Neighborhood Library

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.

The History of Rock Creek Park

A Talk with Scott Einberger

Interpretive Park Ranger and author Scott Einberger will discuss his new book, The History of Rock Creek Park : Wilderness and Washington, D.C., on Saturday, September 6 at 3:30 p.m.

Marry Me!

August Film Series

The August Film Series will feature four films about weddings. Please contact for details. We will screen all films at 6 p.m. in the large lower-level meeting room.Tuesday, August 5Tuesday, August 12Tuesday, August 19Tuesday, August 26

Re-Energize Your Summer Reading!

Looking for fresh titles to take on an August trip, enjoy on a blanket in Dumbarton Oaks Park, or just get cozy with on the couch? 

Omnibus Lecture Series

Lucretia, Frederick and Abraham

Jamie Stiehm, Independent Scholar and Journalist will be on hand to discuss her research on the life and work of abolitionist, suffragette, and social reformer, Lucretia Mott.