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Homeschooling Resources

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, in honor of May as Homeschooling Month, we are highlighting five great homeschooling resources for parents and youth.Databases

Zoom To The Moon With Leo Loves Baby Time!

Leo Loves Baby Time by Anna McQuinn is a follow-up to the wonderful Lola series! This new book aims for a slightly younger audience.

Your Friday Five (belated!)

Mother's Day Reads

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

American Sign Language (ASL) Story Hour

Come join Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen at the Northeast Neighborhood Library on Wednesday, June 18 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. as she shares some stories in American Sign Language, and teaches some simple ASL signs and games. Target ages 3-5, but all ages are welcome.ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present.

Murder at the Forgotten Fair

I grew up hearing my parents tell stories of where they were when Kennedy was shot, when the moon landing happened, and when Nixon resigned. I have no memories, no experience with any of these things. As real as those important moments are for my parents, they are little more then events in a history book to me.

#tbt: Throwback Thursdays

Discover read-alikes for some of your favorite childhood books!


Poetic Wordplay Workshop Recap

Northeast’s own Lizzie Nolan and Torin Jensen engaged 20 kids with snacks, writing exercises, and finally, a chance to read their own work aloud to a friendly audience. Beginning with a sensory-detail exercise, the workshop participants were given a variety of snacks, ranging from wrinkled dates to salty pretzels, and were tasked with using their five senses to describe them. 

The Real Madame LaLaurie and Marie Laveau

Author, Carolyn Morrow Long compares the 'American Horror Story' characters to their real-life counterparts.

Are you a fan of American Horror Story? Were you horrified by the characters of Delphine and Marie in season three? Did you know they were real people who lived in 19th-century New Orleans?

Your Friday Five

Blake's First Friday Five

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