Neighborhood Library

Friday Five

Lost and Found Edition

Welcome to the new Northeast Neighborhood Library blog series, Your Friday Five!

5th Annual Tour de DCPL

Approximately 40 bicyclists participated in the 5th Annual Tour de DCPL, Saturday, May 17. The free, community bike ride highlights DC Public Libraries by riding between locations throughout the city.

Summer Reading at the Northeast Neighborhood Library

Books and Fun for the Whole Family

Summer reading starts on June 1 at the Northeast Neighborhood Library, and you are invited to join us for three months of stories, activities and adventures. Readers of all ages are invited to sign up to win prizes for reading books and participating in activities.

Plate Lunch History

Reading Sarah Vowell's 'Unfamiliar Fishes'

Any history book that begins with the sentence "Why is there a glop of macaroni salad next to the Japanese chicken in my plate lunch?" has already won me over.

Friday Five

Using Picture Books to Promote Self-Esteem

Welcome to new 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 books on self-esteem. Self-esteem comes from the inside and it can't be directly taught, but it can be encouraged and fostered with positive words and picture books.

Literary Hill BookFest Reading Series

Come see Mike Canning, author of "Hollywood on the Potomac: How the Movies View Washington, D.C."

We are excited about our partnership with the Literary Hill BookFest that is bringing a series of Capitol Hill author talks to DC Public Library locations on the Hill.Our first Reading Series event is Wednesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. at Northeast Library with Mike Canning.

Your Friday Five

Five Databases That Keep Learning Fun!

Welcome to the new Northeast Library blog series, called Your Friday Five!Each week, the Children's and Teen staff will

Mystery Thriller Book Club

June's Book Is "The Gods of Gotham" by Lyndsay Faye

For June we're reading The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye, the story of Timothy Wilde as briefly summarized in the video above.

Tween Book Club

'Better Nate Than Ever'

The Northeast Library Tween Book Club had a lot of fun reading and discussing Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle. In the story, thirteen-year-old Nate plots to escape his small town to audition on Broadway, resulting in hilarious misadventures. We talked about our favorite characters and moments in the book.

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