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Science and Fun in the Summer

What is matter?How are crystals made?Can raisins and popcorn dance?

Summer Reading for the Rest of Us

Do you miss having someone tell you what you should be reading during the summer months? Join the Georgetown Book Club in reading and discussing these great, lighter titles!  All readers are welcome.Thursday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Non-Fiction Book Club: 'Psycopath Test'

The Non-Fiction Book Club will meet on Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m. to discuss The Psychopath Test : a Journey through the Madness Industry by Jon Ronson.

Family Origami Club

June Workshop

Come join us for origami at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library!On Saturday, June 30 at 10:30 a.m., patrons of all ages and skill levels will learn how to make simple paper cats.The library will provide the materials.

Non-Fiction Book Club: 'In the Heart of the Sea'

The Non-Fiction Book Club will discuss In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick. The club will meet on Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m.

Slow Down With Our Meditation Workshop

Long summer days remind us to slow down and look at the world around us.  What better time to also look within? On Tuesday, June 12 at 7 p.m., Karin Silverman of Science of Spirituality will present a workshop on Meditation for Healthy Living at the Georgetown Library. 

Step Afrika! Reads

Story Time and Mini Dance Workshop for All Ages

Step Afrika! Reads promotes reading and literacy skills with a special story time, then invites kids to get up on their feet to participate in a mini workshop with the artists from Step Afrika!'s newest production, nxt/step at several of our library locations.Each year, Step Afrika!

Meditation for Everyday Living

Seeking Serenity? Please join us for a workshop on Meditation for Everyday Living presented by William Smith of Science of Spirituality. The program will take place on Tuesday, May 15 at 7 pm in the lower level of the Georgetown Library.

Welcome to Georgetown, George!

Thursday Evening Author Talks in May

This May marks the 200th anniversary of the arrival 17-year-old George Peabody's in Georgetown with his older uncle and their establishment of a dry goods store on Bridge Street, today's M Street. Over the decades, Mr. Peabody became a multi-millionaire and in 1867 donated $15,000 to establish a library in Georgetown. We will celebrate the anniversary and the return of his fully restored portrait -- damaged in the 2007 Georgetown Library fire -- with an author talk every Thursday in May, 6:30 p.m., Georgetown Library. The authors scheduled are:

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