Neighborhood Library

Have A College Essay To Write?

Writing an application essay isn't usually on anyone's top 10 list of exciting things. If you fall into this group then you need to read this book.

Interview with Paul O. Zelinsky, Celebrated Caldecott Illustrator

Growing up, I can remember enjoying Saturdays of reading in the Fairy Tale-like tower at our local library.

Bon Cinéma: French Film

Please join us on April 30!

We are re-arranging our April Film Series due to the Emancipation Day holiday on the April 16 and Election Day on the April 23. Thus, we will cancel Jean de Florette and Manon of the Spring. Our apologies and we will screen these selections at a later time.

Fanatic For 'Fables'

In this first volume by Bill Willingham entitled Legends in Exile, you are introduced to fairy tale, legend, lore, literary and storybook characters from your childhood.

'Capital Splendor '

Learn about D.C.'s Most Beautiful Parks and Gardens

On Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m., author Barbara Glickman and photographer Valerie Brown will discuss their lovely book Capital Splendor at the Georgetown Library.  What better time to learn about the area's most beautiful gardens, both large and small, famous and less well known?Please join us for this perfect springtime event.

DC Public Library and Politics and Prose Present

Adam Makos, author of 'A Higher Call'

This event has been canceled.It's Dec. 21, 1943. An American pilot and a German pilot meet in the skies over Germany. What transpired is known as WWII's most incredible aerial encounter.

Author Talk with Barbara Glickman, Valerie Brown

'Capital Splendor: Parks and Gardens of Washington D.C.'

Learn about D.C.’s gardens and parks, from the famous Dumbarton Oaks to little-known gems like the Meadowlark Gardens. Author Barbara Glickman and photographer Valerie Brown will discuss their book, Capital Splendor.Signed copies of the book will be available for sale.Join us Saturday, April 13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Children's Poetry Contest

Test your pen in the Georgetown Library Children's Poetry Contest in honor of National Poetry Month. Winners and runners-up will read at the Poetry Coffeehouse Program in The Children’s Room on April 25 at 4 p.m.

Keen Teen Duct Tape Project

A Crafty Afternoon

Have fun with your friends on Thursday, April 25 at 4 p.m. Let Mike and Megan show you how to make simple duct tape wallets.Mind these stats:For ages tween and teen.Totally free.All materials provided.Meet in the YA area on the second floor, and some light refreshments for y'all.Get ready to have some after-school fun!

Georgetown Book Club asks "What if?"

This spring, the Georgetown Book Club will be delving into a genre that not everyone is familiar with: Alternate History. Sometimes related to science fiction, these books imagine a world like our own, but with unique differences caused by a historical event that occurred differently than it did in our world.