Neighborhood Library

Georgetown Library is open on Veterans Day (observed), Nov. 10 along with seven other libraries (Mt. Pleasant, Tenley-Friendship, Petworth, Woodridge, Shaw, Benning, Anacostia). All other branches are closed. More information at

Back-to-School Party at Whole Foods Market

Celebrate the start of the school year with the library at the Whole Foods Market in Georgetown (2323 Wisconsin Ave. NW)! 

Congratulations to the Georgetown Library Summer Reading Winners!

The Fizz Boom Read, age 6-12 winner of a Kindle Fire is Ashalia A.

How to Publish a Great Book

Information session by Charlene Giannetti

Kathryn Erskine Writing Workshop and Author Talk

Sept. 16 at 4 p.m.

Kathryn Erskine is the author of five children’s novels, including National Book Award winner Mockingbird, the recent Jane Addams Peace Award honor book

A Librarian Bakes

Yeasted Plum Cake

Late summer is the time for plums.And what better way to enjoy the fruit than with Luisa Weiss's Pflaumenkuchen (yeasted plum cake)?

New Book Club for Fourth and Fifth Graders

A new children's program at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library

Join us for our first meeting of the Fourth and Fifth Grade Book Club at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library.

T'ai Chi Returns!

Free classes with Susan Lowell

Sedentary at work? Have aches and pains?If you are looking for a gentle exercise that boosts flexibility and soothes stress, come join our popular free t'ai chi classes, which are returning this month.

Origami at the Library and Origami Books


End of Summer and September Events

Reading Party and Fall Happenings in the Children’s Room

On Sept. 3, we will kick off an exciting month of events with our End of Summer Reading Party!At the party, there will be games, crafts and frozen yogurt from Sweet Frog. Also, if you participated in our Can You Read More Than a Librarian? contest, it is time to throw water balloons at the losing librarians!Special Events

Charles Wright - America's Newest Poet Laureate

Saturday, September 13, 2014. 1 p.m.

America's newest poet laureate, Charles Wright, has said this about his new job:  “ I will not be an activist laureate... I’ll probably stay here at home and think about things.”