americans Month. Since 1963, our nation has designated this month as a time to celebrate the many contributions of older Americans and to focus attention on staying healthy and active.From 1963 until 1973, May was referred to as Senior Citizens Month. In May 1974, President Jimmy Carter changed the name to Older Americans Month.
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.
Our patrons have been hungry for yoga, and it is my pleasure to announce that we will be having an ongoing yoga program here at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library!Our new lunch-hour yoga will take place on Tuesdays, beginning April 8, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.The first classes will take place April 8, April 15 and April 22. (The library will be closed on April 29.)
'Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C.'
Join 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.
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.