Georgetown Library Grand Opening! →
Georgetown Library to Re-Open Oct 18th →
Library Cupola Restored! →
DC Literati is thrilled to see that the restoration of the cupola atop the Georgetown Library has been completed! The original cupola was destroyed in the fire of 2007. Click through to see a comparison of the new to the original. Pretty swell job!
BTW: What are you reading today?
Brightest Young Things →
DCLit Takes Over Georgetown Barber Shop! →
FATHER'S DAY EVENT: June 14th
Please join members of the DC Literati at a special event, just in time for Father’s Day. Walker Lamond, author of Rules for My Unborn Son, will be signing copies of his book while we enjoy cold beer and the music of Vandaveer at our makeshift social club in the heart of Georgetown. And heck, get a haircut while you’re at it! WHEN: JUNE 14th 6:30-8:30pm WHERE: Georgetown...
DC Library Bike Ride on May 22! →
Bibliophile’s Palace Coming Together in Georgetown →
Oprah Biographer Kitty Kelley in Georgetown May 1 →
DESIGN + BOOKS: The Opening of the Benning Library →
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.– Joseph Addison
BTW: What are you reading today?
COMING SOON: DC Lit Hosts Author Cathy Alter
In April DC Literati will host its second author event. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet Cathy Alter, the DC-based author of UP FOR RENEWAL: What magazines taught me about love, sex and starting over. With her life in a shambles, Ms. Alter resorted to an unorthodox approach to rebuilding her life. Come hear this witty and engaging speaker tell her story…and share thoughts on the...
Become a Founding Member of the DC Literati
For spring events, we are offering an introductory membership of $50 (tax deductible). Help us raise awareness and funds for DC Public Libraries and by becoming a FOUNDING MEMBER of DC Literati. Members will enjoy a host of literary and cultural happenings scheduled for 2010, as well as many members-only events throughout the year. Sign up now and don’t miss our next author event with Up...
AFTERWORD: DC Lit Launch @ MARVIN
Thanks to everybody who came out to DCLit’s inaugural author event! We were thrilled to meet so many library lovers, or as Brightest Young Things called us, “library loving book junkies.” What a treat to feature Peter Birkenhead, author of the daring new memoir, Gonville. We sipped literatinis (our signature cocktail), listened to author Peter Birkenhead discuss his daring and...
WaPo: DCLit Hosts Peter Birkenhead, Book Lovers,... →
MARVIN. It’s what’s going...
Become a Founding Member!
We LOVE libraries. Specifically, DC Public Libraries, where cool events unfold and amazing, life-changing, transport-you-across-the-globe products and services are available FREE everyday. Become a DC Literati FOUNDING MEMBER for only $50! Tax-deductible Literati Society donations and membership fees enable the DCPL Foundation to put more books on library shelves, provide learning opportunities...
We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth.– John Lubbock
Elvis Costello, “Everyday I Write the...
Launch Party with Author Peter Birkenhead
Come Celebrate the Launch of DC Literati with featured guest, actor and author, Peter Birkenhead who will give a sneak peak into his funny and poignant new novel, Gonville. Time:7:00PM Wednesday, March 3rd Location:The Lounge at Marvin Read more about Peter Birkenhead and his novel at his website.
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