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.
Teens, are you both nervous and excited about going off to college and leaving your familiar home behind? Want to make sure you make a good impression on your hall mates and take advantage of all the great opportunities
Did you know that you can use the library to check out e-books for
your Nook or Sony E-Reader, and audiobooks for your iPod for free from
the library? Your free romance novels from the library don't need to weigh your suitcase down!
This Saturday, we'll be hosting a program where you can learn to download audio books, e-books, music, movies and more straight to your
Go on an adventurous tour of the Potomac and Patapsco Rivers through your imagination with colorful stories about lighthouses, talking rivers and mermaids. The event will take place on Wednsday, July 14, at 10:30 a.m. in the children's room. For more information, please call 202-724-8810 or 202-724-8783.