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Mac and Cheese Rats

Meet Our Library Pets!

Macaroni and Cheese

On May 7, the Northeast Neighborhood Library family gained two new members: The Friends of Northeast Library have been kind and generous enough to sponsor our purchase and care of two female Dumbo Rats! Over the course of one week, library visitors were able to submit name entries to be considered for our naming contest. By the end of the submission period, we had received 93 pairs of names for the rat sisters. It was a huge and difficult task picking only five pairs to go on our official ballot!

The Gruffalo

Vocabulary Skills

Early Literacy tips for parents and caretakers of young children

Researchers say that there are six skills that are important for children to learn before they are ready to read:

Kevin Beard

Rise of An 'Empire'

The Black Gay Man on Screen

The characterization of the African American male homosexual on screen has come a long way since the early days of film. How has the gay black man been portrayed on film? What impact have these early roles had on future depictions of race and sexuality?   Join Kevin Beard in conversation Thursday, June 18 at 7 p.m. for an in-depth analysis, from the early days of film to Empire.

Of Mice and Men

Book to Film Club

'Of Mice and Men'

“Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.”  ― John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences. As always, there will be popcorn. Monday, June 29 at 6:30 p.m.

Amigurumi Two!

Clever Crafting

Amigurumi Part One: crocheted dolls and creatures

I admit it. I am a librarian and I like to crochet and knit.

Weekly Summer Pajama Movie Night Line Up Announced

Everything is awesome as series kicks off June 25

This summer, put on your PJs and join us Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. at Tenley-Friendship Library for fun children’s movies. Food, blankets and pillows are welcome. Check out our line up. June 25: Emmet, an ordinary Lego construction worker, may be the key to saving his world from the Kragle. View trailer.   

Literary Capital cover

Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion Series

'Literary Capital'

Do you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C.?  The Cleveland Park Library has a local book discussion series!

Reb Livingston - Poet

Poetry Reading: Avante-garde Meets Traditiona

Writing exercise included

This poetry reading focuses on bringing two creative directions together: Avante-garde and traditional poetry.

The Darkest Minds series book art

It Gives Me the Shivers

YA literature beyond 'Twilight'

The best part about summer is staying up late and reading something fun like a scary story. Nothing like a slasher tale to keep you up, right?

Beautiful Oops! cover image

Interactive Children's Books

Get your child involved in the story!

Whether you're trying to find the perfect, engaging book to use as your preschooler's classroom guest reader or you just want something that'll really grab and hold the attention of your little one, these titles that invite active participation will capture any child's imagination and have them begging you to read them "just one more time!"

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