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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,

Holidays Off the Beaten Path

Even if you don’t have Columbus Day off or celebrate Halloween, 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: October 10 – Bonza Bottler Day October 10 – National Cake Decorating Day

Author Talk

Northeast Library offers a series of author talks starting on Wednesday, October 27.  The first in this series is "Justice Brennan:  Liberal Champion" by Seth Stern, co-authored by Stephen Wermiel.   This title has received many favorable reviews and is described by Publishers Weekly as “what will likely be the definitive biography of Supreme Court Justice Brennan (1906 - 1997).”  Justice Brennan was instrumental in several controversial decisions, including Roe v. Wade, affirmative action, the death penalty and obscenity law.

DC Loves to Read

DC Loves to Read! The flier said, "Come express your love of reading at Northeast Library by participating in these events."  I chose to attend the "Getting your Work Published" event. It was Saturday, October 2, 2010. This program was one of many in DC Public Library's First Annual Read-In.

Teen Book Reviews

Banned Books Week 2010 is just around the corner (September 25 to October 2). With that in mind, I would like to highlight some of the books that have been controversial in the past year. First, I would like to talk about Geography Club by Brent Hartinger.