What could be more tender than the faithful love of an animal friend? This month our film series features stories about animals, including those that are endangered. We will show two documentaries and two dramas. Yet, all four movies are inspired by real-life events.All films start at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the large lower-level meeting room. Registration is not required and the screenings are free. The movies are English-language and we run captions for the hearing-impaired.
Poets on the Fringeare partnering with the Georgetown Neighborhood Library to celebrate National Poetry Month on Thursday, April 25 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. I leave you with one of my favorite poem. Hope it moves you to join our kindred spirits and read and listen to their poems. "High Flight" by John Gillespie Magee Jr.
We are re-arranging our April Film Series due to the Emancipation Day holiday on the April 16 and Election Day on the April 23. Thus, we will cancel Jean de Florette and Manon of the Spring. Our apologies and we will screen these selections at a later time.
Learn about D.C.'s Most Beautiful Parks and Gardens
On Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m., author Barbara Glickman and photographer Valerie Brown will discuss their lovely book Capital Splendor at the Georgetown Library. What better time to learn about the area's most beautiful gardens, both large and small, famous and less well known?Please join us for this perfect springtime event.
'Capital Splendor: Parks and Gardens of Washington D.C.'
Learn about D.C.’s gardens and parks, from the famous Dumbarton Oaks to little-known gems like the Meadowlark Gardens. Author Barbara Glickman and photographer Valerie Brown will discuss their book, Capital Splendor.Signed copies of the book will be available for sale.Join us Saturday, April 13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Test your pen in the Georgetown Library Children's Poetry Contest in honor of National Poetry Month. Winners and runners-up will read at the Poetry Coffeehouse Program in The Children’s Room on April 25 at 4 p.m.