Despite some rain-related delivery delays, rest assured that your Georgetown staff is working hard to make sure that our library is as fabulous as possible when it opens on October 18. We are particularly excited about all the new copies of classic materials that are coming in by the truckload. Any gaps that existed in our interim collection should be filled in by t
Want to get the latest news on our progress setting up the new Georgetown Library? Check out our new Facebook page, DC Public Library Georgetown Branch, where we will post pictures and updates as they happen.
The Georgetown Interim Library is closed. The NEW Georgetown Library at 3260 R Street, N.W. opens Monday, Oct. 18. Holds can be picked up at Palisades Neighborhood Library located at 4901 V Street, N.W.Don't forget to mark your calendars for the Grand Opening Party on Sat., October 23 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fun programs, entertainment, prizes and more!
If you've passed by Wisconsin and R in the last few weeks, you've probably noticed that the Georgetown Library is nearing completion. Though we don't have an exact date yet for our move, we've started getting ready to shift all of our materials up the hill. Since we won't be able to take many back issues of magazines and newspapers with us, we're giving them away to you! By the door to the interim, we've got boxes full of newspapers like The New York Times and the Georgetowner, and magazines from A to Z such as Smithsonian, Vanity Fair,
Join us Tuesday, August 3 at 4 p.m. to make beaded suncatcher ornaments in silver, gold, and other colors as well! Afterward, check out some of our books on beading. This program is intended for teens, but older children (9+) who are interested may attend as well.
Discover interesting facts about live animals and aquantic creatures. You could meet Sally, a 5-foot long iguana, as part of this interactive presentation. For more information please call 202-724-8810
Every day patrons inquire about the long line snaking towards the library's door. Are all of those people really in line for cupcakes from the fabulous (and now, famous) Georgetown Cupcakes? Yes, they are, and NPR blogger Linda Holmes suspects that libraries are going to be pop culture's next explosive trend.