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Dunbar High Students Gain a New Tool

Your New Best Friend: Online Databases!

Are you struggling to find sources for your research paper? Maybe it's almost due and you don't have time to make it to your neighborhood library. Tisk Tisk. Don't worry, there's still time and we have something that might help.

Celebrate Germany - Kids Euro Festival

Celebrate Germany with folktales such as "The Bremen Town Musicians" and "Little Red Riding Hood" found in Lucy Cousins' book Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales

Congratulations Kendall!

Our Teen Summer Reading Prize Winner

Congratulations to Kendall Wilson, who won big with this year's "Own the Night" Teen Summer Reading program! Kendall received an Amazon Kindle Fire from Northwest One Neighborhood Library for reading 25 books this summer -- well surpassing his original goal of 15 books. We chatted with Kendall about his prize and reading this summer:

Back-to-School Night

Celebrate heading back to school at our library Open House on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Whether you're an educator, a parent, or a student yourself, please come in to learn how Northwest One Library can help you excel this school year. Pick up information on our library resources and programs and grab an apple while you're at it!

Ty'Yhona's Top Picks

My name is Ty’Yhona and for my 2012 SYEP Capstone Project I chose the Collection Development track. I chose to do this track because I thought it would be a great experience for me to learn how to merchandise and create different types of displays. My final product were bookmarks I created and a display highlighting my books of choice. 

Waiting on Fifty Shades of Grey?

I know you are. DCPL’s hold list for the trilogy is over 400.Some people are simply curious about the books because of the media attention given to the series and some people are fans of the genre.Either way, here are some titles to help you through that long wait list!

The Creepy Book Club

Do you like scary books? Then read along with the Northwest One's Creepy Book Club. Check out any (or all) of the following titles, do one of the coordinating activities and earn a prize! Make sure you sign up for the Summer Reading Club to get even more prizes!

Mary Shapiro visits NW1

Northwest One library hosted its first official Summer Reading program on Friday, June 8. Mary Shapiro entertained students from Walker Jones Elementary School with songs and stories about dreams.She asked the children: “What sorts of things do we wish on?” The children here wish on all types of things: stars, birthday candles, fountains and more.

Celebrate Pride with LGBTQ Fiction

Ten Titles for Teens

DC Public Library Staff were out in full force at the 2012 Capital Pride Festival on Sunday, June 10. Festival attendees signed up for library cards, checked out books, and even participated in a Creative Class workshop on how to make your own DIY screen print!In preparation for the festival, Northwest One Library Associate Bobbie Dougherty compiled a list of 50 LGBTQ reads for older teens that are all available at DC Public Library. Here are ten favorites:

Summer Read: 'Name of the Star'

Don’t judge this book by the cover. I took The Name of the Star for another typical historical paranormal romance. Not even close. This is a great and original premise, and a wonderful break from the typical young adult book.