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Giggle Picks from Mrs. Jess

Joey Pigza is constantly wired. He is so wired that he cannot sit still in class at all.

Story Ideas From The Georgetown Young Writers Group

The Young Writers Group at Georgetown Library has been busy scribbling during the winter months. In March, we came up with some very interesting story ideas using picture dice. These dice have symbols on all sides. The writers rolled three dice and then came up with some story ideas based on combining the three pictures.

The Eggstravaganza Returns!

Spring Story Time and Egg Decorating

It's that time of year again: Spring has sprung and it's time to celebrate.Please join us on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. for a Springy Story Time, and decorate and stuff a few plastic eggs for your own treat.

Bon Cinéma : Films of France

April Film Series

What could be lovelier than Paris in spring? Join us this month for a healthy dose of escape with our April Film Series, Bon Cinéma, a celebration of French film. We will screen five contemporary films. The selections are spoken in French and subtitled in English.All movies are FREE and they begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the large lower-level meeting room.

Welcome Back to Wonderland

In Splintered by A. G. Howard, Alyssa must travel back to Wonderland in order to right all the wrongs that her great-great-great-grandmother, Alice, created while traveling down the rabbit hole.

Graphic Novel Book Club

Join us on Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. for a discussion of the graphic novel adaptation of the Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini. Follow along as the novel details a childhood friendship during the final days of Taliban rule.

Too Busy for a Book Club?

Join us on Goodreads.com

We frequently hear from customers that would love to join a book club but are simply too busy. Or maybe they cannot find a book club with a meeting time that matches their schedule. That is why DCPL has an online book club, where you can discuss books whenever you have the time, from your computer or smartphone.  

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

Georgetown Library Goes Indonesian For a Night

“Selamat Siang, Apa Kabar?”These are a few of the phrases that participants learned at Georgetown’s recent Indonesian Culture and Folktales event. But there was much more to learn than just how to say "Good Afternoon" and "How Are You."On display were batik fabrics, statues, and coconut carvings from Bali, Indonesia. The kids even got a chance to handle wayang kulit, shadow puppets that have been used for at least 800 years in Indonesia.

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