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Welcome to the Georgetown Public Library!

The Georgetown Public Library is one of 11 independent libraries in Sussex County and is governed by a Board of Commissioners appointed by the Resident Judge of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware for Sussex County. The mission of the library is to bring people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community.

Patrons can borrow materials from the Georgetown Public Library as well as all other public libraries in the State of Delaware with one Delaware library card. 


Director Position Available

for information - click here


 

New Books at our Library - Click Here for New Titles

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Summer Teen reading challenge!

 

Earn extra chances for the grand prize!

 

Did You Attend the following Teen Programs?:

 

  • Steppin with Lady Steph! Thursday, July 11th  (2:30 – 4 p.m.)

 

Let’s get in the groove! An interactive R&B/Soul line dance session. Come out and enjoy the music and steps!

 

  • Hang Out with the Planets! Tuesday, July 16th (2 – 3:30 p.m.)

 

Design and color your own Solar System Mobile!

 

Attend the following Teen Programs:

  • Galaxy Rock Art: Wednesday, July 24th        (2 – 4 p.m.)

 

Enjoy an afternoon transforming ordinary rocks into vibrant works of art!

 

  • Starry Night Movie: Tuesday, July 30th        (5:30 – 7:30 p.m.)

 

Join us for an evening movie! Teens, Tweens and Families. Snacks will be served!

 

  • Teen Writing Workshop! Monday, August 19th and 26th (11 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

 

Express yourself! Writing can be an awesome form of self-expression!

 

Complete the following activities!

 

  • Solar System Word Search, Fact Teller, Challenge or Crossword!

 

 

 

 

 


2019 Summer Library Challenge” “A Universe of Stories”

Sign up June 1st in person or online at georgetownpubliclibrary.beanstack.org 

Reading Program for all ages! You choose the books and track your learning.

Program Benefits:

  • Promotes learning during summer break in a fun way
  • Sharpens literacy skills
  • Encourages reluctant readers
  • Fosters a passion for reading
  • It’s FREE!

Summer Library Challenge: David Darwin

 

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019           Time: 2:00 pm         Audience: Children and Families

Dave presents a laugh-a-minute show of juggling, sideshow, and comedy. He will keep you riveted with amazing feats. 

Dave's act earned an appearance on NBC's "America's Got Talent".


TEEN WRITING WORKSHOP: Writing can be an awesome form of self expression. This two-session writing workshop for teens will help unleash that creativity, even if you are a beginner with little experience. The classes will explore various forms of fiction and non-fiction and will include some writing in and out of class. If you are shy about expressing yourself, bring a friend.

Classes begin at 11 a.m. - Monday, August 19 and 26 at 11 AM  Online registration is required https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/5460477. A class limit of 15 teens.

 

ADULT MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOPOf all the forms of non-fiction, memoir writing is the most personal. And, it also has become one of the most popular forms of written expression. Indeed, the heightened interest in memoirs is tied to an array of motivations, including a desire to leave a personal legacy for friends and family. But writing a good memoir can be a challenge. To guide that journey, this three-session workshop will help you master - and practice - the basics of writing a good, readable memoir. No prior writing experience is needed.

Wednesdays at 10:30 - July 10, 17, 24. at 10:30 AM  Online registration is required https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/5449257.  A class limit of 15 writers.

The instructor for the writing workshops will be Georgetown resident, Rae Tyson. He has been a professional writer for over 30 years. Tyson, a former public school educator, is currently teaching writing classes at the University of Delaware.

 


1,000 Children’s Books to Read Before Kindergarten  #1000BooksB4K

The objectives of this organization are: to promote reading to newborns, infants, and toddlers and to encourage parent and child bonding through reading. go to https://1000booksbeforekindergarten.org/resources/

Follow On Facebook @1000booksbeforekindergarten


 

Classes & Events: Adults click here; Teens click here; Children click here


 

 

 Summer Story Time: Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.  

Story time is appropriate for toddlers and preschoolers thru age 7.  


Do you have a child who wants their first library card?  click here for more information.  

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See Upcoming Events for Ages 16 and Up click here