Maru Montero

Maru Montero Dance Company

Join us at the library in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month and enjoy a dance performance by the Maru Montero Dance Company.  Families are welcome!
Wire Flower

DIWire Certification Course

Get certified to use the DIWire in the Fab Lab! You must have taken the Fab Lab Orientation to qualify for this certification. There are only six seats per class and you may sign up here.

Books & Beats

Take a break on the loggia for lunch this Friday! Join DCPL staff outside for Books and Beats, our weekly music program outside. Sign up for Summer Reading, check out books from the Uni, or simply sit and eat your lunch while listening to playlists curated by Freegal!  
First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading SeriesPamela PassarettaRosalie Werback

First Thursday Evening Poetry Series

The First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading Series at the Georgetown Library presents Rosalie Werback and Pamela Passaretta, local poets, who will read from their original works. The readings will be followed by open mic. If you have a poem you would like to share, please come along. The series is facilitated by Herb Guggenheim.  
Cover image of Flying Home

David Nicholson: "Flying Home: Seven Stories of the Secret City"

Come hear David Nicholson talk about his book Flying Home: Seven Stories of the Secret City. In this collection of seven short stories Nicholson writes of the a Washington, D.C. worlds away from the heroic statues, white marble monuments, and broad, tree-lined avenues. His characters are ordinary working men and women -- maids, taxi drivers, janitors, barbers and handymen.
To Rise Again at a Decent Hour

Capitol Hill Reads To Rise Again at a Decent Hour

Join us for a discussion of To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, Joshua Ferris's absurd novel of dentistry and online identity theft.  Interested readers can RSVP here
Marquis-style lettering for "Greatest Man in the World"Sketch of James ThurberLogo for "Every hero has a story"

Film Screening and Discussion

Screening and discussion of The Greatest Man in the World, from the American Short Story Collection as seen on PBS and adapted from the classic short story by James Thurber (1894-1961), sta
Mount Pleasant Craft Supply Swap Meet

The Mount Pleasant Crafting Club

Make things, make friends, make things for your friends! Bring your latest project and get tips and conversation from other local crafters.  1 p.m. on the last Sunday of every month at the Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library. Questions? Email or call 202-671-3121.
John Coltrane's Giant Steps by Chris Raschka

Book Club with a Beat: A Daytime Music Discovery Program

Got an interest in music? Want to learn how to make a playlist of your favorite songs in Freegal? Join us the 2nd Wednesday of each month for a music appreciation hour, part of our Adult Daytime Programming series. We will pair a book about music with a listening and discussion session about that particular genre. 
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Movies in the Afternoon

As part of our Adult Daytime Programming series, Movies in the Afternoon will present a selection from a variety of films each month, including feature films and documentaries. Join us in Room A-5 on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.