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Program will be at 3 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Ruth and the Green BookThe program originally scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow (Wednesday, July 25), will be at 3 p.m. Please join us then.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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The program features Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Ramsey, the story of a young African American girl named Ruth and the racial discrimination that she and her family experienced during their road trip from Chicago to rural Alabama.

Published on Monday, July 23, 2012

nano logoWork on your novel or other writing project, meet other local writers, and enjoy refreshments at the Georgetown Library!  We will be holding write-ins every Tuesday in August from 6-9 p.m. in the lower level conference room. 

These write-ins are held as part of Camp Nanowrimo, but you don't need to be committed to writing an entire novel in a month to join us!  All current and aspiring writers of any genre or form are welcome to join our write-ins, which will provide a quiet, productive and encouraging atmosphere in which to write, edit, or brainstorm.

August Film Series

Published on Monday, July 23, 2012

Join us for adaptations of 18-century classics that feature your favorite stars! All movies will air at 6 p.m. (on Tuesdays) in the lower-level meeting room.

Sense and SensibilityAug. 7 -- Jane Eyre (2011)

Published on Monday, July 16, 2012

Photo of the cover of "Grand Avenues"The Georgetown Non-Fiction Book Club will meet on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. to discuss Grand Avenues: The Story of the French Visionary Who Designed Washington, D.C. by Scott W. Berg.

Grand Avenues is about Pierre Charles L'Enfant's life, his infamous ego, and the challenges he faced when planning D.C.

Favorite Food Movies

Published on Tuesday, July 10, 2012

July 10 - Big Night
United States, 1996, 109 minutes, Rated R
A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business.

July 17 - Chocolat
France, 2001, 121 minutes, Rated PG-13
A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village and shake up the rigid morality of the community in the process.

Published on Tuesday, July 10, 2012

We have an array of materials to help you enjoy summer. You'll find books on grilling, entertaining, hiking, tennis and more in the west room on the first floor. All materials are available for check-out!

Published on Monday, June 25, 2012
What is matter?

How are crystals made?

Can raisins and popcorn dance?

Science in the SummerYour children can find out answers to these questions and more with Science in the Summer, a fun and FREE science education program that is starting next week at Georgetown and is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline.  We're excited to offer this program, which helps elementary-school children "grow into science" and explore the exciting world of chemistry.

Level 1 classes are for children entering grades 2-3; Level 2 classes are for children in grades 4-6.

Published on Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Do you miss having someone tell you what you should be reading during the summer months? Join the Georgetown Book Club in reading and discussing these great, lighter titles!  All readers are welcome.

Published on Friday, June 15, 2012

Cover of "The Psychopath Test"The Non-Fiction Book Club will meet on Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m. to discuss The Psychopath Test : a Journey through the Madness Industry by Jon Ronson.

Ronson, a journalist, discovers the nature of psycopathy with psychiatrists and other experts while he develops questions about the test itself.


June Workshop

Published on Monday, June 11, 2012

Picture of an origami catCome join us for origami at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library!

On Saturday, June 30 at 10:30 a.m., patrons of all ages and skill levels will learn how to make simple paper cats.

The library will provide the materials.