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Go for the Gold!

In honor of this year’s summer reading theme (Go for the Gold, Read!) and the close of the summer Olympics, here are my favorite inspirational sports films of those achieving their own personal gold.

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Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party/Back to School Celebration

On Tuesday, August 30, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., there will be a Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party at the Northwest One Library. This party is for ALL ages as the summer reading program was for ALL ages.  This party will also be our Back to School celebration!  We will have local artist Rajan Sedalia for our special guest.  He will be drawing caricatures of children. In addition, we will have a crafts table, a games table, a Library Information table, and snacks.

The Sellout

A Midsummer's Night Read

Summer being a time of enjoyment and eclecticism; the following books alternate between being enjoyable, soothing, heartbreaking, interesting, and - in a lot of ways - timely reading material.

Summer Performer

"The Uncle Devin Show" at the Northwest One Library

Friendship Public Charter School Camp

On June 28, the Northwest One Library was honored to have Uncle Devin perform "The Uncle Devin Show" for an audience of over 70 people, including a camp group from Friendship Public Charter School. Students joined us as we hosted  this spectacular event for our public audience. Children in attendance ranged in age from 3 to 10 and all enjoyed the program with enthusiasm.

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Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion Series

History of Rock Creek Park by Scott Einberger

Do you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C.?

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Introduction to Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer that just needs a monitor, SD card and keyboard to operate. It is very inexpensive (the most expensive model is $35).   Learn the basics about how to buy, set up and operate this fun, unique computer at our workshop on July 19 at 7 pm.     

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Beach Reads 2016

When you think of summer books, does your mind go to the thriller that you can't put down while you're at the beach? Do you think of setting aside some time to finally get to that classic book you've been meaning to read forever? Or maybe you just want to read about two people who definitely won't be getting together at the end (wink wink). I think that the books on this list would fit very nicely with a cold drink and the unbearable humidity that we know and love.

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The Name of the Rose

The Georgetown Book Club's July Selection

As in previous years, the Georgetown Book Club is celebrating Summer Reading with the discussion of a classic, though this year that classic is of the modern variety:

Summer Reading Display

Follow The Route

Northwest One Has Summer Reading All Mapped Out

Need some suggestions or want some fun programs to attend this summer? Well, stop into the Northwest One Library and view our map or pick up a calendar. We have lots of exciting things going on this summer! We've created an optional map you can follow. It's sure to help guide you to cross the finish line of Summer Reading 2016! Map Keys: Ballons - Represent our Summer Reading Kick-Off and Midpoint 

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