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Published on Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Lorax with trufulla Celebrate all things Seuss and the love of reading with stories and crafts.

Tuesday, March 20, at 3:30 p.m.

An Opera Lecture/Demonstration for All Ages

Published on Monday, March 12, 2012

Madame Evanti dressed as Rosina in Barber of SevilleLearn about two exceptional black women of D.C., Mary Cardwell Dawson and Madame Lillian Evanti, who made history and international news, in crossing a barrier of footlights in the opera world.

The program will include musical selections from Verdi's La Traviata and Aida, performed by Washington National Opera artists, and will highlight Washington, D.C., cultural history and local historic African-American accomplishment in opera.

All ages.

Wednesday, March 21, at 4 p.m.

Published on Monday, March 12, 2012

Photograph of six teenagersAll and any teens who want to talk about teen issues with other teens are invited to our Teen Club. 

We will meet after school (4 p.m.) in the YA area upstairs.  The Teen Club is an informal group for ages 14 and up.

Published on Saturday, March 10, 2012

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and the Georgetown Library is celebrating with “Miss Ella’s Playhouse,” a jazzy story time, Tuesday, April 10, at 3:30 p.m.

Published on Thursday, March 8, 2012

The Graphic Novel club will meet on Tuesday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m.

We will continue our discussion of American Born Chinese and Houdini: the Handcuff King.

See you soon!

"People of the Book"

Published on Saturday, March 3, 2012

Join the Georgetown Book Club on Thursday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss Geraldine Brook's historical novel, People of the Book.
From the book's description: In 1996, Hanna Heath, a young Australian book conservator is called to analyze the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, a priceless six-hundred-year-old Jewish prayer book that has been salvaged from a destroyed Bosnian library. When Hanna discovers a series of artifacts in the centuries' old book, she unwittingly exposes an international cover up.
Join us to discuss this exciting title! Questions or suggestions can be sent to Maria.Rosensweig@dc.gov.

Published on Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Books now take many forms.  Explore some of the more current versions at the Georgetown Library on Saturday, March 10.  From 10 a.m. to noon, we will host an "e-reader petting zoo" and provide help with downloading library e-books or audio books to your e-reader or other portable device. 

Bring your device and your library card number with you.  Also, bring your laptop if you need help downloading onto a dedicated e-reader such as a Kindle, Nook or an mp3 player that is not also a smart phone.

Published on Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The Georgetown Library will host a Read-In "Seuss-a-thon" on Saturday, March 10, beginning with a story time at 10:30 a.m. Families are invited to share their favorite Dr. Seuss (or other) book. Readings, crafts and refreshments will take place throughout the day.

This event is for Dr. Seuss fans of all ages!

Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The Graphic Novel club will meet on Tuesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m.  We will talk about American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang and Houdini: the Handcuff King by Jason Lutes & Nick Bertozzi.  Extra copies of both items are available for check-out.  You may pick them up at the library near the circulation desk.  See you soon!

The Sandman Vols. 6 & 7

Published on Monday, February 13, 2012

The Georgetown Library's Graphic Novel Club will meet on Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m. We will discuss the 6th and 7th volumes from the Sandman series by Neil Gaiman. Copies of both items -- Fables and Reflections (Vol. 6) and Brief Lives (Vol. 7) -- are available for check out at the library near the circulation desk. See you there!

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