Native American Heritage Month

Cover images of the books Thunderboy Jr., How Chipmunk Got His Stripes, and The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

Book Share: Native American Stories

Join us as we celebrate Native American Heritage Month with stories from many Nations!  Afterward, children can make a craft using letters from the Cherokee language. For children ages 6 and up and their caregivers  
woodland friend

Living the Native American Experience

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month! Papitám is a learning through play experience that educates young kids with culturally appropriate Piscataway explorations. Registration required: call 202-282-0021 to sign up. Ages 8-12.  

Kokopelli: Drum In Belly

The Southwestern American Hopi tribe tell the tale of Kokopelli: Drum in Belly in which Kokopelli the Cicada leads the Ant People from the Dark World up to various other worlds and finally to the Green World. Playing his magical flute along the way, he helps teach them what they will need to know to survive and thrive as the First People.
Turkey craft

Give Thanks! Party

The Teen Advisory Group is throwing a party to celebrate Native American Indian Heritage Month and Thanksgiving! Come to the Large Meeting Room for games, a hot cider bar, a popcorn bar, a dream catcher craft, and trivia on American Indian history and the real Thanksgiving. Also, cast your vote on the Washington football team name controversy in the Teen Space all month. Change the name! Keep it the same! Suggest something new! Ages 13-19

Let's Make a Dream Catcher

We will celebrate Native American Heritage Month by reading Dreamcatcher by Audrey Osofsy. Dreamcatchers were traditionally used to trap bad dreams, and let good dreams pass through. Each child will make a dreamcatcher to take home. All materials will be provided. This program is for ages 4 and older.

Native American Heritage Month Trivia Due

American Indian Heritage Month Trivia is due!Prize will be drawn by 7 p.m.

Native American Heritage Craft Night!

Learn about American Indian basket making and bead work with fun hands on crafts at Northwest One!Ages 10-19. 

Native American Heritage Month Trivia

Join us at Northwest One Library to celebrate Native American Heritage Month! Pick up a trivia sheet at the front desk and use your skills and library resources to help you discover interesting facts about Native American Tribes.Completed trivia sheets are due by Wednesday, Nov. 27.Enter for a chance to win an awesome prize!Ages 10-19.

Get Crafty! Dream Catchers

Learn about National American Indian Heritage Month and create your own dream catcher. Dream catchers originated with the Ojibwe Nation (Chippewa).Ages 12 - 19.

Teen Book Club

Looking for a good book to read this November?