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A Recipe from "Bake It Like You Mean It"

Published on Monday, August 4, 2014

Bake it Like You Mean itWe missed a month of our blog posts, so our Georgetown Neighborhood Library bakers doubled up in July, and boy was our staff full after two treats.

August Film Series

Published on Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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The August Film Series will feature four films about weddings. Please contact for details. We will screen all films at 6 p.m. in the large lower-level meeting room.

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Published on Monday, July 28, 2014

Book stackLooking for fresh titles to take on an August trip, enjoy on a blanket in Dumbarton Oaks Park, or just get cozy with on the couch? 

Lucretia, Frederick and Abraham

Published on Saturday, July 26, 2014

Jamie Stiehm, Independent Scholar and Journalist will be on hand to discuss her research on the life and work of abolitionist, suffragette, and social reformer, Lucretia Mott.

Free classes and networking!

Published on Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Published on Tuesday, July 22, 2014
And the Mountains EchoedAstonish MeThe Goldfinch

Published on Monday, July 21, 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.Public Space 101

Georgetown Book Club's August Selection

Published on Monday, July 21, 2014

Five Days at MemorialRising water. Failing electricity. The sound of gunshots. 

These are just a few elements of the harrowing circumstances in which the staff at Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans operated during Hurricane Katrina. By the end of the crisis, 45 patients were lost, yet the nature of the deaths drew questions, as 23 were found to have suspicious levels of morphine or other drugs in their systems.

"A Hundred Years Since The War To End All Wars"

Published on Monday, July 21, 2014

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is pleased to host military historian David Silbey's talk "A Hundred Years Since The War To End All Wars". Silbey, Associate Director of Cornell in Washington, will present his observations on the continuing influence of World War I one hundred years later.

Pointe by Brandy Colbert

Published on Friday, July 18, 2014

Pointe by Brandy ColbertTheo is a ballerina who one day hopes to dance professionally.  She’s eating well and seeing someone, until her friend Donovan returns after being kidnapped for four years.  As the trial for Donovan’s abductor draws close, Donovan won’t talk, and Theo’s afraid of what will happen if she does. Theo must decide which is worse—telling the truth or not.