We are delighted to announce related events co-sponsored by the Georgetown Public Library and the Southwestern University Environmental Studies Program and Smith Library Center: a Flight Behavior book discussion at 7 pm on either Tuesday April 17 (discussion led by Dr. Emily Northrop, Environmental Studies at Southwestern University and Sally Miculek,
The City of Georgetown will hold a free public screening of the new documentary Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution in the Georgetown Public Library’s Hewlett Room on Monday, Dec. 11. The screening starts at 7 p.m., which is the same time as the premiere of the film on HBO. In
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.
Celebrate the holiday season by dressing up as your favorite character! Cosplay is encouraged but there will also be opportunities to make cosplay accessories at the event. Crafts, snacks, games, music, and a costume contest. Please make sure costumes are family friendly. Free and open to teens ages 12-18. Pizza
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
Join us on Saturday, November 18 at 3 pm for Cardboard Fort Wars! Build and defend cardboard forts! Bring any cardboard accessories from home to defend your fort. Event is free and open to teens ages 12-18. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please contact Teen Services Librarian Melissa Mote
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Are you an adult that wants your own library programs? We are launching a new initiative this fall, called Adultish. Full of programs for those over the age of 18, we’ll have events planned with your needs in mind. October will see a special costume construction party, with ideas and
Celebrate the release of Stranger Things Season 2 and watch the first episode! Costumes encouraged. Treats, crafts, and Stranger Things galore. Event is open to teens ages 12-18. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please contact Teen Services Librarian Melissa Mote at email@example.com or 512-819-3132 with any questions. Note for
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,
Join us for the next Teen Book Club meeting on Thursday, October 26 at 5:30 pm. This is an informal book club, so you don’t have to read a specific title! Come prepared to gab about what you’re reading lately. What are you loving (or hating)?! Talk books, play games,
In celebration of October as Family History Month, the GPL will join with the Genealogy Network of Texas (GNT) for a collaborative event on 20 October. The GNT is a state-wide initiative to connect libraries and provide educational and research opportunities and is spearheaded by the Genealogy Center of the
We’ll be meeting at Roots on October 18th at 6 P.M. Our theme is scary stories, so any creepy graphic novel is good to read. We’ll have food and giveaways, so bring your friends! This club is free and open to the public. Adult themes are discussed, so ages 18+
GPL Cinema has two showings for the month of October! Ghostbusters on October 6 at 6:30 p.m. and Halloweentown on October 13 at 4 p.m. We’ll have popcorn for snacking, as usual! These screenings are free and open to the public. Discretion is advised for Ghostbusters, but Halloweentown is all
Georgetown Public Library and Courageous Conversations Partner for Hispanic Heritage Month Program Series
In partnership with Courageous Conversations, Georgetown Public Library invites you to join us for a series of programs in acknowledgement of Hispanic Heritage Month 2017. Book Discussions: The Distance Between Us, by Reyna Grande Reyna Grande’s memoir explores the effects of her parents’ emigration from Mexicoo the united States on Grande’s
What? Dogs in the library? Yes! Stop by, say hi and read to a dog. The dogs will be at the library most Saturdays from 12-2 pm throughout the year. The dogs are cute, friendly, good listeners and love having kids read to them. R.E.A.D. dogs are trained, along with
Fandomosity is back by popular demand! The club will meet once a month to celebrate fans and fandoms. Come geek out, hang out, gab about pop culture, and do fun crafts and games. Open to teens ages 12-18. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Contact Teen Services Librarian Melissa Mote
GPL’s Teen Advisory Board is looking for new members! Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens that meets twice monthly during the school year to assist Teen Services Librarian Ms. Melissa with planning teen activities, maintaining the Teen Space, selecting new teen materials, promoting library events, and making