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7 Ways to Enjoy the Library Instantly

The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!

All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online! 1. Have your own film festival at home. View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.

Row Row Row Your Boat by Jane Cabrera

What is Early Literacy?

Tips for parents and caretakers of young children

True or False?  Early literacy begins at birth.TRUE! From the moment your baby is born, he is constantly taking in and learning new words, ideas, concepts and emotions.  The process of getting ready to read begins long before a child’s first day of kindergarten. Children’s brains are naturally wired to be curious and make connections to the world around them.  Here are just a few ways your baby is showing early literacy development:   Making sounds

Two Speckled Eggs

Your Friday Five

Birthday Books

Welcome to Northeast Library blog series Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. This Friday, we are highlighting birthday books! My birthday was three days ago and I'm still in the mood to celebrate. Here are a few of my favorite books to help you celebrate your birthday, whether it's this week or next year! Enjoy, friends!

Your Friday Five

Winter Family Movies

Welcome to the Northeast Library blog series, Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. This Friday, we are highlighting Winter Family MoviesHere are five hits the whole family will enjoy all winter long.  

I'm a Big Brother by Joanna Cole

Friday Five

Expecting a new brother or sister

Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. This Friday, we are looking at good reads for little kids who are expecting a new sibling in their family.

Winter Reading

Cold But Cuddly

Winter Reading Club

Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card! This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.  

At Home

Armchair Historian

Bill Bryson's 'At Home'

Usually the term "armchair historian" is used to deride amateurs who pretend to be professionals in the study of the past, but in At Home: A Short History of Private Life, Bill Bryson uses his own living room and the rest of his home as a starting off point to cover a wide reaching and varied history of domestic lif

Your Friday Five

Literary Fashion Blogs That Would Make Blair Waldorf Swoon

Welcome to the Northeast Library blog series Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic.

Your Friday Five

Thanksgiving is Near!

Welcome to the Northeast Library blog series, Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. This Friday, we are highlighting Thanksgiving with five books that will help you prep for the big day. From parades to pies, to turkeys and more, I hope these titles will help you begin a happy holiday season!

Friday Five

Dying to read a scary book? Check these Halloween picks

Welcome to Northeast Library blog series The Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. This Friday, just in time for Halloween, we are picking out some bone chilling reads for middle-grade readers.

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