Northwest One
Neighborhood Library

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.

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!

MLK Week Essay Contest

Explore the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and participate in our essay contest! The contest is open to all teens ages 12 - 19. Teens must have a DC Public Library card to submit an entry.In 250-500 words, reflect on how you see the work and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. expressed in your community today.

Holiday Closings

Happy New Year!

All DC Public Library locations will close on Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2.  Visit the Library 24/7 at to download books + music, renew materials, sign up for eNews and eNotices and much more. Have a safe and happy new year!

Northwest One Holiday Party

Join Us Tuesday Night

Please join us Tuesday evening in celebrating the second year of the Northwest One Neighborhood Library. We'll have crafts, story time, snacks, an author talk and more.4 to 5 p.m. — Potato Stamp Holiday CraftsCreate unique holiday gift wrap and holiday cards with stamps hand-carved from...potatoes!