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Published on Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Book cover for the Incredibles: Family MattersThe movie The Incredibles was a laugh-filled treat for those who love superheroes. But what if you didn’t want the adventures of Jack-Jack, the shy Violet or the energetic Flash to end?

The answer: Read the graphic novels. The adventures of this superhero family are continued in the graphic novel, The Incredibles: Family Matters by Mark Waid.

Jim Ziolkowski

Published on Friday, September 6, 2013

Photograph of ZiolkowskiYes, one person can change the world! Jim Ziolkowski, a former corporate financier, worked with poor communities from Haiti to Detroit to build schools and break the cycle of poverty.

On Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m., let his memoir Walk in Their Shoes : Can One Person Change the World? inspire and guide you.

September Film Series

Published on Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Playwright Tom Stoppard was born in the Czech Republic, but he writes in English. His plays are highly regarded and he also writes for the screen. Stoppard on Screen, our September Film Series, features four works that Stoppard authored or adapted for film. All screenings are free and begin at 6 p.m.

School is Cool!

Published on Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Party picture

Party like you're going back to school on Thursday, Sept. 5 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Play games and enjoy refreshments.

Ages 12 and older. Free.

Published on Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Raya in front of Summer Reading Wall of FameThis week, we were lucky enough to track down one of our Summer Readers readers for an interview.

She’s so enthusiastic about reading, she’s on her second sheet for the Super Spelunkers club. When she finishes, she’ll be at 48 hours of reading. Way to go Raya!

Read on to find out more about her.

Name:
Raya

How old are you?
11 years

What’s your favorite book and why?

Georgetown Book Club's September Selection

Published on Saturday, August 17, 2013

The Round HouseWhen Joe Coutts, the 13-year-old American Indian narrator of Louise Erdrich's 2012 novel The Round House, discovers that his mother is missing on a lazy Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1988, he understands the strangeness of the situation, yet he also sees it as a moment that could mean something good and unexpected: "I mean nothing bad, but something. A rare occurrence. A sighting. A bingo win, though Sunday was not a bingo day and it would have been completely out of character for my mother to play.

Open Mic Poetry Reading

Published on Friday, August 16, 2013

Published on Thursday, August 8, 2013

Summer Reading for Adults August 2013 DisplayThis summer, for the first time, Georgetown Neighborhood Library is offering Summer Reading for Adults, and many local readers are participating! 

Published on Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Summer Reading Wall of FameWe want our Summer Reading Wall of Fame to burst at the seams. We need more pots! Bring in those reading logs so we can put up a flower pot with your name on it. Only eight hours of reading and then you can be displayed proudly on our bulletin board. Young readers in the Read With Me program get a pot and a green plant. And the older kids who really challenge themselves, with 28 hours of reading or more, get a flower in their pot.

Crafts for Teens

Published on Monday, August 5, 2013

Turn the last days of summer into a cool friendship bracelet for yourself or a friend! Learn how to make simple, colorful knotted bracelets. All materials provided by the library.

Wed., Aug. 21, 1 p.m.--2:30 p.m.
Ages 12 & up
Free

Photo of friendship bracelets

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