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.
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.
Join the Georgetown Library Book Club and DC Reads Thursday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss The Other Wes Moore, Rhodes Scholar Wes Moore's real-life story of two kids with the same name growing up in the same decaying city.
The fall program schedule will begin the week of September 25th as follows: Baby Time for Infants and Toddlers Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Story Time for 3- to 5-year-olds Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. Music TimeThursdays at 2 p.m.
Please join us on Thursday, September 15, from 2- 5 p.m. for library card sign-ups, prizes, crafts and more. We’ll kick off with Music Time for the infants and toddlers. Enjoy movies of your favorite back-to-school books, and help make our “Best School Year Ever!” banner. Sign up for a library card, and meet our library staff for refreshments throughout the afternoon.2 p.m. Music Time for infants and toddlers3:30 p.m. Welcome back to school/Welcome back to the library! movies4:30 p.m. “Best School Year Ever” banner