Neighborhood Library

Spotlight on New Teen Reads: "Pointe" by Brandy Colbert

Pointe by Brandy Colbert

Theo 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

Maker Camp Fun

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!

English Conversation Classes

Mondays & Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 12 noon

If 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.

Dog Days of Summer Reading

The summer may be heating up, but there's still plenty of time to participate in DC Public Library's Adult Summer Reading program, Literary Elements!

Monthly Poetry Readings - First Thursday at 7:00 pm

Open Mic to Follow Featured Poets

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library continues to present established and emerging local poets in our monthly poetry reading series held on the first Thursday of every month.  We are proud to bring you Pamela Murray Winters and Nancy Naomi Carlson on Thursday August 7, 2014 at 7 p.m.

Encounters with Wildlife near the library

 There are many reason to come to the Georgetown Library. We have fantastic programming, lots of books and it is a great place to study, hang out or spend time with your family.

Science Lab at the Cinema

Science Experiments and Movies for Kids

Have you ever wanted to have ice powers or move objects without touching them? Starting on Friday July 11, join us every Friday at 3 p.m.

Let's Get Growing!

Gardening with UDC

Let's Get Growing is a comprehensive overview for beginning or novice gardeners who t want to learn more. The topics we’ll cover are useful in both new and already established gardens, including: garden planning, vegetable families, soils, fertilizers, pests and pathogens. The class will be taught by Mary Farrah, an Extension Agent for the Urban Gardening & Forestry Outreach program at the University of the District of Columbia.

Wellness Weekend

A two-day event

It's Wellness Weekend. Join us for two days of wellness at the library. We will have speakers, activities, and informational tables to lead a healthy lifestyle and feel like a whole person. All events are free. Please contact for additional information.Here's a line-up of the events...Saturday, July 19:

Marshmallow Catapults Boldly Tossing Out New Ideas

A series of bold engineers tested their creations last week at the Georgetown Library. These young innovators built their own catapults using the Scientific Method, to test how far they could fling a marshmallow. To start we made a hypothesis about which catapult designs and materials would send the marshmallow the farthest. Afterward, the young scientists gathered materials from our table including marshmallows, clothes pins, tape and other items to construct their items. Some teams decided to make their own catapults while others decided to use one of the designs we already had.