Georgetown
Neighborhood Library

Writing Workshop

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library presents a Writing Workshop by Ginger Ingalls on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Georgetown Book Club: 'The Marriage Plot'

We'll be taking December off from our discussions, but that doesn't mean we won't be reading!

Friends of the Georgetown Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Georgetown Library proudly present their Fall Book Sale on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Graphic Novel Book Club!

Come join us at the Georgetown Library on Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. for a discussion of the graphic novel Britten and Brulightly by Hannah Berry.

Freegal Drop-In Workshop

Free and Legal Music Downloads

Want to download your favorite songs without violating copyright? DCPL can help.Drop by our Freegal Workshop on Saturday, Dec. 8 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Bring your iPod or other MP3 player and your library card.We will show you, one-on-one, how to download songs from Freegal on the DC Public Library website.

Georgetown Library Celebrates Fall

Georgetown Library recently ushered in the fall season with Fall Fest.Participants enjoyed stories and songs like the The Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything and Pumpkin Heads. Afterward, there was pumpkin decorating, Halloween Twister, a gravestone craft station based on Edgar Lee Master’s Spoon River Anthology, and a Headless Horseman photo board that is still up in the Children’s Room. There were some stunning gymnastics on the Halloween character twister and some handsome pumpkins that emerged from the decorating room.Check out more photos from the event below.

Come Write-in at Georgetown

It's National Novel Writing Month once again -- that time of year when professional and aspiring writers challenge themselves to write a 50,000 word novel in one month! 

November Film Series

Shameless Bardolatry: Shakespeare on Film

George Bernard Shaw coined the term bardolatry to describe the wide-spread adoration of Shakespeare. This month, join us as we take pleasure in four of Shakespeare's magnificent works of comedy & drama.All screenings will take place on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. in the large lower level meeting room. The films are free and open to the public.

The Color of a Good Read

The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett takes place in a magical universe, on top a turtle with se

Paper Fun Club: Holiday Garlands

Come join the fun! The Paper Fun Club will make simple garlands for the holidays.The event is free, and all ages and all skill levels are welcome.The library will provide the materials.See you on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m.

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