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November/December Children's Film Series: Cats and Dogs

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, 4 p.m.

Join us for our Cats and Dogs film series.  Every Thursday at 4pm we will show a different film and enjoy popcorn!  This program is appropriate for children ages 4-12. November 5th: Aristocats November 12th: Homeward Bound: An Incredible Journey November 19th: Milo and Otis December 3rd: Snow Buddies December 10th: Snow Dogs

Book Hill Talks: Why the United States Keeps Losing Wars

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, 7 p.m.

The US has fought a number of wars since 1945 and lost (or, at least, not won) quite a few of them.  Military historian Dr. David Silbey, of Cornell University, will analyze why in this talk.
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Age-Friendly DC Progress Update

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, 10 a.m.

DC is on the way to becoming an age-friendly city. Come learn about the city's Age-Friendly DC 2015 Progress Report and what you can do to help transform DC into an easier city to grow up and older.    The Age-Friendly DC plan includes 75 strategies that DC agencies are implementing with support from community partners to make life easier for residents of all ages.  The 2015 progress report shows what agencies and community partners are doing to help us make DC a better city for the aging.   

Preschool Story Time

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
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Walt Whitman in Washington, DC: The Civil War and America's Great Poet

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, 1 p.m.

Join author, historian and tour guide Garrett Peck as he details in his new book the definitive account of Walt Whitman's decade in the nation's capital.
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Holiday Handicrafts Workshop

Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, 2 p.m.

Arts and crafts gets all grown up! Come by the Georgetown Neighborhood Library on Sunday, December 13 from 2-4 p.m. and learn to make some special holiday handicrafts to call your own. We'll be working with burlap and ribbon, glitter and glue, or just good old paper and scissors to create adorable decorations that will help spread the holiday cheer. Due to the projects included, this event is recommended for ages 18+. Materials and refreshments provided.

Toddler Art & Stories

Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Get up and get creative at our Toddler Art and Stories! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and art activities that  are designed to help develop your child’s language and motor skills. After storytime, your child will participate in a process-oriented art project to explore art materials and the world around them. Process-oriented art focuses on what can be learned from the act of making art rather than the product.
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December Yoga for Those Over 55

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, 10 a.m.

Join us at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesdays for yoga classes, targeted to those over 55. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to The first thirty respondents will have reserved spots, others will be shortlisted.
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December Yoga

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, 11:30 a.m.

Join in on lunch hour yoga classes taught by Margaret or Erika. Introductory level viniyasa, or flow, techniques will be practiced. Please RSVP to First thirty respondents will be listed, others wait listed.

Author Talk: Ruth Fitts

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, 4 p.m.

Georgetown Library’s children’s librarian Ruth Fitts will be reading from and talking about her new book, Australia to Zimbabwe - A Rhyming Romp Around the World. There will be crafts, trivia and activities from around the world to explore. This program is appropriate for children ages 5-12.