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Published on Wednesday, October 3, 2012

man meditating on rockFind out how meditation can awaken us to our higher purpose, connect us to the source of all happiness within us, and help us lead more enriching and productive lives.

Participants will learn a simple but powerful method of meditation that can transform their lives. David Newcomb will discuss how meditation can help heal us physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.

This will be a two-part meditation series with part one on Oct. 11 and part two on October 18. Both sessions are at 7 p.m. and will be located in the lower-level meeting room.

Published on Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Movie poster of Kubrick's "Lolita"Reading Lolita in Tehran is the selection for DC Reads 2012. One Book. One City. One Good Read. The Georgetown Neighborhood Library will show Stanley Kubrick's 1962 adaptation of Nabokov's classic novel on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, September 25, 2012

cover of reading lolitaDuring a four-week period in October and November, people all over the city will be enjoying Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi. Although this book isn’t for children, that doesn’t mean that children can’t enjoy DC Reads as well. Azar Nafisi chronicles her experiences teaching English at a university in Iran. You too can introduce your child to the unique experiences in Middle Eastern culture with books and programs around the city.

Summer Reading Winner

Published on Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Kayla and her FatherCongratulations to Kayla Tom of Stoddert Elementary School!

Kayla is not sure just yet how she will be using her Kindle, but Kayla and her father, Kwok F. Tom, learned how to download materials from DCPL's website and even placed a hold for her future download.

Published on Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Photo of a pumpkinThe Origami Club is expanding and refocusing to incorporate a wider range of interests and abilities. We are now the Paper Fun Club.

At the next meeting, on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m., we will make pumpkin lanterns. The library will provide all materials.

Registration is not required.

All the World's a Stage: Movies about Movies

Published on Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Join us for free screenings of these warm and witty views of lives consumed by passion for film and theater. All movies start at 6p.m. in the large lower-level meeting room.

Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2012

bookcoverIf you're a teen book reader that yearns for aliens, action, and extraterrestrial romance, then The Rise of Nine by Pittacus Lore is the book for you!

Published on Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Origami lovers: welcome back to the library! We will meet on Tuesday, September 25, at 7 p.m. to make panda bears.
origami panda bear
All ages and skill levels are welcome. The library will provide the materials.

See you soon!

Published on Monday, September 10, 2012

book coverbook coverAya wants to grow up and be a doctor. She wants to help people, but her friends and relatives — another story!

Published on Thursday, September 6, 2012

Reading Lolita in TehranIn the aftermath of the Iranian revolution, former college professor Azar Nafisi secretly read forbidden Western classics with seven of her female University students.

Ms. Nafisi's account of life and literature in the Islamic Republic of Iran is part memoir, part contemporary history and part personal and literary exploration.