Sponsored by the Friends of the Georgetown Library
The Friends of the Georgetown Library proudly present their Spring Book Sale at the Georgetown Library (corner of Wisconsin and R. St. NW) on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the downstairs meeting room. Special features will include a large selection of children's books, fiction, non-fiction, history and rare books. In addition, there will be lots of DVDs and CDs as well as foreign language books. Of particular interest, there will be a collection of renowned artist Robin Hill's rare books on Australian natural history and exploration.
April is Jazz Appreciation month and to celebrate the Georgetown Children's Room is highlighting "Jazz Baby" by Lisa Wheeler. This book is perfect for preschoolers and kindergartners, it offers an array of rhythms and rhyming and offers a great way to interact with your child through repetition.
Come join the fun! Origami lovers and the just plain curious are invited to our May workshop on Thursday, May 10th at 7 p.m. We will make origami boxes. These little boxes are the perfect size for candies and other trinkets (like a May basket). The library will provide the materials. Also, all ages and all skill levels are welcome. Registration is not required, but you may direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have an extensive collection of green advice books on display at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. These how-to books offer instructions on everything from reducing your carbon footprint to hosting an environmentally-friendly wedding. The display is on the first floor near the circulation desk.
Fans of modern fairy tales have something to look forward to! We will meet on Tuesday, April 17th at 6:30 p.m. Our selection is Fables (Vol. 1) by Bill Willingham. Extra copies are available for check-out at the library near the circulation desk.
The Non-Fiction Book Club will discuss Patti Smith's memoir Just Kids on Thursday, April 26th at 7pm. This work won the National Book Award. Extra copies are available for check-out at the library near the circulation desk.
We keep hearing that we must read Salman Rushdie's Booker Prize-winning masterwork Midnight's Children, but it is really long! And complex! So we are going to do something we've never done before in the three-year history of the Georgetown Book Club...