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daBook Club February Read

'145th Street Short Stories'

Join daBook Club for a discussion of some of the great stories in this collection of shorts Walter Dean Myers. These stories all take place on the 145th block in Harlem and feature characters like Big Joe, who wants to attend his own funeral, fine Peaches and her girl, Squeezie, Monkeyman, and Benny, a fighter on the way to a knockout.

Mardi Gras Mask Making

It's Carnival season! Mardi Gras is a celebration of excess; the last chance to have some fun before the somber observance of Lent. More importantly, it's a good excuse to throw a party. People wear masks, make elaborate costumes, and throw parades. Children and adults alike line the streets to watch celebrities roll by on floats, catch beads, doubloons and other trinkets. 

daBook Club January Read

'Still I Rise': Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party!

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, daBook Club will read the graphic novel Still I Rise, a book about the African experience in America.

Reading Challenge during the Winter Break

Children ages 3 - 10 are invited to a reading challenge.  On Jan. 2 and Jan. 3, a children's librarian will be available to read one-on-one with children.

Happy Moon Watching, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year!

It is the perfect time of year to do some moon watching.The shortest day of the year is Dec. 21.  A new moon is predicted for Dec. 24.  A full moon should appear on Dec. 28.There are many books, children's and adult, which have "moon" in the title.  Let the moon inspire you.

Keep Your New Year's Resolution

With help from your neighborhood library!

On Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m., join us at Northwest One Neighborhood Library for a special yoga class. The class will begin with a brief explanation of what yoga is, and what it can do for you. People of all levels are welcome, from beginners to experts.

daBook Club Reads: 'Deogratias: A Tale of Rwanda'

The holiday season is one of the best times of the year. The food is great, the company is even better. There's nothing quite like the joy that comes from giving and getting gifts.

Dunbar High Students Gain a New Tool

Your New Best Friend: Online Databases!

Are you struggling to find sources for your research paper? Maybe it's almost due and you don't have time to make it to your neighborhood library. Tisk Tisk. Don't worry, there's still time and we have something that might help.

Celebrate Germany - Kids Euro Festival

Celebrate Germany with folktales such as "The Bremen Town Musicians" and "Little Red Riding Hood" found in Lucy Cousins' book Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales

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