Neighborhood Library

Weekly NaNoWriMo Writing Sessions

Published on Tuesday, November 12, 2013
National Novel Writing Month Come Write In!

Are you taking part in National Novel Writing Month this November? Looking for a quiet, encouraging space to write your novel?

Published on Wednesday, November 6, 2013
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Published on Friday, November 1, 2013
lion costume
Halloween has been creeping into the Georgetown Library.

A Muslim Journeys Talk

Published on Wednesday, October 30, 2013
The Conference of the Birds Daniel Madigan

Georgetown Book Club's November Selection

Published on Saturday, October 26, 2013

Tenth of DecemberOn Jan. 3, 2013, The New York Times ran the story "George Saunders Has Written the Best Book You'll Read All Year" about Saunders' new short story collection, Tenth of December. In her Jan.

Published on Friday, October 25, 2013

Cover of the Lunch Lady and the Author Visit VendettaDo you like comics, graphic novels, superheroes, or adventures? Do you often wonder who else likes these eye-catching stories? Then you would be just right for our Kids Graphic Novel Book Club.

Our entire purpose will be to laugh over the funny parts of books, point out things we liked and didn't like, and have fun with other people who like comics as well. Every month, we'll read a different graphic novel, enjoy it with a snack related to the story and interactive activities.

Recommended for ages 7-10.   

November Film Series

Published on Monday, October 21, 2013

The November Film Series takes us to the city by the bay. The featured films are set in San Francisco. Two films in particular - The Joy Luck Club and Milk - pay homage to the city's culture and history. Simply enjoy the scenery or read about San Francisco life in Armistead Maupin's quintessential Tales of the City.

All screenings are free and begin at 6 p.m. in the large lower-level meeting room.

Published on Friday, October 18, 2013

Please join us on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 1:30 p.m. in the Peabody Room (third floor) as author Tim Krepp discusses his latest book, Ghosts of Georgetown.

The book is a lively look at the many hauntings that have taken place (and continue to do so!) in historic Georgetown.

Published on Friday, October 18, 2013
NOTE: This event has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Azerbaijan girls

As part of the Muslim Journeys project, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library partners with the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to celebrate the customs and culture of the beautiful country of Azerbaijan.  

There will be a short PowerPoint presentation. On Saturday, Oct. 26 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., learn about the Azerbaijan tea ceremony, the country's music, national dress and food.

Learn more about Georgetown!

Published on Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Photograph of Oak Hill Cemetery

Dr. Ruth Trocolli will discuss the archaeology of cemeteries (including those in Georgetown). Dr. Trocolli is the City Archaeologist for the District of Columbia.

Please join us on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. for a presentation with artifacts.

Free and open to the public.