The book is an fun and delightful read, which takes you on a Saturday journey in post-WWII New York City (1941) with four sophisticated and adventurous children.Each character brings his/her own lively personality, and the children meet interesting characters on their separate Saturday journeys.The book will have you smiling and maybe a little nostalgic.
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!
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.
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.
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
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.
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.