Neighborhood Library

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

Published on Monday, January 20, 2014

Attack Bunnies with Poster by Jarrett Krosoczka The first Graphic Novel Book Club of the Georgetown Library got their hamburger headphones and spork phones ready for a discussion of Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta by Jarrett J. Krosoczka.

Georgetown Book Club's February Selection

Published on Friday, January 17, 2014

TransAtlanticIn 1845, Frederick Douglass--already a successful orator and a significant figure in the abolitionist movement -- raised his profile even further with the publication of his Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.

Fiction & Non-Fiction

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2014

Start the new year with a good book. The New York Times and The Washington Post recently released their lists for the ten best books of the year. The Georgetown Neighborhood Library currently has a display of these titles in the Sight and Sound room on the first floor.

Read on to learn more about these fiction and non-fiction selections.

The Washington Post
Book jacket for "The Woman Upstiars" by Claire Messud(Fiction)

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2014

WordsmeanttobespokenCourtneyBirstCourtney Birst, a local poet, grew up on a farm in the Midwest, but always longed for more. Moving to the Washington, D.C. area proved to be just the thing this one-time farm girl needed. Now she loves to travel the world and is constantly on the lookout for a good book of poetry, a great glass of wine, and a reason to relax with friends.

Sunday Hours Celebration -- Jan. 19

Published on Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Sunday Fun-Day orange banner

Is winter weather leaving you cold? Come in to the Georgetown Library on Sunday, Jan. 19 and celebrate Sun-day with us! In honor of the new Sunday opening hours, which will continue in 2014, the library will be holding an open house full of activities, events, and refreshments for all ages 2-5 p.mDakshina dancers

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Published on Sunday, January 12, 2014

My School DC LogoWhich school will your child call My School?

For this coming school year (2014-15), DC Public Schools (DCPS) and participating public charter schools have a common application and lottery. Visit to find everything you need to learn and apply, or come to one of the information sessions listed below. The application closes Feb. 3 for grades 9-12 and March 3 for grades PK3-8.

Please call the My School DC Hotline at (202) 888-6336 or email for additional information.

Published on Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Photo of t'ai chi practice

Start the new year with t'ai chi, a low-impact and meditative form of exercise. Susan Lowell, our experienced instructor, will teach six free classes in January and February. Classes start at 7:30 p.m. and last one hour on these remaining dates:

  • Jan. 13
  • Jan. 24
  • Feb. 3
  • Feb. 10
  • Feb. 24

Please contact with any questions!

Published on Friday, January 3, 2014
Meditation candle

David Newcomb will lead a three-part series designed for new and experienced meditators alike.  He will share techniques to deepen and stabilize meditation practices.

Published on Thursday, January 2, 2014
American Hustle Frances Ha