Earn your Northstar Digital Literacy Assesment (NDLA) Certificate during scheduled proctored sessions. A photo ID will be required to log on and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate.
Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills:
Mac OS X
DC Public Library Georgetown branch and the Washington English Center present evening English conversation classes.
Come practice your English conversation skills, talk about ideas and events, and make new friends. The facilitator will start us off with a topic but bring your own for the group to discuss.
Catharin Dalpino has taught English as a second language for several years.
For more information, please call 202-727-0232
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 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 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.
Do you like to build with Legos and solve puzzles? Join us to work through engineering and science activities like, "who can build a paper airplane that carries the most cargo over 10 feet," or just come to build with Legos and relax after school. We'll have a different short science activity each week at the beginning and Lego building afterward. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up.
The Poets on the Fringe (POTF) are local poets who meet every Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library to read and critique one another's poems.
Please bring one of your own poems with copies for the group to read and workshop.
For more information, please call 202-727-0232
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere.
Although the library constantly gets wonderful new fiction, classic literature continues to circulate well. Even readers who have not picked up a classic recently have likely read one for school. For readers who may not find the classics accessible, or just want something different, we have a variety of novels that retell classic literature. This list focuses on retellings that are written for young adults.
What shapes a life? What defines it? And what agency does an individual have?
These questions echo throughout each of the following novels, all of which play with narrative to present multiple possibilities for their characters' lives.
It is time again for the Georgetown Book Club to add to its reading list.
If you are a current or prospective member, please review the titles listed below and vote in the poll at the bottom of this post.
The poll will close on Wednesday, March 15 at 5 p.m., and the five titles with the most votes will be added to the group's reading list.
Don't miss the DC Public Library Environmental Film Presentations taking place at these Neighborhood Branches.Freightened Monday, March 20, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Georgetown Neighborhood LibraryAfter the SpillThursday, March 23, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Distinct in motivation, nature, and consequence, acts of protest are also alike in their capacity to disrupt and demand recognition.
The following Literary Fiction titles depict characters engaged in various forms of activism, and their experiences reflect the diversity of what calls individuals to protest, the methods that they use, and the results of their actions, as well as the immediate sensation of the act of protesting.
The upcoming holiday season: a time of joy, laughter, and celebration, right? That's often the case, but the truth is, the winter holidays can also be a stressful, busy, and tiring time -- to say nothing of the sniffle-inducing potential the colder weather brings. That's why the Georgetown Neighborhood Library is bringing you Winter Wellness Workshops this November and December: a series of free drop-in programs designed to help you relax, re-balance, and reclaim your mental and emotional well-being. Interested yet? Click the links below to learn more, or send us an email!