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Friday Five

Simple Summer Science Experiments

Welcome to the new 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 simple summer science experiments to do at home with your children.  Are you experiencing a summer meltdown because your kids are riding your last nerve? Have your children forgotten what they learned all school year? Have you run out of fun ideas to do with your kids this summer? Have you heard the words “I’m bored” more times than you can count?

The Perilous Fight

This month marks the two hundred year anniversary of the burning of Washington by the British as a part of the (slightly misnamed) War of 1812.

Your Friday Five

Crafting Fun for the Whole Family

Welcome to the new 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. With the record heat, this Friday, we are offering up a selection of resources to keep the fun going for when you simply can't have fun outdoors. Go on, get crafty!

Mystery Thriller Book Club

August's book is "Defending Jacob" by William Landay

For August we're reading Defending Jacob by William Landay, the tale of Andy Barber an assistant district attorney, whose fourteen-year-old son, Jacob is charged with the murder of a fellow stu

Literary Hill BookFest Reading Series

Come see Louis Bayard, author of "Roosevelt's Beast."

We are excited about the next talk in 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 next Reading Series event is Tuesday, August 19 at 7 p.m. at Northeast Library with Louis Bayard.

Your Friday Five

Great Audio Books for the next Family Roadtrip

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.

Friday Five

Math Nonfiction: Beyond 1,2,3

Welcome to the Northeast Neighborhood Library blog series, Your Friday Five!

Your Friday Five

It Can Be Done

For this edition of Your Friday Five I have selected books that show the vastness of human imagination and the willpower which often makes dreams realities.  If you are a history buff like myself or just want to learn about the basics of building, I believe I have a book for you.  

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My Favorite Summer Vacation Books Ever!

Welcome to new 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 on summer vacation.  It’s time to say Adios to “old man winter” and “hello” to summer fun and summer sun. Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are here!! Now that summer is here what will you?

WE DID IT!: '100 by Summer' Made 140+ Sign-ups!

I had already shelved my books and was busy helping customers. It was just another regular day. But, I noticed something. A lot of the customers who I had engaged with did NOT own a library card. How could this be? Then I remember saying, “100 by Summer.” This was in March.  

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