Join Scott Einberger of the National Park Service for a free walking tour of African-American History sites in Georgetown, which was home to a vibrant African-American neighborhood during the 1800s.The tour, held Saturday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m., is free and it concludes with a visit to the Peabody Room on the third floor of our library.
Beginning in March, learn how to knit socks at the Georgetown library. Instructor Mike Price will lead you through the process of knitting one sock. You must have experience with knitting, purling, casting on, and binding off in order to take this four-week class. Experience with the use of circular needles is also highly suggested.
This past month, the Kids Writer's Group of Georgetown Library perused some fortune cookies for inspiration. Using a fortune for the first line or inspiration of their story, a couple of the writer's have submitted their work for perusal.
Follow along as Dorothy travels the land of Oz in search of the Wizard that she hopes will send her home to Kansas. Along the way, she makes some pretty spectacular and unusual friends.Come have some pizza and soda as we discuss this timeless graphic novel.
Don't forget to come and join the Graphic Novel Book Club on Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. for a discussion of the book,Are You My Mother?, by Alison Bechdel. There are still plenty of copies at the book clubs display on the first floor of the library.
Do you like to knit but find yourself getting tired of knitting pot holders and bland scarves? Are you getting tired of simple rectangular knits?Be on the lookout for a totally free sock knitting class at the Georgetown Library starting in March. There will be two four-week sessions.Check back very soon for more details!