Thanks to everyone who made this such a wonderful day for the patrons of the newly-improved Georgetown library, and to all the patrons who stopped by, especially all the children who went to the library on their teacher workday! For more pictures from our opening day, check out our facebook page.
The newly renovated Georgetown Library is open. Join us for a fun-filled Grand Opening Party on Saturday, Oct 23 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Face painting, Washington National Opera, life size "Libropoly" game on historic Georgetown, and musical performances are just some of the activities slated for this weekend's event. See full schedule of events.
While we love for you to walk by the library and gaze at the construction from the sidewalk, the Georgetown staff has a request to make of our patrons who have been visiting the R Street branch. Please stop returning materials in the (not yet set up) book
drop and handing them to the construction workers. This is a
construction site, not a working library, and we will be unable to check
your materials in until the October 18. As part of the DC Public Library,
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.