Neighborhood Library


Book Hill Talks: 'Gutenberg in the Cyberstorm' Screening and Discussion

What does the future hold for books? Booksellers? And (most importantly) libraries? Stop by the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a screening of the Deutsche Welle TV Arts 21 short doc Gutenberg in the Cyberstorm (26 min), followed by an open discussion. For more info: Wendell Kellar 202-210-1860  
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Science in the Summer: Level 1

Monday, June 26, 2017, 2:00 pm

GSK Science in the Summer: The Science of Sports!
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Science in the Summer: Level 2

Monday, June 26, 2017, 3:30 pm

Students will discover how science helps athletes perform in their sports.  They will participate in challenges (balance, stability, reaction time) to understand physical and mental skills that can be helpful in sports and learn about the importance of good nutrition.  To understand the science behind the development of different types of protective sports equipment, students will build models.  In addition, they will explore the physics of several popular sports.  Students will create profile cards of their own ultimate athlete or sports scientist. 
Mad Science

Mad Science: Up, Up and Away!

Thursday, July 13, 2017, 1:00 pm

This interactive program introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators and even a hovercraft help children understand the power of air. Ages 8 and up.
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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Gabriel García Márquez's modern classic
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Reptiles Alive!

Thursday, August 3, 2017, 1:00 pm

Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.