Neighborhood Library

Peabody Room - Closed December 28

The Peabody Room will be closed this Sat., December 28. We apologize for the inconvenience.

A Revealing Repeal

A Book Display About Prohibition and Alcohol

The tales around prohibition go way beyond Boardwalk Empire.

Kathleen Wheaton Author Talk

'Aliens & Other Stories'

Inspired by stories she picked up during her years as a journalist in Spain and Latin America, Washington writer Kathleen Wheaton gives readers a rare glim

T'ai Chi Info Session

Sign up!

Susan Lowell will teach a six-week t'ai chi class in January and February of 2014. The class is designed for people who want to participate in a gentle and relaxing form of movement.If you're interested, please join us for an informal information and sign-up session on Monday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. Please note that participants are required to sign an insurance waiver to take the six-week class.

Celebrating NaNoWriMo

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library congratulates Anneliese, the first National Novel Writing Month participant and DC Public Library NaNoWriMo registrant to return to our branch with her project completed -- that is, with a finished novel of at least 50,000 words.

Crafts for Crafty Teens

Holiday Coffee Sleeves

Add some holiday cheer to your coffee cup!Teens ages 12-19 are invited to decorate cardboard coffee sleeves on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and the library will provide materials. However, participants who wish to decorate more than one coffee sleeve are encouraged to bring extras (see photo).

Brighten Your Season!

Ready to start celebrating the holidays? Looking for a festive family event for all ages?Then join us at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. for Brighten Your Season!

November Film Display - Feast-en-scène: Celebrating Food in Film

With the return of chilly night air and the sights and sounds of the holidays nearing in the District, I can’t help but recall memories of baking cookies with my great aunt in preparation for fall and winter celebrations. These crystal clear memories emerge as the leaves fall and winter wraps its cold arms around us.

Deck the Halls With Bountiful Books

Do you have some old books just sitting around? Are you looking to explore your craftier self? Come and join us on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 6-8 p.m., in transforming old books into holiday decor. Together we'll explore deconstructing books and find what the pages can be turned into.


December Film Series