Neighborhood Library

Directed by Mike Leigh

April Film Series

Mike Leigh is one of Britain's most renowned contemporary film directors. His work is known for its sensitivity to the lives of everyday people. He won the prestigious Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival and several actors have received film's highest honors for roles in his films.

Take an Om Break - Lunch Hour Yoga Begins at Georgetown

Our patrons have been hungry for yoga, and it is my pleasure to announce that we will be having an ongoing yoga program here at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library!Our new lunch-hour yoga will take place on Tuesdays, beginning April 8, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.The first classes will take place April 8, April 15 and April 22. (The library will be closed on April 29.)

Author Talk with Nick Mann

Dr. Benjamin Parks, the main character of Nick Mann's 2013 novel, Forgetful, seems to be thriving.

First Thursday Poetry Readings

Listen to original works by area poets

Every first Thursday at 7 p.m., listen to original works by area poets.On Thursday, April 3, our featured poets will be Herb Guggenheim and Fred Pollack.

Author Talk with Garrett Peck

'Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C.'

Join author and beer scholar Garrett Peck as he taps the history of brewing in the nation's capital and introduces the new brewers leading D.C.'s recent craft beer revival. This event is co-sponsored by DC Public Library's Special Collections Department and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

Summer Reading with the Georgetown Book Club

Help Select a Classic Title for June


'The Golem and the Jinni'

Georgetown Book Club's March Selection

Chava is a golem made to be a companion for a man who dies soon after her creation. Ahmad is a jinni accidentally released from his flask by a shocked tinsmith.

Celebrating Poetry at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library

April - National Poetry Month

Please join us for poetry readings on Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m.We launch our monthly poetry reading series that will be held on the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. Well-known local poets will read from their works.Featured poets for April are Herb Guggenheim and Fred Pollack.

Cherry Blossom Jubilee

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.

St. Patrick's Peeps Day

Come make leprechaun traps with peeps!!

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.