Neighborhood Library

African-American Georgetown Walk

With the National Park Service

Join Scott Einberger of the National Park Service for a free walking tour of African-American History sites in Georgetown, which was home to a vibrant African-American neighborhood during the 1800s.The tour, held Saturday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m., is free and it concludes with a visit to the Peabody Room on the third floor of our library.

Author Talk with Garrett Peck

Enjoy an evening with author Garrett Peck, who will discuss his new book The Smithsonian Castle and the Seneca Quarry on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m.

Discussion on Private Property

And Public Policy Possibilities To Address Them

What does it mean to own property if the government can regulate what you can and cannot do with it — or even take it away from you?If property is what we own and control, then 

Simple Sock Knitting

Beginning in March, learn how to knit socks at the Georgetown library. Instructor Mike Price will lead you through the process of knitting one sock. You must have experience with knitting, purling, casting on, and binding off in order to take this four-week class. Experience with the use of circular needles is also highly suggested.

Some Stories from The Georgetown Young Writer's Group

This past month, the Kids Writer's Group of Georgetown Library perused some fortune cookies for inspiration. Using a fortune for the first line or inspiration of their story, a couple of the writer's have submitted their work for perusal. 

Graphic Novel Book Club

'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz'

Follow along as Dorothy travels the land of Oz in search of the Wizard that she hopes will send her home to Kansas. Along the way, she makes some pretty spectacular and unusual friends.Come have some pizza and soda as we discuss this timeless graphic novel.

Graphic Novel Book CLub

Don't forget to come and join the Graphic Novel Book Club on Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. for a discussion of the book, Are You My Mother?, by Alison Bechdel. There are still plenty of copies at the book clubs display on the first floor of the library.

Sock Knitting - Coming Soon!

Do you like to knit but find yourself getting tired of knitting pot holders and bland scarves? Are you getting tired of simple rectangular knits?Be on the lookout for a totally free sock knitting class at the Georgetown Library starting in March. There will be two four-week sessions.Check back very soon for more details!

Heat It Up With Some Hot Knits

If you're looking to heat up your winter wardrobe with some hot knits, then look no further!