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World Travel for One: Tips for Stress-Free Solo Trips

Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 4 p.m.

To travel alone is to discover your true self. Most solo voyagers book trips with tour groups, but it is possible to plan your own adventure and see the world without a lot of hassles. Veteran traveler Eleanor Adkins will show you what it takes to go from country to country while feeling in control, having fun, and staying within budget. At “World Travel for One,” you’ll learn Eleanor’s seven steps for stress-free solo trips, benefit from hearing what she’s learned from circling the globe, and take away tips and tools that you can put to use on your next adventure.
English Conversation Group

Free English Conversation Classes

Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 10 a.m.

The Washington English Center, in partnership with the DC Public Library, Georgetown branch, and Guy Mason Recreation Center, will offer free English Conversation Classes to adults by qualified and trained volunteer teachers from WEC.Mondays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at  The Georgetown Neighborhood Library
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Baby and Toddler Time

Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Time

Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 11 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Friend Speed Dating

Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 7 p.m.

Making new friends can be difficult -- so let the library help! Join us for this platonic spin on speed dating, designed to introduce you to a series of potential pals in a high energy, low pressure way. Please register to participate at bit.ly/geofrienddate Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov.
Music Time

Music Time

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 2 p.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to five years old. Our Music Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more songs, activities and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  
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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Rabih Alameddine’s 2014 novel An Unnecessary Woman. The novel follows Aaliya Sohbi, a 72-year-old translator in Beirut, as she reflects upon her life, her work, and her city.  
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Spanish Conversation Club

Saturday, May 21, 2016, 10 a.m.

Looking to grow, revive, or begin to develop your Spanish skills? Join us for these weekly casual conversation hours, led by instructor Luz Verost. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov.

Preschool Story Time

Saturday, May 21, 2016, 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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Author Talk - Melting the Blues by Tracy Chiles McGhee

Saturday, May 21, 2016, 2 p.m.

Tracy Chiles McGhee will present her newly published novel - Melting the Blues. "A brave, musical story rich with Southern history." - Kirkus Reviews Please join us to welcome and celebrate our local Georgetown author.  

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