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Teen Book Review Contest

Are You a Teen?You Could Win an iPad Mini!Write a one-page review telling us which book you think is the must-read book of the summer for teens, and you might win one of four iPad Minis! Your review can also count toward the Express Yourself Teen Summer Reading badge, getting you one step closer to a free Chipotle meal, Washington Nationals Tickets and new Beat headphones!Bring your review to the library before August 15, 2014 to enter.  Remember this is a review in which you are trying to convince other teens to read the book, not a summary like many school assignments.  If you need any help with your review library staff can help you edit your review! For more information about the contest please visit our website or come into the library and ask any staff member.

Science in the Summer at Your Library

Come learn about science at the library this summer

Do you have a budding scientist who is a rising 2nd-6th grader in your house?  Come to the Georgetown Neighborhood Library to sign him or her up for Science In the Summer!

'The Good Lord Bird'

Georgetown Book Club's July Selection

"This drummer weren't nothing special. He was a stooped, skinny feller, fresh off the prairie, smelling like buffalo dung, with a nervous twitch in his jaw and a chin full of ragged whiskers."

Can You Read More Than a Librarian?

Summer Reading Contest

Georgetown's Children's Librarians are risking getting hit by water balloons in a Summer Reading competition with kids.   Ms. Jess, Ms. Liz, Ms. Stacy and Ms. Ruth are tracking the hours they spend reading between June 1 and August 31.

3-D Printer Road Show

2-D is so over.

Can’t make it over to MLK? Get ready as one of DCPL’s 3-D printers hits the road and comes to Georgetown!  Are you curious about 3D printing and the basics behind this evolving technology? Wondering what the hype is all about? Want to design your own object with rapid prototyping?

Summer Reading 2014 is Underway!

DC Public Library Summer Reading is back, and all ages are invited to get in on the fun!Check out the following programs, all of which feature multiple prizes:Read With Me - For children ages birth-5.

Monthly Poetry Reading Series - First Thursday at 7:00 PM

Mary Sesso and Daniel Orange

Local Poets meet at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library to read from their works.  Featured poets for June are DANIAL ORANGE and MARY SESSO. From haiku to him-hop, Danial Orange playfully mixes genres to explore themes such as love, art, spirituality, and social justice.  He has twice been featured on WRTR ( Real Talk Radio) and recently performed at the Play-Diem Festival in New York's Central Park

Kids Summer Reading Kickoff

The Georgetown Children's Room will be holding our Summer Reading Kickoff for children ages 6-12 on Thursday, June 5 at 4 p.m.  There will for games, fun and prizes!  Children can sign up for our summer reading program Fizz Boom Read and Science in the Summer.

A Librarian Bakes -- Classic Coconut Cake

This (slightly belated) month on "A Librarian Bakes": we head back to one library associate's Southern roots with a classic recipe for from-scratch coconut cake. What could go wrong?