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The Federal Poets Read at Georgetown

... And so can you!

"Poetry is BOSS.""Poetry is boring.""Poetry is...surprising?"It's complicated. So over. The best thing since prose. Everybody's got a different idea about poetry: what it 'means', whether it's 'good'. And for one month each year, we set aside some time to tackle this most difficult, yet potentially rewarding of subjects.

Nutrition Classes with UDC

Free monthly classes

Have you ever felt confused by so-called nutritional advice? Do you wonder how to buy a healthy diet without breaking the bank? Join Sapna on May 28th for a grocery store tour. Participants will receive a gift card.Then bring yourself to our upcoming nutrition classes taught by Sapna Batheja, MS, RD, LD -- the Community Educator for UDC's Center for Diet, Nutrition and Health. We will meet once a month on Wednesdays, 4 p.m.-5 p.m., and the classes are free.

Spring into Good Health: A MedlinePlus Tutorial

Looking for a website where you can find reliable, easy-to-understand information about health and wellness?

Celebrate Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month. Since 1963, our nation has designated this month as a time to celebrate the many contributions of older Americans and to focus attention on staying healthy and active.From 1963 until 1973, May was referred to as Senior Citizens Month. In May 1974, President Jimmy Carter changed the name to Older Americans Month. 

Edith Piaf Lecture

French market fête

She was only 4 feet, 8 inches tall, but she had a powerful and soaring voice that made her France's greatest and best-loved singer in the 1940s and 1950s, and even to this day.

Directed by Mike Leigh

April Film Series

Mike Leigh is one of Britain's most renowned contemporary film directors. His work is known for its sensitivity to the lives of everyday people. He won the prestigious Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival and several actors have received film's highest honors for roles in his films.

Take an Om Break - Lunch Hour Yoga Begins at Georgetown

Our patrons have been hungry for yoga, and it is my pleasure to announce that we will be having an ongoing yoga program here at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library!Our new lunch-hour yoga will take place on Tuesdays, beginning April 8, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.The first classes will take place April 8, April 15 and April 22. (The library will be closed on April 29.)

Author Talk with Nick Mann

Dr. Benjamin Parks, the main character of Nick Mann's 2013 novel, Forgetful, seems to be thriving.

First Thursday Poetry Readings

Listen to original works by area poets

Every first Thursday at 7 p.m., listen to original works by area poets.On Thursday, April 3, our featured poets will be Herb Guggenheim and Fred Pollack.

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