Pinocchio: Vampire Slayer by Van Jensen leaves off where the traditional fairy tale ends with father and son living happily after. Things take a turn for the worse and Pinocchio becomes a vampire slayer.
Every time he tells a lie his nose grows, which makes a handy stake for slaying vampires. Follow along in this short graphic novel as he battles evil in order to protect the ones he loves and cares about.
Published on Saturday, May 4, 2013
Create your own jewelry.
Bring out that artist in you.
On Saturday, May 18 at 2 p.m., join our Beading Workshop and learn to make beautiful earrings and bracelets to match your summer outfits. Bring your friends and family and spend a glorious Saturday at your local library. Jackie Mikolaski, a DCPL staff member will facilitate this workshop and materials will be provided.
For ages 13 and older.
Please call to register at 202-727-0232 by May 10.
The Teen Club meets again!
Published on Friday, May 3, 2013
All teens age 13-19 are invited to play board games after school on Thursday, May 23 at 4 p.m.
Getting together gives you the chance to have fun and meet new people.
The event is free and we offer light refreshments. Meet in the YA area on the 2nd floor.
Published on Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Georgetown Library Children’s Poetry Contest was full of thoughtful poems this year. It was a tough choice, but the judges managed to select first and second place poems. We’ve included the winning poems below for your reading pleasure, and a photograph of our winning poet, Lucy Kerr.
"Canvas" by Lucy Kerr
When I was on my blanket
On the fourth of July
I realized I was on a canvas
With a lush green grass
A dark purple sky
Orange, red and pink colors bursting in the sky
Published on Sunday, April 28, 2013
Do you like to knit or crochet? Are you a reader? If so, then join our Knit & Lit Club.
From 3 to 5 p.m., the first Saturday of every month will be used to provide instruction and assistance to any newbies that are interested in learning how to knit or crochet. Please bring hooks, needles, and some yarn and we'll show you how to get started.
We are an informal group -- no registration required. Just show up! The club is open to all skill levels.
Published on Saturday, April 27, 2013
Teens! Don't forget to come join Megan and Mike in the Teen Space on Thursday, April 25 at 4 p.m. for snacks and an amazingly inexpensive craft.
We hope to see you there!
Published on Friday, April 26, 2013
What better way to appreciate jazz than to hear it?
Throughout the day, we play jazz in the Children's Room. Baby Time and Music Time feature jazz, as well.
Join us as we to try to keep up with Miss Ella's (Fitzgerald of course) "Old Mac Donald Had A Farm."
Maru Montero Dance Company
Published on Thursday, April 25, 2013
Join us Wednesday, May 1 at 10:30 a.m., as Maru Montero Dance Company performs Mexican and Latin American folk dances!
This special performance will be presented instead of Baby Story Times.
May Film Series
Published on Wednesday, April 24, 2013
What could be more tender than the faithful love of an animal friend? This month our film series features stories about animals, including those that are endangered. We will show two documentaries and two dramas. Yet, all four movies are inspired by real-life events.
All films start at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the large lower-level meeting room. Registration is not required and the screenings are free. The movies are English-language and we run captions for the hearing-impaired.
Local Poets Read....
Published on Monday, April 22, 2013
Poets on the Fringe are partnering with the Georgetown Neighborhood Library to celebrate National Poetry Month on Thursday, April 25 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
I leave you with one of my favorite poem. Hope it moves you to join our kindred spirits and read and listen to their poems.
"High Flight" by John Gillespie Magee Jr.
Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
Published on Monday, April 22, 2013
Writing an application essay isn't usually on anyone's top 10 list of exciting things. If you fall into this group then you need to read this book.
The College Application Essay by Sarah Myers McGinty is divided into eight short and helpful chapters that will guide you safely through the process. The book provides an inside look into how colleges read essays and how the personal essay can make it or break it for applicants that are on the fence.