NaNoWriMo Kick-Off Party!

Join other young writers for the first day of November which is National Novel Writing Month. Learn about the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program, sign-up, meet other young writers, start thinking of ideas, and possibly start writing your own novel!Refreshments will be provided.

Open House Celebration

Celebrate the opening of the new Rosedale Library with fun activities for all ages.Face Painting -- 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (for young children)Pre-School Story Time -- 11 a.m.Master Story Teller Baba-C -- 12 p.m. (all ages)Spooky Tales and Craft Activity -- 1 p.m. (1st grade and up)Refreshments and fun prizes while they last.

'Just Dance' Party on the Patio

Love to dance? Wanna take it to the street?Cut lose to the latest Just Dance Wii game, enjoy refreshments, sign-up for a library card and compete for book prizes!

Read to a Four-Legged Friend

Children will enjoy the company of dogs from People Animals Love (PAL) and their owners as they practice reading with a non-judgmental friend.Ages 5 and older.

American Sign Language Story Hour

We will read The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson, which will be signed in ASL.Gallaudet University students will sign stories in ASL.

D.C. Reads, Cultural Reads

In honor of D.C. Reads, the Georgetown Children's Room will be celebrating Middle Eastern culture with stories and art. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Young Writers Group

Join the group to write stories, poems and other fiction. Share your ideas and get in touch with your creative side.Meets every second Tuesday of the month. Recommended for ages 7-11 years.

Northeast Library Closes for Renovation

The Northeast Library closes for renovation on Saturday, Sept. 22.During renovations, the Southeast Library will have expanded hours:Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday – 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.;Tuesday and Thursday – 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.;Sunday – ClosedRead more about the Northeast Library renovation.

Read! Build! Play!

Children ages 2 - 6 are invited to Read! Build! Play! with playmasters from the LEGO DUPLO company.Children will play games, participate in activities and hear a story.

Scary Masks and Spooky Stories

Boo whoohaaa! Just in time for Halloween, join us for evening of mask-making and scary story-telling. Beware!Ages 8 years and up.