Georgetown
Neighborhood Library

We're Still on the Move

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

Check Out the Progress at Georgetown

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. 

Georgetown Library Is Moving

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!

"The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet"

Join the Georgetown Book Club for its very last meeting at the interim location before we move to Book Hill Park.  On Thursday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Help Us Unclutter Before Our Move

Free Back Issues of Magazines and Newspapers

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,

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"

Book Discussion August 19

If you've taken upper level science classes in the past few decades, you've surely heard of HeLa cells.  The first immortal line of cells, they have been used in experiments and research that has led

Get Crafty

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. 

Aquatic Live Has Been Rescheduled

Join Us July 29 at 4 p.m.

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

New Book About DC Neighborhoods

"Washington at Home" by Kathryn Smith

Learn the history of this great city's many diverse neighborhoods from the late 18th century to the present day.

NPR Predicts the Next Big Trend

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. 

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