Expand your knowledge of contemporary fiction and brush up on current events with the Best Books of 2012. A shelf with the Best Books of 2012 is now in the Sight & Sound room (first floor, west wing). Discover what The Washington Post, the New York Times, and GoodReads recommend. Happy reading!The Washington Post(fiction)
Celebrate Valentine's Day with the Paper Craft Club!On Thursday, Feb. 14, starting at 7 p.m., we will make simple heart decorations from pieces of paper. All materials are provided and registration is not required.We welcome all ages and skill levels. Light refreshments will be served.
The Georgetown Library Recovery & Restoration Donor Appreciation Wall has arrived!Many thanks to those who contributed generously to support the restoration and reopening of the library after the devastating fire of April 30, 2007. We hope you have had a chance to visit the beautifully restored library and take advantage of all the services we have to offer.
MIT-educated Michael J. Saylor’s The Mobile Wave – How Mobile Intelligence Will Change Everything, presents the impact of mobile intelligence – the fifth wave of computer technology, and what sweeping changes this will bring into our lives. Like the Agricultural Revolution that transformed humanity from nomadic groups of hunter-gatherers into city dwellers, creating a foundation for the great city-states, and like the Industrial Revolution that ushered in the modern mechanized economies we see today, the Mobile Revolution will be the tipping point technology that will launch us from the present Information Revolution to all things mobile.
“Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.”-- Nicole Krauss, The History of Love Need a literary take on love to counterbalance the cheesy Valentines Day merchandise that is (already!) filling the stores?
Take the time to learn more about African-American history in February. We will show four films that explore black history. Of these films, two are based on real historical events. The other two films are drawn from works of literature.All films are shown in the large lower-level conference room. The screenings are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required.