The Georgetown Library Children’s Poetry Contest was full of thoughtful poems this year. It was a tough choice, but the judges managed to select first and second place poems. We’ve included the winning poems below for your reading pleasure, and a photograph of our winning poet, Lucy Kerr.
What better way to appreciate jazz than to hear it?Throughout the day, we play jazz in the Children's Room. Baby Time and Music Time feature jazz, as well. Join us as we to try to keep up with Miss Ella's (Fitzgerald of course) "Old Mac Donald Had A Farm."
What could be more tender than the faithful love of an animal friend? This month our film series features stories about animals, including those that are endangered. We will show two documentaries and two dramas. Yet, all four movies are inspired by real-life events.All films start at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the large lower-level meeting room. Registration is not required and the screenings are free. The movies are English-language and we run captions for the hearing-impaired.
Poets on the Fringeare partnering with the Georgetown Neighborhood Library to celebrate National Poetry Month on Thursday, April 25 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. I leave you with one of my favorite poem. Hope it moves you to join our kindred spirits and read and listen to their poems. "High Flight" by John Gillespie Magee Jr.
We are re-arranging our April Film Series due to the Emancipation Day holiday on the April 16 and Election Day on the April 23. Thus, we will cancel Jean de Florette and Manon of the Spring. Our apologies and we will screen these selections at a later time.