'Capital Splendor: Parks and Gardens of Washington D.C.'
Learn about D.C.’s gardens and parks, from the famous Dumbarton Oaks to little-known gems like the Meadowlark Gardens. Author Barbara Glickman and photographer Valerie Brown will discuss their book, Capital Splendor.Signed copies of the book will be available for sale.Join us Saturday, April 13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Test your pen in the Georgetown Library Children's Poetry Contest in honor of National Poetry Month. Winners and runners-up will read at the Poetry Coffeehouse Program in The Children’s Room on April 25 at 4 p.m.
Have fun with your friends on Thursday, April 25 at 4 p.m. Let Mike and Megan show you how to make simple duct tape wallets.Mind these stats:For ages tween and teen.Totally free.All materials provided.Meet in the YA area on the second floor, and some light refreshments for y'all.Get ready to have some after-school fun!
This spring, the Georgetown Book Club will be delving into a genre that not everyone is familiar with: Alternate History. Sometimes related to science fiction, these books imagine a world like our own, but with unique differences caused by a historical event that occurred differently than it did in our world.
The Young Writers Group at Georgetown Library has been busy scribbling during the winter months. In March, we came up with some very interesting story ideas using picture dice. These dice have symbols on all sides. The writers rolled three dice and then came up with some story ideas based on combining the three pictures.
It's that time of year again: Spring has sprung and it's time to celebrate.Please join us on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. for a Springy Story Time, and decorate and stuff a few plastic eggs for your own treat.
What could be lovelier than Paris in spring? Join us this month for a healthy dose of escape with our April Film Series, Bon Cinéma, a celebration of French film. We will screen five contemporary films. The selections are spoken in French and subtitled in English.All movies are FREE and they begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the large lower-level meeting room.