The Washington D.C. chapter of Women's National Book Association will be sponsoring a panel discussion by local nationally renown authors on the ways in which food and how we consume it impact our health and well being on February 24, 2011 at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library from 6:30-8:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public. The panel will be moderated by Bonnie Benwick, Washington Post Deputy Food Editor. She will be discussing with leading food writers Teri Cochrane, Wenonah Hauter, Sheilah Kaufman and Louisa Peat O’Neil.
The Georgetown Neighborhood Library now accepts meeting room requests online! Meeting room applicants can visit http://dclibrary.org/services/meetingrooms to submit their requests, and we will respond to your application within three business days. You also continue to have the option to call us at 202-727-0232 to talk to somebody about the meeting rooms.
Don't forget that our music time is now at 2 p.m on Thursdays. We are making this change so that we serve both our younger clients and the school age children who come to the library to study and read. We hope that you can join us every Thursday.
No novel got more press in 2010 than Jonathan Franzen's Freedom. Did you, like so many critics, read it and declare it the contemporary great American novel? Or did you agree with others who thought it was over hyped? Come discuss your thoughts on the book with the Georgetown Book Club on Thursday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. All readers are welcome!
Love a good whodunit? Read a few mystery novels a week? Seen all of Masterpiece Mystery? Come join likeminded mystery lovers to share tips about favorite authors and series, as well as which TV and movie adaptations worked for you -- and which didn't. We will meet at the Georgetown Library at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 3. There will be a mystery novel trivia contest with prizes!
Georgetown Neighborhood Library is celebrating Black History Month by hosting a Spike Lee Film Festival. Every Tuesday in February Georgetown is screening a different Spike Lee film. Please join us in celebrating the continuing career of this talented director/writer/actor.The films in this series are:
one of your New Year’s resolutions to read more? Attend meetings of
the Georgetown Book Club, and you’ll read at least 12 great books this
year, plus have a chance to discuss them with your neighbors.
Between homework help and Family Chess Club, Thursday afternoons at Georgetown have gotten pretty popular. To make sure that various programs do not overlap or interfere with students working on homework, we have decided to move Music Time for Babies and Toddlers to 2 p.m. starting in February. Music Time will be held at 3:30 p.m. as it always has been for the rest of January. We hope that this does not cause any inconvenience and that all of our regulars keep attending. Don't forget about our storytimes at 10:30 on Monday and Wednesday morning as well!
Looking for a good book to read this winter? Please feel free to check out our latest arrivals, such as "Decoded" by Jay-Z or "Fall of Giants" by Ken Follett. If your still undecided just ask one of our Librarians and they will be glad to help.