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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+)

Published on Thursday, December 17, 2009

gingerbread houseJoin us this Saturday for an all day party celebrating one year of library service at the Georgetown Interim Branch!  We'll have story times at 10 and 11 a.m., we'll make gingerbread houses at noon, and at 1 p.m. The Georgetown Boys and Girls Club will provide musical entertainment. 

Then, from 3 p.m. on, an International Chess Champion will challenge 20 players to a simultaneous game!  We'll have tasty snacks like coffee and cookies all day long.

Published on Monday, December 14, 2009

pictures by members of the boys and girls club Stop by the Georgetown Interim Library to see a display of artwork from the young artists of the Jelleff Boy's and Girl's Club. 

Published on Monday, December 7, 2009

Join us on Wednsday for Mother Goose on the Loose and check out our new window display
"Winter Wonderland". We also have lots of fun holiday books. Georgetown window display