“Selamat Siang, Apa Kabar?”These are a few of the phrases that participants learned at Georgetown’s recent Indonesian Culture and Folktales event. But there was much more to learn than just how to say "Good Afternoon" and "How Are You."On display were batik fabrics, statues, and coconut carvings from Bali, Indonesia. The kids even got a chance to handle wayang kulit, shadow puppets that have been used for at least 800 years in Indonesia.
In the fourth book of the Witch & Wizard series, Wisty and Whit Allgood have defeated the ruthless dictator that ruled their world. Along the way, they made some amazing allies and some awful enemies. Now that the fight is over, they're faced with a different problem as Wisty finds herself attracted to the new kid on the block.
We know that downloading library e-books and audiobooks can be confusing, even for the tech-savvy among us. That is why we have offered personalized assistance at Georgetown on a drop-in basis for over a year. Lately, our clinics have become a bit crowded, so we decided to expand them to twice a week to be able to help even more customers.
Join the excitement with this month's film series on espionage. We will watch two contemporary films and two of Alfred Hitchcock's classics. The more recent films are adaptations of spy novels by Robert Ludlum and John le Carré. All movies are shown at 6 p.m. in the large lower-level meeting room. Free admission.
Find peace and joy this spring with meditation. David Newcomb will teach meditation to enrich your life -- personally, professionally, and spiritually. He has been teaching meditation for more than 30 years both in the U.S. and elsewhere.
Join Scott Einberger of the National Park Service for a free walking tour of African-American History sites in Georgetown, which was home to a vibrant African-American neighborhood during the 1800s.The tour, held Saturday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m., is free and it concludes with a visit to the Peabody Room on the third floor of our library.