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.
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.
You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the Moveable Feast Classics Book Club. We will be meeting at Georgetown Library on Tuesday, October 3, at 1 p.m. to discuss Daisy Miller, by Henry James. Please join us.
Literature has the power to transport an audience to another time and place, to illustrate meaningful life lessons through complex characters, intricate themes and different points of view.
The DC Public Library in partnership with Guy Mason Recreation Center invites you to participate in the short story discussion program sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Books are dangerous. Books contain ideas. Ideas are dangerous. Ideas make people question. Questions are dangerous. Questions lead to thinking. Thinking is dangerous. Books are dangerous. Stay safe. Avoid books.
Author Ingrid Anders reads a celebrated short story aloud and facilitates a discussion of its literary merits. The selections include classic, contemporary, American, and international short stories. We hone our craft through examination of the masters.
No preparation or commitment is required. Register here so that we can prepare a printed copy of the story for you. Ages 18+
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!
David Newcomb, who has been practicing meditation for over 40 years, discusses how meditation can improve our physical, mental and spiritual health. This evening you will have a chance to practice this simple technique that can reduce stress, enhance relaxation and promote inner growth. Join David for this engaging and transformative workshop.
Thursday November 3, 2016 7 p.m.
The Interactivity Foundation and Culture Saves in partnership with the DC Public Library, Georgetown Branch, present a performance and discussion on the future of culture and the arts. Q & A with the artists and small group discussions follow the artistic performance.
Sundays November 6 and 13, 2016. 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.