Come Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the Children's Room. There will be stories and a craft making leprechaun traps with peeps!
This program is most suitable for children ages 5-12 who are itching to do a creative project and catch some leprechauns.
Stories, songs and fun for young ones.
Please note that 10:30 a.m. Baby Time will be ticketed to a maximum of 70 people. Tickets are available free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m. The second Baby Time at 11 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.
Due to an emergency closure at Georgetown Library, this event is canceled.
How did a shy girl, born on a New Englad farm in 1821 break through social barriers, and become the Founder of the American Red Cross?
Super busy with school and totally stressed? Come relax at our new teen beading club, where we learn to bead and hang out with friends. We will make key chains, animals, jewelry and anything else you want.
All the materials we will be provided and on going projects can be stored at the library.
Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Christina Baker Kline's 2013 novel, Orphan Train.
In the novel, a teen growing up in foster care and an elderly woman sent as a child to the Midwest for adoption form an unlikely connection.
This gentle exercise is ideal for seniors, those with injuries, or anyone interested in the mind-body connection.
Steven Shafarman created the technique and will lead a free 90-minute workshop on Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m., which is open to the public.
Learn simple exercises that connect mind and body to promote natual breath and movement.
Finding a job can be difficult and overwhelming. Yet, there are ways to prepare yourself for the search.
Our Job Seekers Skills Workshops and Job Seekers Support Group teach skills and offer an empathetic environment for those on the job market. The workshops and support group are taught and facilitated by Joe Ryan, an experienced career coach and career mentor.
The workshops begin on Monday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. and the support group meets on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m.
Movable Feast - The Classics Reading Group will meet on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings will alternate among four branches: Cleveland Park, Georgetown, Palisades and Tenley-Friendship libraries.
On Sunday, Dec. 6, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library held its second annual Winter Craft Workshop, a seasonal celebration of music, snacks, and crafts for all ages. Almost 60 people attended!
The workshop opened with a performance by the Georgetown University women's acapella group GU Harmony, who performed a medley of international holiday tunes and classic Christmas favorites.
Think Orwell's 1984 was purely fictional? Think again.
Join us Thursday, Jan. 22 at 5 p.m. for a screening of Frontline: United States of Secrets with a discussion following the film.
Talk about the NSA, Edward Snowden and privacy.
Free and open to the public.
The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.
Our ever-popular t'ai chi classes return this spring!
We will offer one free introductory-level class each month (February to May). Susan Lowell of Tenleytown T'ai Chi will teach the classes.
Susan has more than 30 years of experience with t'ai chi. For registration and details please contact email@example.com.
Georgetown Book Club's January and February Selection
In Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning 2013 novel, The Goldfinch, 13-year-old Theo Decker is visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art with his mother when an act of terrorism tears his life apart, killing his mother and leaving him in the illicit possession of the very painting they had gone to see:
This month we will show two films that were cancelled earlier in the year and two holiday-themed films.
The "Year-In-Review" films will screen on Friday, Dec. 5 and Friday, Dec. 12 at 2:30 p.m. We will show a Christmas-themed movie on Friday, Dec. 19 and a New Year's type of story on Friday, Dec. 26, both at 2:30 p.m.