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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 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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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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Congregation Havurah Shalom and the Georgetown Public Library will mark Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, April 23, with a screening and moderated discussion of the documentary film “Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War.” “Defying the Nazis” tells the story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife.

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The Georgetown Public Library and Assistance League of Georgetown Area will host its first “An Evening in Paris” fundraiser Saturday, April 8, from 6-8 p.m. in the library. The event will feature live music by jazz quartet Art & Candy as well as raffle items, including an oil painting and

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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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