Northwest One
Neighborhood Library

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Ushering in a new book club, online and at Northwest One!

There's something strange about the timing of this book. Someone at my library returned the graphic novel version of Fahrenheit 51, which I read in about an hour.

Tayvon Turner Helps Usher in Summer Reading

Library Poem

Tayvon Turner, one of our most loyal customers, wrote a poem to help the Northwest One Library usher in summer reading.

Storyteller Dr. Sharon Gaston

RESCHEDULED PROGRAM!Join us Thursday, July 11, at 1:30 p.m. in the afternoon for stories told by Dr. Sharon Gaston.She uses a variety of teaching styles to present stories with a focus on character education.For ages 4 and older. 

Pet Rock Summer Reading Kickoff

Tuesday, June 4 at 4:30 p.m.

Pet rocks are loyal creatures. They never get hungry, bite, or pee on your rug. Plus, they're fun to make!This year, we're kicking off the Beneath the Surface Teen Summer Reading at Northwest One with free pet rocks! Sign up for summer reading and get cool prizes just for entering.

Summer Reading Kick-off with Uncle Devin

Come to the Northwest One Library on Wednesday, June 4, for the children's summer reading kick-off. Uncle Devin will delight us with drumming and storytelling at 11 a.m.Sign up for summer reading and receive a reading log and a bookmark with a shovel of seeds.It is time to dig into reading! Intended for ages 5-12.

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés

In celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros, the Northwest One Neighborhood Library will be hosting Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés, Monday, April 29 at 10:30 a.m.  This is an interactive children's show that teaches Spanish language and Latin American culture.

Book Spine Poetry

Creating poetry is incredibly difficult. The form is dependent on condensed story and exact language, rhythm and invention. I had some of our teens create poems out of book spines in celebration of National Poetry Month, and I was really impressed by some of the poems they created.  Check them out for yourself!

Jazz Saturday

A Jazz Appreciation Month Celebration

The history and evolution of jazz is rich and complex, much like the nation where it was born.

Northwest One Library Egg Hunt

Spring brings to mind eggs and chickens, bunnies and chocolate, and green and yellow baskets.Here are a few of my favorite egg books:

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.