Neighborhood Library

Library Takeout at Baked & Wired

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

The library is bringing its services to Baked & Wired (1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW). Drop by the locally owned coffee shop and bakery to sign up for a library card, check out materials, and learn more about library events! (Photo by Baked & Wired.)
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, 2 p.m.

The Georgetown Library is a Maker Camp site! From July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
Music notes

Music Time

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, 2 p.m.

The rhythm and rhyme story time. Recommended for ages birth to 5.

Art Attack: Pastels

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, 4 p.m.

Make pastel masterpieces at Art Attack! Join us and you can receive the Awesome Artist, Crafty Character or Social Superhero Teen Summer Reading badges.
First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading SeriesPamela PassarettaRosalie Werback

First Thursday Evening Poetry Series

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, 7 p.m.

The First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading Series at the Georgetown Library presents Rosalie Werback and Pamela Passaretta, local poets, who will read from their original works. The readings will be followed by open mic. If you have a poem you would like to share, please come along. The series is facilitated by Herb Guggenheim.  

Job Seekers Skills Workshop

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, 7 p.m.

Joe Ryan is the managing principal of He has extensive experience in the private, not-for-profit, and public sector markets. His expertise includes: career management and transitions, executive development and coaching, executive searches, and human resources development.  
1st Thursday Evening Poetry Readings

First Thursday Evening Poetry Series

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, 7 p.m.

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library celebrates the second year of First Thursday Evening Poetry Readings starting April 2.  Each session will host two featured poets, followed by an open mic.   Please join us to celebrate our local poets and bring your own poems to read.
Image of tablets and sunshineEvery Hero Has a StoryDCPL Summer Reading

Downloadable Media Clinics

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Join us for these special summertime editions of our monthly Downloadable Media Clinics! As always, we will be here to provide one-on-one hands-on assistance with digital library resources, including OverDrive for e-books and e-audio, Zinio for magazines, and Criterion Collection for films.
Science at the Cinema

Science at the Cinema

Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, 2 p.m.

The Georgetown Children's Room will be holding an afternoon of science, followed by a film related to that day's science experiment on Fridays at 2 p.m. beginning in July!   The experiments and films will be appropriate for children ages 4 and older.

Preschool Story Time

Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Stories, music, folktales and fun for Preschoolers and Kindergartners. Recommended for ages 3-5.