We’re bringing home the gold, folks! Join us in the lobby at 1 p.m. today to watch Director Eric Lashley and community member Rosie Rocke accept the IMLS National Medal. Can’t make it to the library? Watch on your mobile device or at home by following this link: https://www.imls.gov/2018medals. For
Calling teen artists! Here’s your chance to show off your skills and enter to win a $50 Michael’s gift card (hello, more art supplies!). The 2018 Teen Summer Art Show will be beautifying the walls of the Teen Space all summer long. Starting June 4, bring up to 3 of
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
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
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
The library is currently accepting proposals for art exhibits in the 2019 calendar year from local artists and art organizations. All the details can be found by clicking on Adults in the left-hand navigation menu, then going to the Art Exhibits page, and looking under Exhibiting Your Work. The deadline
Please join the Library and Congregation Havurah Shalom for a Yom Hashoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day Event featuring a talk by Nat Rocker, a Holocaust Survivor who was rescued from the Zbaraz ghetto and hidden in Poland until Soviet liberation. The talk begins at 2 PM. We hope you will consider arriving
The Georgetown Public Library is pleased to announce our 2018 Teen Summer Art Show Poster Contest. The Library challenges teen artists to create artwork around the theme of “Libraries Rock,” which will then be used to promote the Teen Summer Art Show. The contest is open to Georgetown teens ages
Georgetown Public Library and Congregation Havurah Shalom present Whoever Saves a Single Life exhibit
The Georgetown Public Library and Congregation Havurah Shalom are proud to share Whoever Saves a Single Life: Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust, a Traveling Exhibit provided by the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous. This exhibit will be open and available for viewing during all open Library hours between March 18
Join us on Saturday, April 7, at 3 pm to learn how to draw a face with artist Jennifer Polnaszek! Event is open to teens ages 12-18. No registration is required. Food and drinks will be provided. Please contact Teen Services Librarian Melissa Mote at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-819-3132 with any
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
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
It may still be under 50 degrees outside, but Spring Break is just around the corner! The week will be jam-packed with fun! We’ll start the week with stories and rhymes read to us by Mother Goose. The next day, Matt Sandbank’s Shadow Factory will deliver a performance filled with
We are delighted to announce a group of related Earth Day events co-sponsored by the Georgetown Public Library and the Southwestern University Environmental Studies Program and Smith Library Center. Tuesday, Apr. 17 and Monday, Apr. 23 at 7 pm: Choose your favorite date for a Flight Behavior book discussion. The Apr.
The library is hosting a new creative event for adults in February called Coffee and Crafts! Each session we’ll have a different craft along with staff and supplies to try it out. On February 7 at 6:30 p.m., we’ll have all the supplies on hand to make the perfect DIY
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
Due to inclement weather, GoGeo bus service and WOW!mobile bookmobile service is suspended for 1/16/18. In the case of the WOW!mobile, items will be delivered at a future stop. Any overdue fines accrued due to this outage will be waived. Please contact the library with any questions or comments you
The library will begin holiday hours on December 18. The building will close at 6 p.m. through the new year, resuming normal hours on 1/2/18. The library will closed for the holiday on December 24, 25, & 26, as well as New Year’s Day. No items are due these days.
It’s hard enough to shop for all your family and friends this holiday season. Come to this Adultish Holiday Craft Crawl for some fun and easy DIY gifts. We’ll paint wineglasses, make bath salts, sugar scrubs, and more! We’ll be crafting the night away on December 15 from 6-8 p.m.
Join us for a little holiday cheer! The library will be hosting a tasting of wine, beer, and cider in preparation for the holidays. We’ll cover food and snack pairings with each beverage, and even throw in some holiday survival tips . Due to the nature of this program, only