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In the Spirit of Martin and Other Humanitarians

PHOTO EXhIBIT OF HUMANITARIANS  A tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and others who committed to give back to their communities

Free Workshop for Seniors

On January 29th from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., P.I.A. Associates will be hosting a free workshop at the Northeast Neighborhood Library for senior citizens.  The purpose of the workshop is to give seniors the opportunity to learn more about the many valuable health resources that are available to them on the Internet.Computers will be provided, and workshop participants do not need to have previous computer experience.  You do not need to pre-register for this workshop.

Want to Win a Free Trip for 4 to New York City?

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.

Teen Book Review

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.

Holidays Off the Beaten Path

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

There's Still Time

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.

Teen Book Review

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.

Northeast Book Club

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

Open House December 15

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 

Come One, Come All to the Holiday Open House

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