Neighborhood Library

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Friends of Woodridge Library Hold Semi-annual Booksale

Eating for the Season

Saturday, November 21, 200912:30 p.m.Join Yoga instructor Deirdre Smith for yoga, bodywork and food you can use to maintain strength,health and vitality,during the winter seasons.

This Week's Events

Fun, Fitness and Lively Discussion

Monday, November 16, 2009, 7 p.m.

Read Historic Black Newspapers

The D.C. Public Library offers full historic content from three major black newspapers: The Chicago Defender (1909-1975), The New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), and The Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003).

National Book Award Winners in Young People’s Literature

The National Book Award, given since 1950, honors the year’s best work in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Read past young people's literature winners: What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell (2008) The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (2007) The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 1: The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson (2006) The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall (2005) Godless by Pete Hautman (2004)

Listen to AudioBooks on Your Own Player

Through OverDrive, the library offers AudioBooks you can download and listen to on your iPod or other device. Whether you like romance, Westerns, history, humor, classics, self-improvement, sci-fi or mystery and suspense, this site has something for you.

D.C. Checks Out Nonfiction

Find Out What the Rest of the City Is Reading

Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman Blink by Malcolm Gladwell A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle