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Poets on the Fringe - DC

Poetry Reading: Poets on the Fringe Read Their Original Poems

The Poets on the Fringe are local poets who meet every Monday at the Stordart Elementary School to support one another creating poetry. They will celebrate Poetry Month by reading their original poems at the Georgetown Neighborhood Libraray.  
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CANCELED: Mobile Marketplace

We would like to thank everyone in the community so much for your participation at the DC Community Marketplace that occurs on the first Saturday of every month.  Due to weather concerns, the Community Marketplace team has made the decision to cancel the March Marketplace that was scheduled for Saturday, March 7. However, you may still stop by the library to learn about the Sing, Talk and Read program for parents and caregivers.
My Boyfriend's Wife, Part 1

Takoma Park Urban Fiction Book Club

Urban fiction is a genre as much defined by the socio-economic realities and culture of its characters as by the urban setting. Come join us at the Takoma Park Urban Fiction Book Club where we will dig into these gripping stories full of x,y,z. For our inaugural meeting, the author Mychea will be joining us to discuss her novel, My Boyfriend's Wife, Part 1.
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Northeast Library Birthday Celebration

Join us for a day celerating the Northeast Library's 83rd birthday!   10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Birthday Storytime, ages 3-4, lower level meeting room 4 p.m., Birthday Terrific Tuesday, ages 6-12, Children’s Room 5 p.m., Cake Cutting, all ages, main lobby area 5:30 p.m., Library Renovation Tour, Adults, main lobby area
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'Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.: The Civil War and America's Greatest Poet'

Join author Garrett Peck as he details the definitive account of Walt Whitman's decade in the nation's capital.   We'll meet on the third floor in Washingtoniana. For more information, please call 202-727-1213 or email jerry.mccoy@dc.gov.    
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iMovie 101

Learn to edit and present digital footage on an Apple platform. iMovie tutorials can teach you how to create, edit, and add music to your videos. Begin the arduous process of splicing together your documentary or use iMovie to make vacation movies and sports highlight reels, then learn to share your videos with the world.
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Truthy: Figuring Out What to Believe in Our Hyper-Fast Digital News Age

Have you ever been duped by a tweet containing bad information (that you retweeted) or fallen for a Photoshopped image? The onslaught of news and information is overwhelming. It’s easy to take in whatever we read or see at face value. And with a smartphone in everyone’s hands, we are connected to social media, news apps, text alerts, and email at all times. In this class, you will learn to think like a (savvy, digital) journalist when it comes to how you decide what to believe online. Anyone who consumes online content can benefit.
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Walk Down Memory Lane

Take a walk down memory lane from Miss Ida's Porch and share stories about events in the past; find out what happened

How to Preserve Food

Participants will learn different methods of food preservation - pickling, drying, freezing, and canning. This workshop will explain which method is best to use for your needs and for each harvest and will walk through the basics of each method. Learn how to preserve your harvest and enjoy delicious fruits and vegetables all year long. 

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