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Published on Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Cherry Blossoms

Please join us on Thursday, March 20 at 4 p.m. in the the Georgetown Children's Room as we welcome in the spring season with our Cherry Blossom Jubilee featuring crafts and stories.

Help us redecorate the Children's Room with the cherry blossoms of your creation!

This program is suitable for children ages 4-12.

Come make leprechaun traps with peeps!!

Published on Wednesday, March 12, 2014
St. Peeprick's Day craft

Come Celebrate St. Patrick's day on Sunday, March 16, 1:30-4 p.m., at the Georgetown Library in the Children's Room. There will be stories and a craft making leprechaun traps with peeps!

This program is most suitable for children ages 5-12 that are itching to do a creative project and catch some leprechauns.

One Time Yoga Class at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library

Published on Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Person in Yoga PoseJoin us at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for an evening of exercise and reflection at a community yoga class!

On Monday, March 17 from 6 p.m.- 7 p.m., join instructor Jackie Powell for a mixed-level class open to all ages and skill abilities -- no commitment is required!

Ms. Powell, who trained at the Kali Yoga Studio in Columbia Heights in Power Vinyasa, is also familiar with many styles, including:

Published on Monday, March 10, 2014
Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.)

Are you a local reader between the ages of 21 and 35? Looking for a more casual book club experience? 

Then join us for Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.), a new book group for younger adults.

We will meet every month at a local bar to discuss fiction and nonfiction titles, and our first meeting will be Thursday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Vinyl Lounge section of Gypsy Sally's (3401 K St. NW) in Georgetown.

From Loss and Grief

Published on Friday, March 7, 2014

YelloflowerJoy - a state of wellbeing that one can sustain, is said to be our default state. We are nudged out of it through repeated losses, resulting in various states of grief.

Please join the two-day workshop -- on Saturday, March 15 and Saturday, March 29 at 2 p.m. -- offered by Carolyn J. Woodson, who will help us identify these losses that everyone experiences, and teach us ways to navigate through them back to happiness and joy.

Published on Thursday, March 6, 2014

FreegalJoin us on Wednesday, March 12 as we celebrate Teen Tech Week (March 9-15) and this year's theme, DIY @ your Library, with a party featuring streaming music from Freegal, demos of DC Public Library's new nonfiction streaming video service Access Videos on Demand, and pizza, soda and other snacks!

Drop by the Georgetown Neighborhood Library Teen Department anytime from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to enjoy!

Memoir, Creative Nonfiction, and Fiction Writing

Published on Thursday, March 6, 2014

Writing Workshops Sundays @ 2pmOn Sunday, March 9 at 2 p.m., join us for the first in four writing workshops in March, Memoir Writing by Choloe Yelena Miller.

Published on Thursday, February 27, 2014

Leprechaun jumping over goldCome join us in the Children's Room on Sunday, March 16 for an exciting St. Patrick's Day Celebration!

We will be starting at 1:30 p.m. with stories about St. Patrick, Leprechauns and gold.

This will be followed with a fun make your own Leprechaun Trap craft!

This program is suitable for children ages 5-12.

Published on Thursday, February 27, 2014

iPad AirDo you need help accessing library e-books and e-audio? Have you heard about downloading magazines and music through the library but aren't sure how to do it? Are you interested in the library's latest streaming resources, such as Access Video on Demand?

Georgetown Book Club's March Selection

Published on Wednesday, February 26, 2014

SomeoneAt the beginning of Someone, narrator and heroine Marie Commeford describes a childhood encounter with a kind young neighbor. Within a handful of pages, Marie shifts her focus to an unsettling moment in her pregnancy years later. Then, she is back in her childhood, her father arriving home from work.