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The People in the Trees

Capitol Hill Reads - The People in the Trees

Our July title will be The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara... a fictional memoir of a biologist's discoveries in a small Micronesian country.  July's meeting will take place at Bourbon Coffee (formerly Pound the Hill) at 621 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.    
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Board Game Night

Come out to Southeast Library and join us for board games.  We'll have a few options, from familiar ones like Taboo to others you may have never played before, like Forbidden Island.   The rules of the game will be explained on the spot, so don't fret if you have never played the game before.   Until then, feel free to read up on the world of games with these books:
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Job Seekers Skills Workshops

Joe Ryan is the managing principal of CareerMentor.us. He has extensive experience in the private, not-for-profit, and public sector markets.
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Job Seekers Skills Workshops

Joe Ryan is the managing principal of CareerMentor.us. He has extensive experience in the private, not-for-profit, and public sector markets.

Job Seeker Skills Workshop

Joe Ryan is the managing principal of CareerMentor.us. He has extensive experience in the private, not-for-profit, and public sector markets. His expertise includes: career management and transitions, executive development and coaching, executive searches, and human resources development.  
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Job Seekers Skills Workshops

Joe Ryan is the managing principal of CareerMentor.us. He has extensive experience in the private, not-for-profit, and public sector markets.
Book cover for "The Rules of the Game"

An Evening with Leonard Downie Jr.

Leonard Downie Jr. is vice president at-large of The Washington Post, where he was executive editor from 1991 to 2008. During his 44 years in The Washington Post newsroom, he was also an investigative reporter, editor of the local and national news staffs, London correspondent, and from 1984 to 1991, managing editor under then executive editor Ben Bradlee. As deputy Metro editor from 1972 to 1974, Downie helped supervise the newspaper’s Watergate coverage. He oversaw the newspaper’s coverage of every national election from 1984 through 2008.
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Maurice Butler -- Out From the Shadow

Come into the library and listen to author Maurice Butler discuss his book about the first black Secret Service agent, Charles L. Gittens.
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Book Hill Talks: The Political Economy of the United Nations

James Raymond Vreeland, Professor International Relations, Georgetown University will be on hand to discuss his research on the political economy of the United Nations.
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Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.

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