Neighborhood Library

Published on Friday, September 9, 2011

The Georgetown Library will open on time on Saturday, Sept. 10.  

Published on Thursday, September 8, 2011

Please join us on Thursday, September 15, from 2- 5 p.m. for library card sign-ups, prizes, crafts and more. We’ll kick off with Music Time for the infants and toddlers.  Enjoy movies of your favorite back-to-school books, and help make our “Best School Year Ever!” banner. Sign up for a library card, and meet our library staff for refreshments throughout the afternoon.

2 p.m. Music Time for infants and toddlers

3:30 p.m. Welcome back to school/Welcome back to the library! movies

4:30 p.m. “Best School Year Ever” banner

Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2011

We are eager to help start your new school year right. We offer:

  • Story Times
  • Library orientation
  • Educator card for you
  • And more

Just ask, and we’ll see what we can do!

Teacher with students at desks

Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2011

photo of books with a green appleDon’t forget to pick up your prizes for all that good summer reading you did! All this month we’re giving you prizes as you return to school.

Our story time schedule will end September 10 and resume September 25.  We look forward to bringing you our new fall line-up.

Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Movie ticketLooking for something to do after school?

Stop by the Georgetown Public Library to catch a movie.                    

Teen Movie Series every Thursday at 4 p.m.


Published on Thursday, August 25, 2011

Batman cover

Published on Thursday, July 7, 2011

Want to join a book club?  Summer is the perfect time! We'll be reading two recent books by first-time novelists in the upcoming weeks. 

Published on Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Georgetown Library has an iTunes gift card,
That could be won by you!

If you want a chance to win that iTunes gift card all you have to do is:

a)    Submit your poem to the Georgetown Neighborhood Library via e-mail or Facebook
b)    Make sure that the poem is better than the one above
c)    Be a teenager

The contest runs until August 5.

The winner will be announced on August 8, and the winning poem will be published on the Georgetown Library’s Facebook page and on the DC Public Library’s website.

Published on Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Want to get a workout while having fun?  Now you can!

Zumba image

Georgetown Neighborhood Library and the Glover Park Washington Sports Club are proud to present this one-of-a-kind fitness opportunity.  For those who are unfamiliar, Zumba is a type of exercise that infuses world music and dance.  This class will be taught by one of Washington Sports Club’s experienced trainers.

Where? Georgetown Neighborhood Library
When? Thursday, June 30, at 7 p.m.
How Much? Free!


Published on Friday, May 20, 2011

Philip Roth just won the Nemesis book cover2011 Man Booker International Prize, and our book club will be having a timely discussion of his latest novel, Nemesis, on Thursday, June 16, at 7:30 p.m. 

Nemesis tells the World War II-era story of Bucky, a young man who cannot fight alongside his peers because of his poor eyesight.  When a crippling polio epidemic hits his New Jersey town, he wages a private war against the disease that takes on overtones of his country's struggle.