Children’s Room Closed for Maintenance March 25

Our apologies but the Children’s Room will be closed for maintenance on Monday, March 25 from 8:00 am-8:00 pm.  We thank you for your patience as we make repairs to the HVAC system.  The room will reopen on Tuesday, March 26 at 9:00 am.

Tween Toys fur Tails

On Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m. the tweens will be decorating bandanas and making toys for adoptable dogs and cats at the Georgetown Animal Shelter. We’ll also be collecting items from the Georgetown Animal Shelter’s Amazon Wishlist. (You do not need to purchase an item from Amazon to donate it.) Stop by and craft for a cause!

Event is free and open to tweens ages 9-12. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Due to limited space, FREE tickets for issued beginning an hour before the program. First come, first served. Program is limited to 30 participants.

Please contact Library Assistant Elisabeth Aulwurm with any questions at or 512-819-3133.

GPL World Cinema

Visit the GPL for our World Cinema series, where we will showcase diverse films from around the world. From blockbusters to documentaries, this series will have something for everyone.

Each screening will begin at 6:30 p.m. Popcorn provided. Viewer discretion is advised for sensitive topics, violence, or themes.

Jan. 9: Sweet Country. A spare, haunting examination of race in 1920s Australia. When Sam, an Aboriginal man, is sent to work with on a neighbor’s farm, tensions rise and culminate in a confrontation that leaves everyone changed. Rated R.

Feb 13: Crazy Rich Asians. An accomplished professor meet’s her boyfriend’s family for the first time-learning he’s one of the countries most sought after bachelors. Rated PG-13.

March 13: City of Joy. Human rights activists band together to create a safe haven for the women of Congo. Documentary, not rated.

April 10: Faces Places. Two artists-one a ninety year old filmmaker credited with sparking the French New Wave style, and the other a 35 year old photographer specializing in large format portraiture-travel rural France creating art. Breezily charming, one of the best films of 2017. Documentary. PG.

May 8: The Last Suit. Abraham, an 88 year-old Jewish tailor, runs away from Buenos Aires to Poland, where he proposes to find a friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II. A foreign film, not rated.