Georgetown
Neighborhood Library

Celebrating Bloomsday - Marathon Reading of Joyce's ULYSSES

June 9th - June 16th, 2014

The Georgetown Library will host a marathon reading of James Joyce's ULYSSES.  Considered by many to be the greatest novel of all time, ULYSSES will be read aloud in its entirety at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library beginning June 9 and continuing through June 16, 2014. Herb Guggenheim, local poet and author, will facilitate the event.

Baby Penguins Everywhere!

Author Melissa Guion stopped by Georgetown Neighborhood Library to sign her book Baby Penguins Everywhere and added a few extra penguins to our copy! Perched on the title page, three adorable baby penguins now reside exclusively at Georgetown Neighborhood Library.  

Bike for a Book at Georgetown

Bike to Work Day is May 16.On your way in to or out from work come into the Georgetown Neighborhood Library and get a free book to keep.  We’ll have a selection of donated good reads looking for a home and some refreshments to keep you going.Just visit the first floor information desk, show us your bike helmet and get a book to take home - no library fees attached!

Older Americans Month

May Film Series

We will screen four films in honor of Older Americans Month this May. All films begin at 6 p.m. in the large lower-level meeting room. Please contact megan.mcnitt@dc.gov for information and details about the selected titles. Films will be shown on the following dates:

Poets on the Fringe Celebrate

National Poetry Month at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library

If you love contemporary poetry, then come listen to the Poets on the Fringe, a group of local poets who celebrate National Poetry Month by reading their poems at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library.

Epic Origami Yoda Trivia Showdown

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.

A Librarian Bakes - Rosemary Chocolate Chip Cookies (They’re Vegan Too!)

Welcome to A Librarian Bakes! This blog series will celebrate

'The Lowland'

Georgetown Book Club's May Selection

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

A Japanese Cultural Presentation for kids

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

Eggstravaganza!

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! 

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