Neighborhood Library

"The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet"

Join the Georgetown Book Club for its very last meeting at the interim location before we move to Book Hill Park.  On Thursday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Help Us Unclutter Before Our Move

Free Back Issues of Magazines and Newspapers

If you've passed by Wisconsin and R in the last few weeks, you've probably noticed that the Georgetown Library is nearing completion.  Though we don't have an exact date yet for our move, we've started getting ready to shift all of our materials up the hill.  Since we won't be able to take many back issues of magazines and newspapers with us, we're giving them away to you!  By the door to the interim, we've got boxes full of newspapers like The New York Times and the Georgetowner, and magazines from A to Z such as Smithsonian, Vanity Fair,

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"

Book Discussion August 19

If you've taken upper level science classes in the past few decades, you've surely heard of HeLa cells.  The first immortal line of cells, they have been used in experiments and research that has led

Get Crafty

Join us Tuesday, August 3 at 4 p.m. to make beaded suncatcher ornaments in silver, gold, and other colors as well!  Afterward, check out some of our books on beading.  This program is intended for teens, but older children (9+) who are interested may attend as well. 

Aquatic Live Has Been Rescheduled

Join Us July 29 at 4 p.m.

Discover interesting facts about live animals and aquantic creatures. You could meet Sally, a 5-foot long iguana, as part of this interactive presentation. For more information please call 202-724-8810

New Book About DC Neighborhoods

"Washington at Home" by Kathryn Smith

Learn the history of this great city's many diverse neighborhoods from the late 18th century to the present day.

NPR Predicts the Next Big Trend

Every day patrons inquire about the long line snaking towards the library's door.  Are all of those people really in line for cupcakes from the fabulous (and now, famous) Georgetown Cupcakes?  Yes, they are, and NPR blogger Linda Holmes suspects that libraries are going to be pop culture's next explosive trend. 

Meet the Author: Christie Garton

"U Chic: The College Girl's Guide to Everything"

Teens, are you both nervous and excited about going off to college and leaving your familiar home behind?  Want to make sure you make a good impression on your hall mates and take advantage of all the great opportunities

Beach Reading Just Got Even Lighter

Did you know that you can use the library to check out e-books for your Nook or Sony E-Reader, and audiobooks for your iPod for free from the library? Your free romance novels from the library don't need to weigh your suitcase down! This Saturday, we'll be hosting a program where you can learn to download audio books, e-books, music, movies and more straight to your

Special Storyteller Performance

Janice (the Griot) Curtis Greene on July 14

Go on an adventurous tour of the Potomac and Patapsco Rivers through your imagination with colorful stories about lighthouses, talking rivers and mermaids. The event will take place on Wednsday, July 14, at 10:30 a.m. in the children's room. For more information, please call 202-724-8810 or 202-724-8783.