Check the event calendar here for the most up to date program listings.
AARP Smart Driver Basic Course: Thursday, May 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
AARP will offer a Basic Driver's Safety Course. Pre-registration is required. There is a cost for materials:
AARP member - $15
Non-members - $20
Bring a snack/lunch to the event.
Register by calling (302) 856-7958 or at the circulation desk.
Late Edition Book Club: Tuesday, March 20, 6:00 p.m.
Join us for a lively discussion of "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls. The memoir chronicles the unique upbringing of Jeannette and her siblings through the highs and lows of living in poverty and nonconformity. In 2017, the book was adapted to film. Have you read the book before? Saw the film, but never got a chance to read the book? Never heard of the book or film? Come out and let's talk about it!
Please stop by the library to pick up a copy of the book and register.
"Dolores" Documentary Film Screening: Wednesday, March 28 at 6:00 p.m.
In honor of Women's History Month, join us for a screening and discussion of the documentary, "Dolores." The event will be hosted by the Delaware Humanities Forum.
Dolores Huerta co-founded the United Farm Workers and has spent her life as a labor organizer, civil rights advocate and women's rights activist. This documentary film about the woman who coined the farmworkers' famous slogan, "Sí, se puede”—Spanish for “yes, we can—chronicles her evolution from a young woman outraged by economic and social injustices into an outspoken champion for the downtrodden. Run time 95 minutes.
Registration requested online at Eventbrite or via phone (302) 657-0650 with Delaware Humanities.
Wednesday Morning Book Discussion: Fourth Wednesday, 10:15 a.m.
Read and then discuss the book of the month with other adults.
The Georgetown Library Book Club meets the 4th Wednesday of every month except December when it meets the 3rd Wednesday to avoid Christmas. All meetings start at 10:15 a.m.
- January 24, 2018: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate (2017)
- February 28, 2018: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty (2014)
- March 28, 2018: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (2015)
- April 25, 2018: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult (2012)
- May 23, 2018: Wonder by Raquel JaramillomPalacio (2012)
- June 27, 2018: A Man Called Ove by Frederik Backman (2012)
- July 25, 2018: The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth (2015)
August 22, 2018: Victoria by Daisy Goodwin (2016)
September 26, 2018: The Bridge Ladies (a memoir) by Betsey Lerner (2016)
October 24, 2018: The Darling Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott (2014)
November 28, 2018: The Ladies' Lending Library by Janice Keefer (2007)
Please note: December meets the third Wednesday to avoid Christmas.
December 19, 2018: Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen (2016)
Knitting and Yarn Work Class: Mondays (excluding holidays) 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Learn to knit or work on your own projects. Bring your own supplies.