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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

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

Two Speckled Eggs

Your Friday Five

Birthday Books

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 birthday books! My birthday was three days ago and I'm still in the mood to celebrate. Here are a few of my favorite books to help you celebrate your birthday, whether it's this week or next year! Enjoy, friends!

Your Friday Five

Winter Family Movies

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 Winter Family MoviesHere are five hits the whole family will enjoy all winter long.  

At Home

Armchair Historian

Bill Bryson's 'At Home'

Usually the term "armchair historian" is used to deride amateurs who pretend to be professionals in the study of the past, but in At Home: A Short History of Private Life, Bill Bryson uses his own living room and the rest of his home as a starting off point to cover a wide reaching and varied history of domestic lif

Your Friday Five

Literary Fashion Blogs That Would Make Blair Waldorf Swoon

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.

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