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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.

Hora de Cuentos


Your Friday Five

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.

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.