Follow along as Dorothy travels the land of Oz in search of the Wizard that she hopes will send her home to Kansas. Along the way, she makes some pretty spectacular and unusual friends.Come have some pizza and soda as we discuss this timeless graphic novel.
Don't forget to come and join the Graphic Novel Book Club on Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. for a discussion of the book,Are You My Mother?, by Alison Bechdel. There are still plenty of copies at the book clubs display on the first floor of the library.
Do you like to knit but find yourself getting tired of knitting pot holders and bland scarves? Are you getting tired of simple rectangular knits?Be on the lookout for a totally free sock knitting class at the Georgetown Library starting in March. There will be two four-week sessions.Check back very soon for more details!
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.