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May Workshop

Published on Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Come join the fun! Origami lovers and the just plain curious are invited to our May workshop on Thursday, May 10th at 7 p.m. We will make origami boxes. These little boxes are the perfect size for candies and other trinkets (like a May basket). The library will provide the materials. Also, all ages and all skill levels are welcome. Registration is not required, but you may direct any questions to
Picture of an origami box

Check out our titles

Published on Wednesday, April 4, 2012

We have an extensive collection of green advice books on display at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. These how-to books offer instructions on everything from reducing your carbon footprint to hosting an environmentally-friendly wedding. The display is on the first floor near the circulation desk.
Stoplight on green with a signal for bicyclists to "go."

Published on Monday, March 26, 2012

In anticipation of the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ riveting Hunger Games trilogy, the DC Public Library is partnering wi
You too can help end child hunger!

In celebration of the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ riveting Hunger Games trilogy, DC Public Library is partnering with area food banks to call attention to child hunger in the District.
Georgetown Library Hosts a Hunger Action Station
*Bring low sodium canned and whole grain dry food items to be donated to Martha’s Table*

Fables, Vol. 1

Published on Friday, March 23, 2012

Fans of modern fairy tales have something to look forward to! We will meet on Tuesday, April 17th at 6:30 p.m. Our selection is Fables (Vol. 1) by Bill Willingham. Extra copies are available for check-out at the library near the circulation desk.
Cover of Fables

"Just Kids"

Published on Friday, March 23, 2012

The Non-Fiction Book CBook jacket of "Just Kids"lub will discuss Patti Smith's memoir Just Kids on Thursday, April 26th at 7pm. This work won the National Book Award. Extra copies are available for check-out at the library near the circulation desk.

Published on Saturday, March 17, 2012

Six decorated eggsPlease join us Saturday, April 7, at 10:30 a.m. for a springy story time, sweets and springtime crafts.

Cherry Blossoms

Published on Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Branch of cherry blossoms.Nature lovers delight! We will make origami cherry blossom branches on Thursday, April 5th at 7 p.m. All materials provided. This family-friendly event is open to all ages.

Published on Tuesday, March 13, 2012

We keep hearing that we must read Salman Rushdie's Booker Prize-winning masterwork Midnight's Children, but it is really long! And complex! So we are going to do somethinbook cover g we've never done before in the three-year history of the Georgetown Book Club... spread a book out over two months.

April 19 at 7:30 p.m.
At this first meeting we will discuss roughly the first half of the novel, from the beginning through the chapter titled "Alpha and Omega." Feel free to read more, but no discussing the ending until May!

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.