On Wednesday, we were lucky enough to have jazz musician Shenole Latimer visit Georgetown and teach us about the history of jazz. We even got to compose some of our own songs To see pictures of this event, and to find out what is coming up next at the library, check out the Facebook page for the "Georgetown Interim Library."
Ever find yourself in the
mood for a new, free book, but too lazy to go to the library? Even if
you know that you can download materials from the library's Web site,
you might be confused about the process.
This Saturday, we'll be hosting a program where you can learn to
download audio books, e-books, music, movies and more straight to your
home computer. All you need to get books from home is Internet access
and a library card number. Many books and albums can even be
transferred to your e-reader, smartphone or iPod!
Since we've read some very dark novels lately, the Georgetown Book Club's next meeting will focus on something a bit lighter and a lot funnier than anything we've done before. On May 13 at 7:30, we will meet to discuss How I Became a Famous Novelist by Steve Hely. A writer for 30 Rock, American Dad, and The Late Show with David Letterman, Hely's second book pokes affectionate fun at the pub
Stop by the Georgetown Interim Library for a copy of A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines. This 1993 novel was chosen as this year's Big Read in DC. After you read your free book, you can pass it on to a friend or write down all the places your book has been and send them to email@example.com. The first 50 people to email will get a prize!
April 11-17 is National Library Week, the perfect time to visit the Georgetown Interim to check out our new materials. Or why not get a novel featuring librarians as protagonists such as The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger or the light, romantic Benny & Shr
Georgetown Interim Library is pleased to welcome award-winning Saxophonist Shenole Latimer as he presents "All That Jazz," a combination of live performance, lecturing and listening examples from some of the world's most renown jazz artists, such as John Coltrane and Miles Davis. Latimer will also include children through an array of activities that include storytelling, group participation and entertaining presentations that center on jazz. For more information, please contact Georgetown Interim Library at 202-724-8783/202-724-8810.
Come show your support and appreciation to all the library workers: support staff, librarians, library volunteers and anyone else who makes it possible for people to enjoy all the services libraries have to offer.
Spring is here time to get out the Organic Cleaning supplies to create the perfect Zen home.There are many books to help you get organized, as well as ideas on decorating your home while also being efficient such as "House works: How to live clean, green, and organized at home" by Cynthia Ewer, and "Go Organize!: Conquer clutter in 3 simple steps" by Marilyn Bohn and many more. So come by, get organized and remember less is more!