Neighborhood Library

National Gaming Day at Northeast Library

Come join us for the 2nd annual celebration of National Gaming @ Northeast Library.  A tentative schedule of events is listed below: 12:00 – 1:00 PM – Trading Card Games – Tutorials on the Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic card games and a tournament (pending enough participants) 1:00 – 2:00 PM - Role-Playing Games – Dungeons and Dragons Dungeon Crawl 2:00 – 3:00 PM – Board Games – Pictureka!, Monopoly, Scrabble, Upwords, Sorry and others

Used Book Sale

Friends of Northeast Library Hold Annual Event

The Friends of Northeast Library have announced their upcoming used book sale, which will take place on Saturday November 7th, 2009.  The sale will be open at 9:30 to FONEL Sustaining Members contributing $25 or more, and be open to the general public from 10:30 AM until 2:00 PM.  Please contact the library at (202) 698-3320 if you need more information.

Web Site of Note - DC

If the economy has got you down and you are looking for a good local job site to search, head to This local site has great searches for local jobs in a variety of different professions. And it even has a place to post résumés and cover letters when you apply for jobs directly.

How Many Words Is a Picture Worth?

Graphic novels merge pictures and language to create a new type of book.  Learn more about the writers and illustrators who create these novels with UXL's Graphic Novelists.

What Kids Are Reading

Hey Kids (and Parents),Want to know what the other kids in D.C. are reading? Check out these titles:For older kids: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling Ella Enchanted by Tommy O’Haver Golden Compass by Philip Pullman Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling The Giver by Lois Lowry James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

Book Clubs: Tips and Ideas

Whether you are already running a club or thinking about starting one, this website can help you. Reading group guides are designed to help clubs by offering specific discussion topics and questions for a given book.