Congratulations to Maxine Davis, winner of the War of the Worlds: Special Edition in the Adult Summer Reading program, pictured here receiving her prize from Northwest One staff.Ms. Davis is a regular at Northwest One Library, and staff couldn't be more excited for her!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: