Northwest One
Neighborhood Library

Are Zombies the New Vampires?

Sure, vampires are still hot in popular culture, but all the cool kids know that zombies are where it's at. Maybe you heard about the zombies trying to stumble around the Lincoln Memorial the other day? Or at Farragut North? Or these guys on the Orange Line?

Estate Planning Workshop

Who should decide what happens to your assets and personal property after you depart? You, your loved ones or a government agency? If you want to be in control, you need to have an estate plan. If you’re over 60 years old and living in D.C. on a limited income, you can have these important legal documents prepared free by the AARP’s Legal Counsel for the Elderly staff.

DC Loves to Read Day at Northwest One

Visitors of all ages enjoyed a day of imaginative play and thought- provoking literature, beginning with the Graffiti Wall and Story Petting Zoo. The Graffiti Wall program consisted of a large paper banner on which children

Yoga Classes at the Library

Northwest One is excited to announce that free yoga classes start up next Tuesday at the library! The classes are geared towards beginners and all are welcome regardless of experience.

Catch Up on Series Reading

Greg Heffley Series by Jeff Kinney

DC Loves to Read Day, October 2

DC Loves to Read Day is just around the corner. Come Read-In at the library on Saturday, October 2, to celebrate the pleasure of books and reading .  Northwest One Neighborhood Library will have snacks, fun crafts, story time and a poetry reading!10 a.m. - 1p.m.: Literary Graffiti Wall

Remembering 9-11 Through Fiction

History has always been fuel for fiction, and with the recent passing of 9/11 on the calendar, my thoughts turned to how writers have dealt with it in their storytelling. It turns out that quite a number of writers have used 9/11 in their work -- often as a catalyst for characters to reexamine their lives (just as so many of us did in our own worlds).

What's My Name?

The Electoral Roots of the Northwest One Library's Name

People often wonder what the name "Northwest One" means. Most assume it's some kind of slick real-estate branding, and don't realize the name hearkens back to the urban renewal programs of the late 1960s. In the years following WWII, the neighborhood became rather notorious for its run-down buildings, and there was a lot of interest in revitalizing it.

Ladies Night Book Club

September Selection - "A Man's Worth"

Join Ms. Perry and Ms. Robinson for Northwest One's monthly book club discussion. Pick up a copy of Nikita Lynnette Nichols’

Come Hear Editorial Prize Winners

Tidal Basin Review Inaugural Reading

Local publishers of the Tidal Basin Review are hosting a reading with the 2010 winners of the Tidal Basin Review Editorial Prize. This year's winners are Kim Coleman Foote and Reginald Flood. The reading is this Saturday August 21st and starts at 12:30pm. All ages are welcome!