Neighborhood Library

Georgetown Holiday Window Display

Join us on Wednsday for Mother Goose on the Loose and check out our new window display"Winter Wonderland". We also have lots of fun holiday books.

Harry Potter Release Party

Come to the Georgetown Interim Library on Tuesday, December 8 at 6 p.m. to be the first to watch the newly released DVD of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.  We'll have a special prize that all Potter lovers are sure to want!

Happy Birthday, Georgetown!

Join us on December 19 for an all day celebration of the Georgetown Interim Library's 1st anniversary.  We will have yummy treats, hot chocolate, coffee, and tea.  There will be crafts, stories and more!Schedule of events:10 a.m. Storytime with Miss Tracy11 a.m. Storytime with Miss Micki12 p.m. Make your own gingerbread houses1:30 p.m. Music by the Georgetown Boys and Girls Club3:30 p.m. Test your chess skills against an International Chess Master (ages 4+)

Chess Champion Coming to Georgetown

On Saturday, December 19, chess great Oladapo Adu will play 20 opponents at once in a tournament at the Georgetown Interim Library.  Stop by to watch and pick up tips!  And don't forget about our ongoing Family Chess Club which meets every Thursday at 5 p.m. for free chess lessons, ages 4+.

December Book Club Titles

 We've got copies of December's titles for all of our book clubs at the Georgetown Library!  The Family Book Club, for ages 9-12 plus parents, will be meeting on December 10, and will discuss Rick Riordan's 39 Clues: Maze of Bones. Our Adult Book Club will discuss Dave Egger's newest work, Zeitoun, on Thursday, December 17.

Movie Matinee

Don't know what to do with your Thanksgiving holiday?  Come to the Georgetown Interim Library on Friday, November 27 at 2 p.m. to watch Pixar's 2009 movie "Up" about a 78-year old man who decides to fulfill his lifelong dream of visiting South America.  Little does he know that he has a much younger stowaway!  We'll have popcorn and juice, so bring your whole family!

Two Book Club Meetings This Week

Come join us on Tuesday the 17th or Thursday the 19th - or both - for our fun branch book clubs! 

WrestleMania Reading Challenge!

Teens, come to the Georgetown Interim Library to sign up for American Library Association's WrestleMania Reading Challenge!  Participants can win a trip to WrestleMania 26 in Phoenix in March 2010.

Family Chess Club

Thanks to a generous donation from HSBC bank, the Georgetown Interim Library is pleased to offer chess lessons for children and families every Thursday afternoon at 5 p.m.  Ages 4 and up are welcome to come in and play with us!

Read Sci-Fi Award-Winning Books

Every year, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America give a prize to the previous year’s best science fiction novel.  Find these award winners at D.C. Public Library: Powers by Ursula Le Guin (2008) The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon (2007) Camouflage by Joe Haldeman (2005) Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold (2004) Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon (2003) American Gods by Neil Gaiman (2002)