Summer Reading Fun

Georgetown Library

Summer Reading Fun

Summer readers at the Georgetown Interim have already enjoyed a traveling wildlife show and a performance by the Washington National Opera.  Don't miss out on our other upcoming summer reading events, and sign up for our summer reading program to win prizes like beach balls, stuffed animals, water bottles, travel mugs, and much more!

Children:
June 30, 1:30 p.m: Splash the Water Dude
Set sail on a musical voyage of songs and activities with an award-winning performer.

July 14, 10:30 a.m: Janice the Griot
Dive into your summer reading adventure as you travel the Potomac and Patapsco Rivers with stories about lighthouses, talking rivers, and mermaids from storyteller Janice Curtis Greene. 

July 29, 6:30 p.m: Waterways
Explore local waterways and learn how they impact the environment through hands-on activities using Living Classrooms' 3-D model of a watershed. 

Teens and older children:

June 22, 6 p.m: Book Waves
Learn various construction techniques to make pop-up, accordion and French fold books using recycled materials. 

July 10, 1 p.m: "A Perfect Balance"
Focus your creative talent to produce a colorful and intriguing 3-D mobile that uses mathematical principles to create a work of art.

July 20, 3:30 p.m: Musical Waves of Poetry
Make musical waves through poetry and hip-hop while learning the techniques of poetic self-expression with the West-African Djembe drum, acoustic guitar and rhythmic sounds from a human beat-box.

July 27, 4 p.m: Wet N'Wild
Discover interesting facts about live animals and aquatic creatures.  You could meet Sally, a 5-foot long iguana, as part of this interactive presentation.