Stories, songs and fun for young ones.
Please note that 10:30 a.m. Baby Time will be ticketed to a maximum of 70 people.
Tickets are available free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m.
The second Baby Time at 11 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.
The English Conversation Circle at the Georgetown Neighborhood resumes the Fall session - September 9 - December 2, 2015
Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.
Volunteer facilitators from The Washington English Center will lead the classes.
For more information, contact The Washington English Center at 202-387-2222 or The Georgetown Neighborhood Library at 202-727-9232.
Whether you’re a National Novel Writing Month participant looking to recharge or or a viewer who favors literary films, join us as we present a series of films that depict the glories and struggles of the writing life.
The series begins with Stranger Than Fiction (PG-13, 113 min., 2006)
Drawing is a soothing yet expressive activity that people from various disciplines can enjoy. Learn drawing basics or improve your skills in our three-part workshop for adults:
Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
Materials are provided and the classes are 75 minutes each. Please note that the class size is limited to 12 participants.
Dr. Neal Barnard is a physician and researcher whose area of interest is diet and health. He is the founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Dr. Barnard is particularly interested in diabetes.
He will speak about the connection between diet and health.
The event is free and open to the public.
In celebration of Valentine's Day, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library has brought back its popular Blind Date with a Book display! As in previous years, we've filled it with a variety of books we think could be great matches, and all you have to do is make the first move.
Also, like last year, we're giving you blind daters a little added encouragement via the chance to enjoy a romantic meal at a nearby restaurant -- courtesy of a $25 gift certificate generously provided by the Friends of the Georgetown Library.
To enter to win, all you have to do is:
This gentle exercise is ideal for seniors, those with injuries, or anyone interested in the mind-body connection.
Steven Shafarman created the technique and will lead a free 90-minute workshop on Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m., which is open to the public.
Learn simple exercises that connect mind and body to promote natual breath and movement.
Finding a job can be difficult and overwhelming. Yet, there are ways to prepare yourself for the search.
Our Job Seekers Skills Workshops and Job Seekers Support Group teach skills and offer an empathetic environment for those on the job market. The workshops and support group are taught and facilitated by Joe Ryan, an experienced career coach and career mentor.
The workshops begin on Monday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. and the support group meets on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m.
Movable Feast - The Classics Reading Group will meet on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings will alternate among four branches: Cleveland Park, Georgetown, Palisades and Tenley-Friendship libraries.
On Sunday, Dec. 6, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library held its second annual Winter Craft Workshop, a seasonal celebration of music, snacks, and crafts for all ages. Almost 60 people attended!
The workshop opened with a performance by the Georgetown University women's acapella group GU Harmony, who performed a medley of international holiday tunes and classic Christmas favorites.
Think Orwell's 1984 was purely fictional? Think again.
Join us Thursday, Jan. 22 at 5 p.m. for a screening of Frontline: United States of Secrets with a discussion following the film.
Talk about the NSA, Edward Snowden and privacy.
Free and open to the public.
The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.