Would you like to go to New York City this year? Would you like to sleep free at La Quinta Inn, travel free on Amtrak, and bring three of your closest family members or friends?If that sounds like a fun trip to you, you should definitely play the DC Public Library/Madame Tussaud's Guess Who? Contest. Here's how it works:Every week through March 9, Madame Tussaud's will place three different wax figures of famous people at various DC Public Libraries. Different libraries will post clues about the figures of the week on their web pages.
For those who don’t know, Northeast Library will be having teen author Pamela Ehrenberg come to do a booktalk and reading on January 18th at 4PM. Ms. Ehrenberg is a local author, and one of the books she will be talking about, Ethan, Suspended, takes place in DC. If you would like to learn more about this book before coming to the booktalk, please read the review below.
Ring in 2011 in your own quirky style by checking out the unique celebrations listed below. Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:January 1 – Bonza Bottler DayJanuary 2 – Happy Mew Year for Cats Day
Attention local teachers and families with children in grades K-8!If your child (or a student in your class) would like to enter the Friends of the Northeast Library's children's book review contest, there is still time. The entry deadline, originally Dec. 1, has been pushed back to early January to allow for more entries. Children in K-2 may make a drawing to represent what they like about a favorite book or write a review, while children in grades 3-8 may write a review. A prize will be given to the author of the best review in each grade.
Celebrating the holiday season may make readers nostalgic for the past, and that makes this a great month to talk about historical fiction. If you love the Wild West and rip-roaring adventure, with just a touch of sadness, then The Devil’s Paintbox by Victoria McKernan may just be the book for you. If you would like to learn more, than read my summary and review below.
There will be no book club discussion for the month of December. The book selected for January is Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, a memoir of self-discovery. If you have read the book or if you have seen the movie, share your insights with us on Monday, January 24, 2011, fro
Did you know that the Northeast Library was built during the Great Depression? Have youheard the story of the ghost rumored to haunt the Library? Come join us as we discuss some of the activities that took place at this library before the invention of personal computers. Stayto hear the story of the "Ghost of Littlejohn".Northeast Book ClubThere will be no book club discussion for the month of December. The book selected for
On Wednesday, December 15, the Northeast Neighborhood Library is hosting a holiday open house to welcome the community and thank all of you for your enthusiastic support this year. Check out our holiday decoration,s and enjoy snacks and drinks all day long!We will also be offering fun programs and activities for all ages including the following: 4:00 p.m. Knitting Demonstration in the meeting room
Start January 2011 off right! Join a book club. The Children's Room at the Northeast Branch Library is resuming the children's book club. You are invited to attend a book discussion featuring When Marian Sang by Pam Munoz Ryan. This book is one of the choices in the "We the People" Bookshelf grant sponsored by ALA.
Holiday shopping giving you the blues? Then celebrate some of these irreverent holidays to give yourself the gift of laughter. Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information: