These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to five years old. Our Music Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more songs, activities and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Get ready to get down!
Join us as we explore different rhythms and do basic dance steps. This 20-minute program of music and movement develops listening and motor skills while stimulating an interest in music. Percussion instruments help children and caregivers follow the leader or dance to the beat of their own drummers.
Ages birth to five.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
David Hoof, Professor Emeritus of English, Georgetown University, continues with the next stage in novel writing - Developing a Plot.
Plotting is a proven process for editing and revising stories ensuring that readers will be riveted to the final product. The 5-part course will cover all aspects of this process. Starting Saturday September 10, 2016 2 pm
Classes meet on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays.
The Washington English Center in partnership with the DC Public Library, Georgetown branch, will offer free English Conversation Classes to adults by qualified and trained volunteer teachers from WEC.Mondays (except August 2016) and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at
The Georgetown Neighborhood Library
3260 R Street NW
Get up and get creative at our Toddler Art and Stories! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and art activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language and motor skills. After storytime, your child will participate in a process-oriented art project to explore art materials and the world around them. Process-oriented art focuses on what can be learned from the act of making art rather than the product.
The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.
Our ever-popular t'ai chi classes return this spring!
We will offer one free introductory-level class each month (February to May). Susan Lowell of Tenleytown T'ai Chi will teach the classes.
Susan has more than 30 years of experience with t'ai chi. For registration and details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Georgetown Book Club's January and February Selection
In Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning 2013 novel, The Goldfinch, 13-year-old Theo Decker is visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art with his mother when an act of terrorism tears his life apart, killing his mother and leaving him in the illicit possession of the very painting they had gone to see:
This month we will show two films that were cancelled earlier in the year and two holiday-themed films.
The "Year-In-Review" films will screen on Friday, Dec. 5 and Friday, Dec. 12 at 2:30 p.m. We will show a Christmas-themed movie on Friday, Dec. 19 and a New Year's type of story on Friday, Dec. 26, both at 2:30 p.m.
Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card!
This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.
Have some fun and loosen up with the Washington Improv Theater.
The Georgetown Neighborhood Library and WIT are teaming up to bring you a free, intro-level improv theater workshop for people of all ages on Saturday, Dec. 13 at noon.
The workshop is free and open to the public.
Celebrate the holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 6 with a group reading of the first three acts of William Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy Twelfth Night, the title of which refers to traditional ongoing Christmas fesitivities.
When Abdullah is 10 years old, his impoverished father allows a wealthy couple to adopt his other child, Abdullah's 3-year-old sister Pari. The siblings' separation affects both deeply, shaping who they become and the choices they make in adulthood.
The last of the Thursday evening readings for 2014
Please bring your own poems to read, and join us Thursday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. as we gather for the last of the Thursday evening readings at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for 2014.
Our featured poets are the well-known Richard Peabody and Donald Illich.
The DC Public Library is thrilled to present John Cage's Theatre Piece with the gracious cooperation of the Arcturus Theater Company. The event is free and suitable for people of all ages. It will take place on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m.Theatre Piece was Cage's 1960 reworking and variation of an untitled performance he organized at Black Mountain College in 1952, known in the annals of art history as being the first "Happening" and for challenging the notions of the boundaries of theater.