Upcoming Events

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments.

On the lower level, every Sunday.

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Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 1:30pm
DC YogaTake an Om Break at the library! Join the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a variety of yoga classes taught by teachers from Yoga Activist.

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is registering RSVPs for all October classes.

To RSVP for any or all classes, send Erika Rydberg an email with the class(es) you're interested in registering for. The first 30 RSVPs will be registered and the remaining RSVPs will be placed on a waiting list.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 1:30pm
jack-o-lanternCome to the library and enjoy a Halloween themed family movie.

Our movie follows monsters James P. Sullivan (Sully) and his partner Mike Wazowski as they work to get a little girl back to her own world, while the bad guys try to capture her in order to collect more scream energy. 

Bring your blankets, snacks and wear your costumes to this Halloween Family Movie.

This film is rated G, with a run time of 92 minutes.
 
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:00pm
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more.

Recommended for ages 0-12.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:00pm
Crafts at the librarySunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint!

Children ages 12 and younger and their caregivers are welcome, and all craft supplies will be provided. 

This program is intended for children ages 4-12 and their families. 
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:00pm
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Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! 

Ages 6-12.

Please call 202-727-1248 if you have any questions, or if you would like to know the specific theme for this week's STEAM Team.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:00pm
film clip artJoin us in the children's room for a movie! We will be showing new family-friendly films and old favorites in the children's room every Sunday.

Recommended for families and children ages 4+.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:00pm
The October title for Legends & Lore DC is the DC Reads 2014 selection The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:00pm
Beautiful Things coverAs part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears.

From the jacket:
"Seventeen years ago, Sepha Stephanos fled the Ethiopian Revolution for a new start in the United States. Now he finds himself running a failing grocery store in a poor African-American section of Washington, D.C., his only companions two fellow African immigrants who share his bitter nostalgia and longing for his home continent. Years ago and worlds away Sepha could never have imagined a life of such isolation. As his environment begins to change, hope comes in the form of a friendship with new neighbors Judith and Naomi, a white woman and her biracial daughter. But when a series of racial incidents disturbs the community, Sepha may lose everything all over again."

This program is a part of the DC Reads series. To learn more about DC Reads and to find out about other special events in this series, please visit dclibrary.org/dcreads.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:00pm
Join us and have a frightfully, scary good time @ the movies

For ages 5-10.