Published on Thursday, April 19, 2012
Our May selection is Gang Leader for a Day: a Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets by Sudhir Venkatesh. The findings from Gang Leader for a Day inspired parts of the bestseller Freakonomics. It is the account of a naive grad student and his experiences with street gangs in Chicago. We will meet on Thursday, May 24th at 7 p.m.
May Selection -- "The Sandman, Vol. 9"
Published on Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Join the Graphic Novels Club at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. We will discuss The Kindly Ones on Tuesday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. The Kindly Ones is Volume 9 in Neil Gaiman's The Sandman series! The event is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Georgetown Library
Published on Tuesday, April 17, 2012
The Friends of the Georgetown Library proudly present their Spring Book Sale at the Georgetown Library (corner of Wisconsin and R. St. NW) on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the downstairs meeting room. Special features will include a large selection of children's books, fiction, non-fiction, history and rare books. In addition, there will be lots of DVDs and CDs as well as foreign language books. Of particular interest, there will be a collection of renowned artist Robin Hill's rare books on Australian natural history and exploration. The Friends of the Georgetown Library look forward to seeing you there!
Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month
Published on Thursday, April 12, 2012
April is Jazz Appreciation month and to celebrate the Georgetown Children's Room is highlighting "Jazz Baby" by Lisa Wheeler. This book is perfect for preschoolers and kindergartners, it offers an array of rhythms and rhyming and offers a great way to interact with your child through repetition.
Published on Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Come join the fun! Origami lovers and the just plain curious are invited to our May workshop on Thursday, May 10th at 7 p.m. We will make origami boxes. These little boxes are the perfect size for candies and other trinkets (like a May basket). The library will provide the materials. Also, all ages and all skill levels are welcome. Registration is not required, but you may direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out our titles
Published on Wednesday, April 4, 2012
We have an extensive collection of green advice books on display at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. These how-to books offer instructions on everything from reducing your carbon footprint to hosting an environmentally-friendly wedding. The display is on the first floor near the circulation desk.
Published on Monday, March 26, 2012
You too can help end child hunger!
In celebration of the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ riveting Hunger Games trilogy, DC Public Library is partnering with area food banks to call attention to child hunger in the District.
Georgetown Library Hosts a Hunger Action Station
*Bring low sodium canned and whole grain dry food items to be donated to Martha’s Table*
Fables, Vol. 1
Published on Friday, March 23, 2012
Fans of modern fairy tales have something to look forward to! We will meet on Tuesday, April 17th at 6:30 p.m. Our selection is Fables (Vol. 1) by Bill Willingham. Extra copies are available for check-out at the library near the circulation desk.
Published on Friday, March 23, 2012
The Non-Fiction Book Club will discuss Patti Smith's memoir Just Kids on Thursday, April 26th at 7pm. This work won the National Book Award. Extra copies are available for check-out at the library near the circulation desk.