Northeast
Neighborhood Library

Library Closed February 17

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Feb. 17 due to inclement weather.

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Celebrate Black History Month with Uncork'd Art

Just For Fun Paint Night

Join us at the Northeast Neighborhood Library on Thursday, Feb. 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a fun painting session brought to you by Uncork'd Art.  Participants will paint a canvas picture inspired by African American heritage to celebrate Black History Month - possibly Michael Jackson themed! Uncork'd Art will provide art instruction and all supplies for you to create a memorable art piece to take home.  

Tacky & Winter

Your Friday Five

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, we are highlighting books about winter sports! People often give winter the cold shoulder when it comes to showing love for the season's outdoor activities. Everyone loves summer because they can go swimming, kayaking, tubing, and more; but there are some winter sports that are just as fun as their summer counterparts, if not more so!

Black on White

Print Motivation

Early Literacy Tips for Parents and Caretakers of Young Children

Researchers say that there are six skills that are important for children to learn before they are ready to read: Print Motivation Print Awareness Narrative Skills Vocabulary Letter Knowledge Phonological Awareness (Source: Every Child Ready to Read via Saroj Ghoting). 

Squirrel's New Years Resolution

Your Friday Five

Bringing in the New Year

Welcome to 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, we are highlighting what's bright, shiny and new!  Happy 2015 everyone! 1 - 2 - 3 Peas by Keith Baker

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Northeast Neighborhood Library Recognized for Renovation

Wins an Award from DC Chapter of AIA

The Northeast Neighborhood Library has been given an Award of Merit in Historic Resources by the DC Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture. The jurors for the award cited the careful attention to historic details in the renovation, as well as the creative repurposing of space for the public. Read the article in the Winter 2014 issue of Architecture DC

Teen Infographic

Young Adult Literature Guide

An Infographic for Teens

Having trouble deciding on what book to read? Head into Northeast Library's Teen Space and check out our new display. Whether you like romance, science fiction, classics or contemporaries, you are bound to find something new! You can't miss it-- it's right above the computer sign in station! Can't make it to the library?   Place a hold from your online account on one of these displayed titles: Romance

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Friday Five

Best Children's Books 2014 lists

Welcome to Northeast Library blog series, the Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic.

Instant DCPL

7 Ways to Enjoy the Library Instantly

The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!

All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online! 1. Have your own film festival at home. View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.

Row Row Row Your Boat by Jane Cabrera

What is Early Literacy?

Tips for parents and caretakers of young children

True or False?  Early literacy begins at birth.TRUE! From the moment your baby is born, he is constantly taking in and learning new words, ideas, concepts and emotions.  The process of getting ready to read begins long before a child’s first day of kindergarten. Children’s brains are naturally wired to be curious and make connections to the world around them.  Here are just a few ways your baby is showing early literacy development:   Making sounds

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