Neighborhood Library

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.”

Library Takeout at Baked & Wired

Celebrate the beginning of National Library Card Sign-up Month by visiting the Georgetown Neighborhood Library... at Baked & Wired (1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW)!

Found Object Assemblage for Young People

A Sculpture Workshop for Grades 5-8

Photo courtesy of Flickr

September Film Series

New York Stories

Get a taste of New York from the gritty to the zany with the September Film Series: New York Stories! We will screen four movies about the Big Apple. Due to licensing requirements, we do not publish film titles on our website. Please contact for a complete list.

Great Big Banned Faces

Join DC Public Library in celebrating the freedom to read during Banned Books Week.  Local cartoon artist Paul Merklein will bring characters from banned or challenged books to life through drawings of "Great Big Banned Faces" at 3 DC Public Library locations.  Watch this entertaining artist re-create some well known,and sometimes controversial, characters before your eyes at the following times and places:Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library     Thursday, September 18    2 p.m.

Storytime at Glover Park and Burleith Farmers' Market

Georgetown Neighborhood Library visits Glover Park and Burleith Farmers' Market

Have you been wondering what picture books to pair with your favorite fruits and vegetables? A children's librarian from the Georgetown Neighborhood Library will be visiting the Glover Park and Burleith Farmers’ Market on Saturday August 30. Come and share books, songs, action rhymes, and a coloring sheet while you shop.  Starting at 9:30 a.m.

'The Snow Queen'

Georgetown Book Club's September Selection

"A celestial light appeared to Barrett Meeks in the sky over Central Park, four days after Barrett had been mauled, once again, by love."

Calling All Beaker Breakers

Turn in your Beaker Breaker sheet by Friday, August 22

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is getting ready to wrap up its summer reading program, and the deadline to bring in your Beaker Breaker sheet is quickly approaching. Beaker Breaker sheets include enough beakers to log twenty hours of reading time and are given to children who complete all eight hours on their summer reading log, but want to keep reading.