Neighborhood Library

Published on Monday, December 30, 2013

Kindle Fire HDDid you receive an e-reader or tablet over the holidays? Would you like to use it to access library e-books and other digital resources?

Published on Saturday, December 28, 2013
Meditation with Karin Silverman

In this busy, fast-paced world, a sense of peace can seem elusive. Start the new year off right with this workshop led by experienced meditator Karin Silverman, who will teach participants easy, effective techniques for eliminating stress and finding inner peace through meditation.

January Film Series

Published on Thursday, December 26, 2013

Stories of the Subcontinent, the January Film Series, features three films about India. Join us for stories that juxtapose traditional India with Western influence. Please note that we will sho the film on Ghandi in  two installments. All screenings are free and they begin at 6 p.m. in the large lower-level meeting room.

A Passage to IndiaJan. 7 
PG, 157 minutes

Georgetown Book Club's January Selection

Published on Tuesday, December 24, 2013

SisterlandAt 4 years old, Kate Shramm -- the narrator of Curtis Sittenfeld's 2013 novel, Sisterland -- experiences what she and her parents think is a vivid nightmare of a house engulfed in flames. The next night, a house in the Shramms' neighborhood burns to the ground. At dinner soon after, Kate's twin sister Violet mentions that a geographically distant relative is falling down in pain, and that relative soon suffers a fatal heart attack.

Published on Monday, December 23, 2013

The Peabody Room will be closed this Sat., December 28. We apologize for the inconvenience.

A Book Display About Prohibition and Alcohol

Published on Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Dry Manhattan Book CoverThe tales around prohibition go way beyond Boardwalk Empire.

'Aliens & Other Stories'

Published on Thursday, December 5, 2013

Aliens and Other Stories by Kathleen WheatonInspired by stories she picked up during her years as a journalist in Spain and Latin America, Washington writer Kathleen Wheaton gives readers a rare glimpse into the lives of exiles and wanderers in her short story collection

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Published on Thursday, December 5, 2013

Susan Lowell will teach a six-week t'ai chi class in January and February of 2014. The class is designed for people who want to participate in a gentle and relaxing form of movement.

If you're interested, please join us for an informal information and sign-up session on Monday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. Please note that participants are required to sign an insurance waiver to take the six-week class.

Please email with questions.

Photo of people doing t'ai chi

Published on Wednesday, December 4, 2013

AnnalieseThe Georgetown Neighborhood Library congratulates Anneliese, the first National Novel Writing Month participant and DC Public Library NaNoWriMo registrant to return to our branch with her project completed -- that is, with a finished novel of at least 50,000 words.

Holiday Coffee Sleeves

Published on Monday, December 2, 2013

Add some holiday cheer to your coffee cup!

Teens ages 12-19 are invited to decorate cardboard coffee sleeves on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 3:30 p.m.

 The event is free and the library will provide materials. However, participants who wish to decorate more than one coffee sleeve are encouraged to bring extras (see photo).

Photo of carboard coffee sleeves