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The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.

Fiction Fanatics Book Club

July's book: "The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P." by Adelle Waldman

For July the Fiction Fanatics Book Club is reading The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. by Adelle Waldman.

Mac and Cheese Rats

Meet Our Library Pets!

Macaroni and Cheese

On May 7, the Northeast Neighborhood Library family gained two new members: The Friends of Northeast Library have been kind and generous enough to sponsor our purchase and care of two female Dumbo Rats! Over the course of one week, library visitors were able to submit name entries to be considered for our naming contest. By the end of the submission period, we had received 93 pairs of names for the rat sisters. It was a huge and difficult task picking only five pairs to go on our official ballot!

The Gruffalo

Vocabulary Skills

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:

The Napping House

Say it Again!

Picture books with repeated phrases

Early Literacy Skills are competencies that children need to develop before they begin reading and writing.* Choosing books to read with your child that have a repetitive phrase can aid in the development of many of the early literacy skills that children need in order to be ready to read:  Print Motivation Print Awareness Narrative Skills Vocabulary Letter Knowledge

Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

Dear Diary

Books in diary format for young adults

Novels that are narrated in a diary or journal format provide a raw, intimate, and honest perspective.  Readers are provided confidential details of the narrators’ deepest fears, desires, and secrets.  Young adult novels in diary format are particularly of interest because the process of coming of age is so personal.  This unfiltered perspective is something that the reader's inner voyeur cannot resist.  

Yoga pose silhouette

Yoga at Northeast

Spring into wellness

With the winter finally past us, the trees and flowers all around our neighborhood are springing back to life.   Maria, a Yoga Alliance certified teacher, can help you spring back from the long, cold winter.   All adults are welcome, no previous yoga experience is needed. Mezzanine Conference Room at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday May 7, May 14, May 21 and May 28.  

Hunter of the Great Forest

Narrative Skills

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:

The Everything Book

Print Awareness

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).  

 Wild women of Washington, D.C. : a history of disorderly conduct from the ladies of the District

Literary Hill BookFest Reading Series

Canden Schwantes Arciniega, author of 'Wild Women of Washington, D.C.'

Come hear from Canden Schwantes Arciniega, author of 

Women painting

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.  

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