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We are closed Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours resume Thursday, July 5 at 9 a.m. We hope you have a safe and fun fourth of July!

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The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced the Georgetown Public Library as one of 10 recipients of the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities. The award will be

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The Friends of the Library will host author MJ Hegar in the next Hill Country Authors Series event on Tuesday, May 15 at 2 p.m. Please click here for ticket pricing and additional information about Hegar’s book Shoot Like a Girl. Proceeds from Friends of the Library events benefit projects

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The Georgetown Public Library along with the Southwestern University Environmental Studies Program and Smith Library Center are co-sponsoring a group of Earth Day events at the Georgetown library, 402 W. Eighth St. The library will also host two stand-alone discussions on Barbara Kingsolver’s novel “Flight Behavior.” Southwestern University Economics Professor

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We are pleased to announce that the Georgetown Public Library and Assistance League of Georgetown Area are partnering again to host a fundraiser Saturday, May 19, at 6 p.m. called Through the Looking Glass. Guests can indulge in food inspired by the Mad Hatter’s tea party and enjoy activities such

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The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced the Georgetown Public Library has been named a finalist for the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The library is one of 29 finalists named. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for

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The Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association will host several events at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., to help celebrate National Black History Month in February. This year’s theme is African Americans in Times of War. Information about African Americans in the military will be on display at

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The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library will host a Hill Country Author Series event Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 2 p.m., in the Community Rooms of the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., featuring Austin-based author Meg Gardiner. Gardiner’s newest book “UNSUB” was published in June. Lawyer turned author,

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The WOW!mobile will be out of service Monday, 5/29 through Thursday, 6/1 for maintenance. Regular WOW!mobile services will resume Monday, June 5. If you just can’t wait to get your hands on some library materials until that beautiful bus returns, stop by the library! We’ll also have fun and FREE

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City of Georgetown offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. There is no solid waste or recycling collection on Thanksgiving Day (details below). City facilities and offices closed November 24 – 25 include the following: Animal Shelter,

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The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library’s Hill Country Authors Series features author Karan Mahajan on Wednesday, November 2 at 2 p.m. at the library. Doors open at 1:30 pm. Mahajan will speak about his second novel The Association of Small Bombs, which was released in March and was recently

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Georgetown has grown rapidly in the last few years, and with that growth Georgetown Public Library employees have seen an increase in families and seniors in crisis and those who are homeless. Library staff assisting these patrons often find that services are available, but researching those services and the agencies

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The library is a place for readers, but a new program at the Georgetown Public Library is focused on toddlers and infants who may be too young to hold a book. The Family Place Libraries program aims to make the Library a welcoming environment for preschoolers and their parents who

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