Neighborhood Library

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!

Your Friday Five

Five fun tunes

Welcome to the new Northeast Library blog series, called 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 five fun tunes you can find on Freegal!

Women in Cinema

Film Screening and Discussion

Since the infancy of the film industry, there have been innovative and influential women both in front of and behind the camera making their mark on the world of movies and television.

Mystery Thriller Book Club

May's book is The Expats by Chris Pavone

For May's meeting we are reading The Expats by Chris Pavone.

Writopia Lab Creative Writing Workshop

Join Genna Kohlhardt and Maddison Conforti from Writopia Lab DC for May’s installment of the Northeast Library’s continuing writing workshop series. For kids ages 10-13, Genna and Maddison will lead a fun creative writing workshop including warm-up games to get students inspired, writing exercises led by published instructors, and an end-of-day reading.