Northwest One
Neighborhood Library

Summer Reading Winners in the Children's Room

Congratulations to Shayne Pedroso, winner of the Kindle Fire in the summer reading program for ages 6-12!Shayne came to the summer reading kickoff party on June 5, signed up for summer reading, and returned her completed reading log during the last week of August.  

Children's Book Club

"There was only orange juice in the fridge. Nothing else that you could put on cereal, unless you think that ketchup or mayonnaise or pickle juice would be nice on Toastios..."

Saturday Game Day

Did you know that your local library is more than a place to learn and read books? It’s a community space too!

Shakespeare Theatre Free For All "The Winter's Tale"

Or, "Exeunt, Pursued by a Bear"

Every summer from August 19-31, the Shakespeare Theatre Company presents a series of free Shakespeare performances. This year, their free performance is none other than William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale--not to be confused with Mark Helprin's novel Winter's Tale.

Adventures in Art

Did you know that the library can be a great place for children to learn about art history? Once a month, come learn to make art in the style of a famous artist from history. Each event will highlight a specific artist, such as Piet Mondrian or Salvador Dali.

Saturday Game Day

Did you know that your local library is more than a place to learn and read books? It’s a community space too! Escape the summer heat for an afternoon of gameplay at the Northwest One Library! We’ve got games including Sorry!, checkers and more.

Hook & Needle Club

Did you know that Northwest One has started a knitting and crochet circle for teens and tweens? Once a month, come to the library and learn how to knit or crochet. Yarn, knitting needles, and crochet hooks will all be provided, but you're welcome to bring your own.

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

This year, we're kicking off the Spark a Reaction Teen Summer Reading at Northwest One with free pizza and

Awesome Con Reads

This past weekend D.C.'s very own comic convention, Awesome Con, was at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, just a few blocks away from Northwest One. As if that isn't exciting enough, DC Public Library had a table at the convention where you could sign up for a library card! With your shiny new library card and your newfound craving for comics to read, come to your neighborhood library and check out some comics and graphic novels written and illustrated by Awesome Con guests:

Finding the Visible in the Invisible

In collaboration with the DC Poetry Project

Finding the Visible in the Invisible is a poetry workshop for homeless men. The program is designed to assist individuals in rediscovering creativity and self expression through five senses poetry.