Neighborhood Library

August Film Series

Published on Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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The August Film Series will feature four films about weddings. Please contact for details. We will screen all films at 6 p.m. in the large lower-level meeting room.

  • Tuesday, August 5
  • Tuesday, August 12
  • Tuesday, August 19
  • Tuesday, August 26

Published on Monday, July 28, 2014

Book stackLooking for fresh titles to take on an August trip, enjoy on a blanket in Dumbarton Oaks Park, or just get cozy with on the couch? 

Lucretia, Frederick and Abraham

Published on Saturday, July 26, 2014

Jamie Stiehm, Independent Scholar and Journalist will be on hand to discuss her research on the life and work of abolitionist, suffragette, and social reformer, Lucretia Mott.

Free classes and networking!

Published on Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Published on Tuesday, July 22, 2014
And the Mountains EchoedAstonish MeThe Goldfinch

Published on Monday, July 21, 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.Public Space 101

Georgetown Book Club's August Selection

Published on Monday, July 21, 2014

Five Days at MemorialRising water. Failing electricity. The sound of gunshots. 

These are just a few elements of the harrowing circumstances in which the staff at Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans operated during Hurricane Katrina. By the end of the crisis, 45 patients were lost, yet the nature of the deaths drew questions, as 23 were found to have suspicious levels of morphine or other drugs in their systems.

"A Hundred Years Since The War To End All Wars"

Published on Monday, July 21, 2014

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is pleased to host military historian David Silbey's talk "A Hundred Years Since The War To End All Wars". Silbey, Associate Director of Cornell in Washington, will present his observations on the continuing influence of World War I one hundred years later.

Pointe by Brandy Colbert

Published on Friday, July 18, 2014

Pointe by Brandy ColbertTheo is a ballerina who one day hopes to dance professionally.  She’s eating well and seeing someone, until her friend Donovan returns after being kidnapped for four years.  As the trial for Donovan’s abductor draws close, Donovan won’t talk, and Theo’s afraid of what will happen if she does. Theo must decide which is worse—telling the truth or not.

Published on Friday, July 18, 2014

We are doing Maker Camp in the Georgetown Teen and Children's spaces!  We have just completed our second week of Maker Camp, but still have four to go!  If you are interested in coming to Maker Camp it is on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1-3, for children and teens ages 8-15 in the Georgetown Children's Room.  There is no registration necessary so just come on by and join the fun when you can!  If you would like to follow what we are doing everyday in Maker Camp take a look at our Google + page and put us in your circles.

Week One: Motion 

Mondays & Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Published on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

English Conversation Classes at the Georgetown Neighborhood LibraryIf you are a non-native speaker of English, the ongoing English conversation club at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library is a relaxed way to meet new friends while improving your conversation skills in English.

The conversation club, meeting Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until noon at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library, Wisconsin and R streets NW, will keep you informed of world events and will introduce you to the rich cultural resources of Washington, D.C.