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Published on Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Local historian Carroll Gibbs will be presenting a lecture on "Black Georgetown, Past and Present" this Tuesday, February 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Interim Library.

Carroll Gibbs is the co-author of Black Georgetown
and frequently lectures on historical topics in the D.C. area. Gibbs, who has contributed to the development of several exhibitions, created and narrated Sketches in Color, a companion to the PBS series The Civil War. Gibbs is also the author of a children's book, Friends of Frederick Douglass.

Published on Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Need information for and about teens, but can't get into the library because of the snow?  Check out our new electronic interactive resource for Teens.  Teen Health and Wellness is easy to use, up to date, and provides a networking opportunity for personal questions.  You can find it on our website under databases about health, or visit the website at http://teenhealthandwellness.com/

While you are there, take the opportunity to look at some of our other databases -- all you need is your library card number to access resources from Consumer Checkbook to periodical archives. 

Published on Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Join us on Tuesday, February 16, at 6:30 p.m. as historian Carroll Gibbs presents a lecture on "Black Georgetown, Past and Present."

Carroll Gibbs is the
co-author of Black Georgetown and frequently lectures on historical topics in the D.C. area. Gibbs, who has contributed to the development
of several exhibitions, created and narrated Sketches in Color,
a companion to the PBS series The Civil War. Gibbs is also the author of a children's book, Friends
of Frederick Douglass

Published on Thursday, January 28, 2010

Join us on Saturday to watch the newly released movie Cloudy with a
Chance of Meatballs
, based on the classic children's book by Judi and
Ron Barrett. Bring your friends and family: we'll have snacks and lots
of fun!"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" poster

Dumbarton Theater

Published on Friday, January 22, 2010

Six years ago Georgetown architect Robert Bell announced his intention to restore the circa 1950 façade and neon sign of 1351 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., the former Georgetown Theater.  Occupied today by the National Jewel Center, the present street elevation bears no resemblance to the architectural fantasy that greeted customers when the movie theater originally opened nine decades ago as the Dumbarton.

Published on Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Enter Georgetown's own Science Fiction and Fantasy contest!  Match copies of pages from Science Fiction and Fantasy books to those in our collection, check the books out, and win a collectible Star Wars or other popular Sci-Fi themed item.  And while you are here, check out our window display of new and Classic works of futurism! sci fi display

Published on Wednesday, January 13, 2010

The GeorgeStorytimetown Interim Library would like to thank everyone who made the redo of our one year anniversary party such a success!   From master chess champions to the Jelleff Boy's & Girl's Club to students from the Georgetown School of medicine, we wouldn't have been able to entertain over
200 patrons that day without you!  

Published on Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Next week we'll be having two book club meetings at the Georgetown Interim Library.  Join us on Tuesday, January 19 to discuss Lucinda Rosenfeld's I'm so Happy for You or on Thursday, January 21 to discuss Lorrie Moore's A Gate at the Stairs -- or both!  Book club meetings take place at 7:30 p.m. at the library and are open to all.  

Published on Friday, January 8, 2010

Want the latest updates of what is going on at the Georgetown Library and up-to-the-minute news about our latest materials?   Search Facebook for "Georgetown Interim Library" and click on "become a fan."    You'll be able to interact with staff and other patrons, plus our updates will appear on your newsfeed!

Since the Last One Was Snowed Out!

Published on Monday, January 4, 2010

Join us on Saturday, January 9 for an all day celebration of the Georgetown Interim Library's 1st anniversary.  We will have yummy treats, hot chocolate, coffee and tea.  There will be crafts, stories, the chance to challenge an International Chess Master, and more!
10 a.m. Story time with Miss Tracy
11 a.m. Story time with Miss Micki
12 p.m. Make your own gingerbread houses
1:30 p.m. Music by the Georgetown Boys & Girls Club
3:30 Play chess with an International Chess Master as he competes in up to 20 simultaneous games! (for kids 4+)

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