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The DC Public Library will be closed on the following dates: Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Jan. 20 for Inauguration Day

Teen Book Review: "So Yesterday"

How many times have you been entranced by advertisements and couldn’t rest until you got the latest and greatest new thing?  It doesn’t matter if it’s a new phone, the coolest clothes or the latest paranormal romance title, we’ve all fallen under the spell at one time or another.

National Gaming Day @ Northeast Library

Come join us at Northeast Library from 11-4 on Saturday November 13th to celebrate National Gaming Day @ Your Library events.From 11-1, we will be having video game tournaments.  From 2-4, we will be having board game and trading card game contests. Both segements will feature the chance to win great prizes. The programs are open to all ages, so please bring your friends and family for a great time!!! 

Date Correction: Author Allison Leotta Discusses Her Book "Law of Attraction"

Come meet Allison Leotta, author of Law of Attraction. This is a legal suspense story in which Assistant U. S. Attorney Anna Curtis reveals an insider's view of a court case of domestic violence in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, December 1, at 7 p.m. Northeast Neighborhood Library330 - 7th Street, N. E.202-698-3320

Writing a Research Paper

Teens, come join us for a series of workshops on Writing a Research Paper.  Every Wednesday at 4 p.m. from November 3 to December 15, the Northeast Library will host a workshop on how to write research papers for high school and college-bound students.  Topics covered will include the discussion of what subjects work best, evaluating online resources, the best source for statistics, how to cite sources the easy way (print and electronic), how to organize your materials and write outlines. 

Endangered Species Program

Join us at the Northeast Branch for an Endangered Species Program, a unique family event, presented by Wildscreen U.S.A. on November 13th, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Northeast Branch.  The mission of Wildscreen U.S.A.

Author Talk: Allison Leotta

Come meet Allison Leotta, author of Law of Attraction.  This is a legal suspense story in whichAssistant U. S. Attorney Anna Curtis reveals an insider's view of a court case of domestic violencein Washington, D.C.  Wednesday, November 17, at 7 p.m.Northeast Neighborhood Library330 - 7th Street, N. E.202-698-3320

Northeast Library Adult Book Club

Sundays at Tiffany's, by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet, is the story of a love that istoo perfect to be real.  It is the story of a lonely little girl, Jane Margaux, whose mother only spends one day a week with her. 

Holidays off the Beaten Path

Who needs Thanksgiving and Black Friday when there are plenty of reasons to celebrate this month? Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:

Children's Book Review Contest

All children in kindergarten through eighth grade are encouraged to participate in a book review writing contest. Students in kindergarten through second grade may draw a picture as their entry, provided that picture depicts a part of the book.  Older children should write about why they liked their book and what set it apart from other books.  Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three reviews in each grade. 

Teen Book Review: "Leviathan"

If you’re looking for a master of the science fiction and fantasy genre for teens, it’s hard to find a better candidate than Scott Westerfeld.  His work has tackled everything from the concepts of beauty and status to vampires and disease,