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S.T.A.R . (Sing Talk and Read)

Early Literacy Program for Parents and Caregivers

Come sign up for the S.T.A.R. (Sing, Talk, and Read) Program at Georgetown Interim Library starting May 1st at 10:30a.m. The program is designed for the parent, grandparent, or caregiver with children 3 to 5 years old to get them ready to read. Spaces are limited so please inquire within. (202) 724-8810/(202) 724-8783

Jazzy Kids at Georgetown

On Wednesday, we were lucky enough to have jazz musician Shenole Latimer visit Georgetown and teach us about the history of jazz. We even got to compose some of our own songs To see pictures of this event, and to find out what is coming up next at the library, check out the Facebook page for the "Georgetown Interim Library."

Check out Books in Your Pajamas

Ever find yourself in the mood for a new, free book, but too lazy to go to the library? Even if you know that you can download materials from the library's Web site, you might be confused about the process.  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 home computer. All you need to get books from home is Internet access and a library card number. Many books and albums can even be transferred to your e-reader, smartphone or iPod!

Earth Day, April 22, 2010

Don't forget to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. Visit us and learn how you can make a better, greener world by checking out books on being Eco-friendly and Going Green.

Next Up for Book Club: Steve Hely's Satire

Since we've read some very dark novels lately, the Georgetown Book Club's next meeting will focus on something a bit lighter and a lot funnier than anything we've done before.  On May 13 at 7:30, we will meet to discuss How I Became a Famous Novelist by Steve Hely.  A writer for 30 Rock, American Dad, and The Late Show with David Letterman, Hely's second book pokes affectionate fun at the pub

Get Your Copy of "A Lesson Before Dying"

Stop by the Georgetown Interim Library for a copy of A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines.  This 1993 novel was chosen as this year's Big Read in DC.  After you read your free book, you can pass it on to a friend or write down all the places your book has been and send them to  The first 50 people to email will get a prize!

Celebrate National Library Week

April 11-17 is National Library Week, the perfect time to visit the Georgetown Interim to check out our new materials.  Or why not get a novel featuring librarians as protagonists such as The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger or the light, romantic Benny & Shr

All That Jazz for Adults and Children

April 21, 2010, 4 p.m.

Georgetown Interim Library is pleased to welcome award-winning Saxophonist Shenole Latimer as he presents "All That Jazz,"  a combination of live performance, lecturing and listening examples from some of the world's most renown jazz artists, such as John Coltrane and Miles Davis. Latimer will also include children through an array of activities that include storytelling, group participation and entertaining presentations that center on jazz. For more information, please contact Georgetown Interim Library at 202-724-8783/202-724-8810.

Book of the Month

Come read our book of the month, White Teeth by Zadie Smith.For more information, please call 202-724-8783.

April 13 Is Library Workers Day!

Come show your support and appreciation to all the library workers: support staff, librarians, library volunteers and anyone else who makes it possible for people to enjoy all the services libraries have to offer.