Neighborhood Library

Personal Statement for College Applicants

Make your application stand out by writing a strong personal statement.

Giggle Reads from Mrs. Jess

The movie The Incredibles was a laugh-filled treat for those who love superheroes. But what if you didn’t want the adventures of Jack-Jack, the shy Violet or the energetic Flash to end?

Author Talk with Politics & Prose

Jim Ziolkowski

Yes, one person can change the world! Jim Ziolkowski, a former corporate financier, worked with poor communities from Haiti to Detroit to build schools and break the cycle of poverty.

Stoppard on Screen

September Film Series

Playwright Tom Stoppard was born in the Czech Republic, but he writes in English. His plays are highly regarded and he also writes for the screen. Stoppard on Screen, our September Film Series, features four works that Stoppard authored or adapted for film. All screenings are free and begin at 6 p.m.

Back-to-School Party

School is Cool!

Party like you're going back to school on Thursday, Sept. 5 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.Play games and enjoy refreshments.Ages 12 and older. Free.

Interview with a Reader

This week, we were lucky enough to track down one of our Summer Readers readers for an interview.She’s so enthusiastic about reading, she’s on her second sheet for the Super Spelunkers club. When she finishes, she’ll be at 48 hours of reading. Way to go Raya!Read on to find out more about her.Name:Raya

'The Round House'

Georgetown Book Club's September Selection

When Joe Coutts, the 13-year-old American Indian narrator of Louise Erdrich's 2012 novel The Round House, discovers that his mother is missing on a lazy Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1988, he understands the strangeness of the situation, yet he also

Poets on the Fringe

Open Mic Poetry Reading

Alec McRae

Celebrating Georgetown Readers

This summer, for the first time, Georgetown Neighborhood Library is offering Summer Reading for Adults, and many local readers are participating! 

We Need Your Help, Summer Readers

We want our Summer Reading Wall of Fame to burst at the seams. We need more pots! Bring in those reading logs so we can put up a flower pot with your name on it. Only eight hours of reading and then you can be displayed proudly on our bulletin board. Young readers in the Read With Me program get a pot and a green plant.