Neighborhood Library


Georgetown Book Club's October Selection

In Orhan Pamuk's 2002 novel, Snow, poet and political exile Ka returns to Turkey to attend his mother's funeral in Istanbul and, while there, he reconnects with an old friend who describes the political situation in the mor

Film Focus: Javier Bardem

October Film Series


Muslim Journeys

Special Documentary Series

This October the Georgetown Neighborhood Library will host Muslim Journeys, a special, month-long celebration of Islamic culture. Please join us for a special documentary film series. We will show four films about Islamic art and culture. All screenings are free and open to the public. Please note that the screenings are matinees.

Muslims in Uniform

A Muslim Journeys Panel Discussion

Ever wonder what it would be like to be a Muslim serviceman or woman or first responder? Join us on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.

Personal Statement for College Applicants

Make your application stand out by writing a strong personal statement.

Giggle Reads from Mrs. Jess

The movie The Incredibles was a laugh-filled treat for those who love superheroes. But what if you didn’t want the adventures of Jack-Jack, the shy Violet or the energetic Flash to end?

Author Talk with Politics & Prose

Jim Ziolkowski

Yes, one person can change the world! Jim Ziolkowski, a former corporate financier, worked with poor communities from Haiti to Detroit to build schools and break the cycle of poverty.

Stoppard on Screen

September Film Series

Playwright Tom Stoppard was born in the Czech Republic, but he writes in English. His plays are highly regarded and he also writes for the screen. Stoppard on Screen, our September Film Series, features four works that Stoppard authored or adapted for film. All screenings are free and begin at 6 p.m.

Back-to-School Party

School is Cool!

Party like you're going back to school on Thursday, Sept. 5 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.Play games and enjoy refreshments.Ages 12 and older. Free.

Interview with a Reader

This week, we were lucky enough to track down one of our Summer Readers readers for an interview.She’s so enthusiastic about reading, she’s on her second sheet for the Super Spelunkers club. When she finishes, she’ll be at 48 hours of reading. Way to go Raya!Read on to find out more about her.Name:Raya