Northwest One
Neighborhood Library

Gaming in the Library: My Wii Experiment

This is a guest blog post by our teen volunteer Alexis C.

Celebrating National Library Week

The month of April is a busy month for library awareness, as it plays host to National Library Week, School Library Media Month and National Library Workers Day."Join the circle of knowledge @ your library," was this year's theme for National Library Week, which was April 7-13.

Jazz Appreciation Month

Celebrations for All Ages

 Join Northwest One library as we celebrate the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History’s Jazz Appreciation Month.

Northwest One Opening Delayed

Friday, March 16, 2012

The Northwest One Library will open at Noon today, Friday, March 16, due to a break-in. The library was closed at the time of the break-in and no staff were injured. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Support the NW One Library Food Drive

Help End Child Hunger

This month, as we celebrate the premiere of the film adaptation of Suzanne Collin's riveting YA novel Hunger Games, DC Public libraries throughout the District are hosting their very own "Hunger Action Stations."  From Saturday March 10th through Saturday March 31st,

Join Us in Celebrating Dr. Seuss

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” ― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

MLK Essay Contest Winner

Congratulations to Tu'ziah Hall, the winner of last month's MLK Jr. essay contest. Tu'ziah is an 8th grader at Walker-Jones Education Campus. Teens were prompted to reflect in 250-500 words on how they see the work and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. expressed in their community today. Great job to Tu'ziah and all the other entrants! Below is Tu'ziah's winning essay:

Summer Youth Employment Is Here!

Registration Begins January 27

Hey teens - thinking ahead to summer already? 

Free Tax Return Prep Begins Feb. 10

Northwest One Library is happy to announce free tax return preparation Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning Feb. 10 and continuing until April 13. All middle- and low-income taxpayers are invited to take advantage of free, first-come, first-served tax preparation by IRS-certified tax preparers. Update: There will be no tax return preparation on Friday, March 16 at Northwest One Library. View alternative sites.

New Year's Resolutions

New Year, New You?America's Top Ten New Year's Resolutions1. Lose Weight2. Exercise More3. Quit Smoking4. Reduce Debt5. Save Money6. New Job7. Drink Less8. Reduce Stress9. Take a Trip10. VolunteerDon't Stress! Visit your local library for books, CDs and materials to support your resolutions!