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Teen Book Review

Celebrating the holiday season may make readers nostalgic for the past, and that makes this a great month to talk about historical fiction.  If you love the Wild West and rip-roaring adventure, with just a touch of sadness, then The Devil’s Paintbox by Victoria McKernan may just be the book for you.  If you would like to learn more, than read my summary and review below.

Northeast Book Club

There will be no book club discussion for the month of December.  The book selected for January is Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, a memoir of self-discovery.  If you have read the book or if you have seen the movie, share your insights with us on Monday, January 24, 2011, fro

Open House December 15

Did you know that the Northeast Library was built during the Great Depression?  Have youheard the story of the ghost rumored to haunt the Library?  Come join us as we discuss some of the activities that took place at this library before the invention of personal computers.  Stayto hear the story of the "Ghost of Littlejohn".Northeast Book ClubThere will be no book club discussion for the month of December.  The book selected for 

Come One, Come All to the Holiday Open House

On Wednesday, December 15, the Northeast Neighborhood Library is hosting a holiday open house to welcome the community and thank all of you for your enthusiastic support this year. Check out our holiday decoration,s and enjoy snacks and drinks all day long!We will also be offering fun programs and activities for all ages including the following:       4:00 p.m. Knitting Demonstration in the meeting room

Children's Room Book Club for Ages 8 - 12

Start January 2011 off right!  Join a book club.  The Children's Room at the Northeast Branch Library is resuming the children's book club.  You are invited to attend a book discussion featuring When Marian Sang by Pam Munoz Ryan.  This book is one of the choices in the "We the People" Bookshelf grant sponsored by ALA.

Holidays off The Beaten Path

Holiday shopping giving you the blues?  Then celebrate some of these irreverent holidays to give yourself the gift of laughter. Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:

Teen Book Review: "So Yesterday"

How many times have you been entranced by advertisements and couldn’t rest until you got the latest and greatest new thing?  It doesn’t matter if it’s a new phone, the coolest clothes or the latest paranormal romance title, we’ve all fallen under the spell at one time or another.

National Gaming Day @ Northeast Library

Come join us at Northeast Library from 11-4 on Saturday November 13th to celebrate National Gaming Day @ Your Library events.From 11-1, we will be having video game tournaments.  From 2-4, we will be having board game and trading card game contests. Both segements will feature the chance to win great prizes. The programs are open to all ages, so please bring your friends and family for a great time!!! 

Date Correction: Author Allison Leotta Discusses Her Book "Law of Attraction"

Come meet Allison Leotta, author of Law of Attraction. This is a legal suspense story in which Assistant U. S. Attorney Anna Curtis reveals an insider's view of a court case of domestic violence in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, December 1, at 7 p.m. Northeast Neighborhood Library330 - 7th Street, N. E.202-698-3320

Writing a Research Paper

Teens, come join us for a series of workshops on Writing a Research Paper.  Every Wednesday at 4 p.m. from November 3 to December 15, the Northeast Library will host a workshop on how to write research papers for high school and college-bound students.  Topics covered will include the discussion of what subjects work best, evaluating online resources, the best source for statistics, how to cite sources the easy way (print and electronic), how to organize your materials and write outlines.