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Neighborhood Library

Non-Fiction Book Club: 'In the Heart of the Sea'

The Non-Fiction Book Club will discuss In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick. The club will meet on Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m.

Slow Down With Our Meditation Workshop

Long summer days remind us to slow down and look at the world around us.  What better time to also look within? On Tuesday, June 12 at 7 p.m., Karin Silverman of Science of Spirituality will present a workshop on Meditation for Healthy Living at the Georgetown Library. 

Step Afrika! Reads

Story Time and Mini Dance Workshop for All Ages

Step Afrika! Reads promotes reading and literacy skills with a special story time, then invites kids to get up on their feet to participate in a mini workshop with the artists from Step Afrika!'s newest production, nxt/step at several of our library locations.Each year, Step Afrika!

Meditation for Everyday Living

Seeking Serenity? Please join us for a workshop on Meditation for Everyday Living presented by William Smith of Science of Spirituality. The program will take place on Tuesday, May 15 at 7 pm in the lower level of the Georgetown Library.

Welcome to Georgetown, George!

Thursday Evening Author Talks in May

This May marks the 200th anniversary of the arrival 17-year-old George Peabody's in Georgetown with his older uncle and their establishment of a dry goods store on Bridge Street, today's M Street. Over the decades, Mr. Peabody became a multi-millionaire and in 1867 donated $15,000 to establish a library in Georgetown. We will celebrate the anniversary and the return of his fully restored portrait -- damaged in the 2007 Georgetown Library fire -- with an author talk every Thursday in May, 6:30 p.m., Georgetown Library. The authors scheduled are:

Books and Brews

Young Prose Book Group

Are you a D.C. young professional between 21 and 35? Do you like discussing books and drinking beer—preferably at the same time?Come to the Young Prose Book Group, a casual and friendly gathering sponsored by the Georgetown and Tenley branches of the DC Public Library that meets the last Wednesday of each month. We meet at 7 p.m. at Public Bar, 4615 41st St.

May Movies at Georgetown

We are still busy counting down AFI's top 100 films of the last 100 years!  Here is what we'll be showing on Tuesday afternoons in May:May 1 @ 6 p.m. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939-NR)

Non-Fiction Book Club

May Meeting

Our May selection is Gang Leader for a Day: a Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets by Sudhir Venkatesh. The findings from Gang Leader for a Day inspired parts of the bestseller Freakonomics. It is the account of a naive grad student and his experiences with street gangs in Chicago.

Graphic Novels Club Meeting

May Selection -- "The Sandman, Vol. 9"

Join the Graphic Novels Club at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. We will discuss The Kindly Ones on Tuesday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. The Kindly Ones is Volume 9 in Neil Gaiman's The Sandman series! The event is free and open to the public.

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