Limited-equity cooperative housing provides a pathway to homeownership for those most at risk of being priced out in one of the most competitive real estate markets in the U.S.
Please join us in the lower level meeting room for a discussion on the history of limited-equity housing cooperatives in Washington, D.C., led by Amanda Huron, assistant professor, Interdisciplinary Social Science, University of the District of Columbia.
May Rihani, pioneer in girls' education and a tireless advocate of women's rights, served as co-chair of the United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI) from 2008 to 2010. Her seminal book, Keeping the Promise, is a framework for advancing girls' education used by organizations in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Join us for a lunchtime Om break with instructor Margaret of Yoga Activist. Vinyasa, or flow yoga, will be introduced. Register by email to email@example.com. First 30 respondents will be registered; others will be wait listed.
Young Adult high fantasy -- with a dash of romance
Swords, magic, political intrigue, and assassination attempts are just a few qualities that can make for an exceptional fantasy novel. Romantic plotlines, when done well, add levels of tension and emotion that make the best high fantasy even richer and more emotional.
The love stories in these books are not necessarily the major story arc, but they won’t disappoint if you like a side of swoons with your action and adventure.
Join us at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 11 as we celebrate playwright, poet, and actor William Shakespeare, who remains a singular cultural and literary figure 451 years after his birth on or around April 23, 1564.
The 19th Century English Author's Version of A 12th Century Persian Poet's Verses
Omar Khayyam (1048-1122) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet who wrote thousands of quatrains (known as the rubaiyat). Edward Fitzgerald, the British poet, selected and adapted Khayyam's verses into English and other languages.
The Georgetown Neighborhood Library continues its second year of First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading Series.
Well-known local poets will gather at the library to read from their works every month. There will be two featured poets for each month, and the readings will be followed by an open mic.
Herb Guggenheim is the series coordinator.
Please join us at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, for the first event in the 2015 series.
Re-envision the ordinary with collage. Have fun with paper, glue, and your imagination in our free art workshop for adults.
Collage is the art of assembling pictures and other pieces of paper to form a new whole.
Materials are provided.
The workshop consists of two sessions, each 75 minutes in length:
Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
Join us on Saturday, March 28 at 1 p.m. as we celebrate spring with a concert featuring the following student vocal groups.
From American University:
Dime a DozenPitches be Trippin'
From George Washington University:
The Job Seekers Skills Workshops are back!
Joe Ryan, a career coach and mentor, will teach the workshops and facilitate a support group.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
March 30 - Resumé Development
April 6 - Networking
April 13 - LinkedIn
April 21 - Interviewing
April 28 - Applying for Jobs in the Federal Government
Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes!
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook. Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week! We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.
The Georgetown Book Club again needs your help! Current and prospective members have suggested a variety of great titles to read for upcoming meetings, and we want your opinion!
Check out the novels listed below and then use the poll below to choose the titles that you would like to read. The five titles that receive the most votes will be added to the group's reading list.
The choices are:
Celebrate Women's History Month!
On Wednesday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Ruth Trocolli, the City Archaeologist for the District of Columbia, will discuss prominent Native American women in Washington.
This event is free and open to the public.