Neighborhood Library

We Need Your Help, Summer Readers

We want our Summer Reading Wall of Fame to burst at the seams. We need more pots! Bring in those reading logs so we can put up a flower pot with your name on it. Only eight hours of reading and then you can be displayed proudly on our bulletin board. Young readers in the Read With Me program get a pot and a green plant.

End-of-Summer Bracelets

Crafts for Teens

Turn the last days of summer into a cool friendship bracelet for yourself or a friend! Learn how to make simple, colorful knotted bracelets. All materials provided by the library.Wed., Aug. 21, 1 p.m.--2:30 p.m.Ages 12 & upFree

African Voices

August Film Series

Watch four compelling stories about Africa. Some of the films are based on actual events. The screenings are free and all movies begin at 6 p.m.

Learn Composting Basics!

Are you a current or aspiring gardener? Interested in repurposing your food waste? Heard of composting and wondering what it is and how it works?

Something Stinky in The Nation's Capitol...

Massive crowds flocked to the Botanical Garden this week for an event that tends to happen only once every decade.

'Snow-Storm in August'

Georgetown Book Club's August Selection

In November 1829, newly freed former slave Beverly Snow and his wife, Julia, migrated from Lynchburg, Va. to the nation's capital -- then still called Washington City -- so that Snow could pursue his goal of setting up his own restaurant.

Georgetown Book Club: What Should We Read?

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Lyric Workshop - Examining the Truths of Today's Radio Artist

Beneath the Surface - Teen Summer Reading

Calling all aspiring singers, songwriters, and hip hop artists! Come join us on Tuesday, July 30 at 5:30 p.m. for a Lyric Workshop! Explore the backgrounds of popular artists and singers. How do they talk about their lives in their music? What do you admire about them -- is it their sound, their look, or their lifestyle? Spoken word poet Candica Iloh will teach you how to turn your ideas into lyrics.

Reading Club

DC Public Library and Glover Park Village are teaming up! Call the shots and create a reading club that’s your club!Join us for a meet-and-greet session on Wednesday, July 10 at 11 a.m. to decide what genres and authors you would like to discuss. We're meeting at:Guy Mason Recreation Center 600 Calvert St. NW