Neighborhood Library

DC Public Library is closed for Veterans Day on Friday, November 10 with the following select locations open: Mt. Pleasant, Georgetown, Tenley-Friendship, Petworth, Woodridge, Shaw, Benning, Anacostia. More information at

Let's Get Growing!

Get growing this summer with Mary Farrah, Extension Agent from Urban Gardening & Forestry Outreach at the University of the District of Columbia, will give a presentation about gardening on Saturday, July 13 at 12:30 p.m.The event is free and open to the public.

Looking for Your Favorite Magazine?

Are you a magazine reader? Would you like to read digital versions of your favorite magazines from your mobile device or home computer for free? Sign up for Zinio Digital Magazines!


July Film Series

This July we will screen films about people who made stunning personal transformations under very challenging circumstances. We hope their stories inspire you. The theme compliments our summer reading program, Groundbreaking Reads. All screenings are free and open to the public. Please note that the first three films start at 6:30pm, but the following two begin at 6pm.

Teen Book Review Contest

Do you want to win a notebook computer? If so then write a jazzy book review and submit it to your neighborhood library by Aug. 23.How does the contest work? Choose a book that you feel strongly about and write a one-page essay convincing someone else to read it. 

Science in the Summer Signup

Science in the Summer is a fun, free experiment-oriented course taught by certified teachers to groups of 15 children in two age groups:children entering second and third grades (Level I)children entering fourth through sixth grades (Level II)These programs are desig

Need Help With eBooks?

Can't wrap your head around how to download free library books to your tablet, smartphone, or personal computer? Please stop by the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a one-hour Downloadable Media Clinic on Tuesday evenings and Friday mornings. Bring your library card number and whichever eBook reader or electronic device that you need assistance with.

One Tough Freshman Class

Morning Glories by Nick Spencer is as crazy as it is intense.

Want a DCPL Reusable Shopping Bag? How about a Kindle?

If you're an adult, all you have to do is:1. Come in and sign up for Summer Reading for Adults.2. Read whatever you want.3. Come back in and submit a review--even a brief one--of what you've read. 

Wheatpasting With Albus Cavus

 Come celebrate Te

Remarkable DC

Reading this month's Georgetown Book Club selection Remarkable Creatures and growing interested in fossils and paleontology? Already curious about these topics?