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.
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.
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.
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.
Join us for Teen Trivia and a Movie.
In August, we will be reading Divergentby Veronica Roth and watching the film! We will have a short trivia competition with prizes and enjoy pizza, refreshments and the film.
Earlier this month, an epic battle of wits took place at the Georgetown Library. In a trivia showdown, contestants tested their knowledge of all things Star Wars and Origami Yoda to see who would be the ultimate master.
As children in India in the 1960s, brothers Udayan and Subhash Mitra are close and spend their days exploring their neighborhood in Calcutta and sharing adventures. However, as they come of age, Udayan develops a commitment to radical politics that Subhash does not share.
Japan-In-A-Suitcase is a fun and interactive cultural presentation about Japan for 6- to 12-year-olds.It will be held in the Georgetown Meeting Room on April 22 at 4 p.m. This program is presented by the National Association of Japan-America Society.
Join us for our annual Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 12 at 10:30 a.m. This eggstra special story time will include songs, snacks and crafts featuring eggs and bunnies. Fun for ages 3-8. Come hop into spring with us!
Celebrate spring and enjoy the festivities of the annual Book Hill French Market ... and visit the library! We have planned two days of special programs in cooperation with the Alliance Française of Washington. The activities of the French Market Fête will held at the library on Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th.
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"Poetry is BOSS.""Poetry is boring.""Poetry is...surprising?"It's complicated. So over. The best thing since prose. Everybody's got a different idea about poetry: what it 'means', whether it's 'good'. And for one month each year, we set aside some time to tackle this most difficult, yet potentially rewarding of subjects.