Georgetown
Neighborhood Library

Georgetown's Parent Teacher Collection

Attention all parents, teachers and caregivers: Georgetown has added a Parent Teacher Collection located on the Lower Level.Browse our growing collection of parenting books and DVDs that offer advice, humor, sleeping solutions and much more!

Georgetown Nonfiction Book Club

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library invites you to our new Nonfiction Book Club. Yes, it's nonfiction, but we promise you will not be bored.

Wednesday Downloadable Media Clinics

We know that downloading library e-books and audiobooks can be confusing, even for the tech-savvy among us. That is why we offer personalized assistance on a drop-in basis every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. Need help checking out digital materials, downloading them, registering your library account or transferring library media to your e-book reader or MP3 player? Stop by the second floor conference room at lunchtime on Wednesday, and we'll get you sorted out.  Bring your device and your library card number with you. 

Book Clubs on Meetup.com

Having trouble keeping track of our various book clubs?  Subscribe to the Meetup pages for our Book Club and our Graphic Novel Club, and you'll never miss out on news of an upcoming meeting.  

Thanksgiving Story Time Event

What are you thankful for?Come share thanks with the Georgetown Public Library during our Thanksgiving story time!The program will include storytelling, crafts, refreshments, and a movie.When: Tuesday, November 22Where: Georgetown Public Library, Children's RoomTime: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Georgetown Library Book Sale

Saturday, November 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The famous Georgetown Library Book Sale will be held on Saturday, November 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Next Book Club Meeting November 17

Join the Georgetown Book Club at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17 to discuss Anatomy of a Disappearance, a novel by Libyan author Hisham Matar. This novel is a companion to Matar’s debut, In the Country of Men, which was shortlisted for a Man Booker Prize. If you need a copy of the book, stop by the reference desk on the 2nd floor.  Questions?  E-mail Maria.Rosensweig@dc.gov

Agatha Christie, Queen of Mystery

Have you enjoyed Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple on TV but never read the originals?  Or did you read them so long ago that you've forgotten who murdered Roger Ackroyd?  We have fresh, new copies of many Christie classics.  Check them out and when you have read them all, browse our Read-a-Likes or ask the librarians for recommendations.  

Meditation Month at the Library

The Georgetown Library presents a three-part meditation course “Meditation for Inner and Outer Peace.”  The 90-minute interactive classes are conducted by Science of Spirituality, an international, multi-faith organization dedicated to love, unity and peace. The classes take place in the library’s large meeting room on Saturdays: October 8, 15, and 22 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.  The sessions are cumulative, and attending all three is highly recommended.  All sessions are free and open to the public.

Banned Book Read Out

Celebrate the freedom to read at the Georgetown Library on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m.  Actors from The Georgetown Theatre Company will read banned works from authors such as Aldous Huxley, Oscar Wilde, Percy Shelley and even our venerated Shakespeare. 

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