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Our friend Nia's favorite book is In a Dark, Dark Room, and Other Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz. Nia likes this book because it's funny.
Description: "Seven scary stories to tell at night in front of a fire or in the dark, based on traditional stories and folktales from various countries."
Aaron told us about another of his favorite books, The Chess Player's Bible, by James Eade. Aaron likes this book for three major reasons.
1. It has information for both beginners and intermediate skilled players.
2. It has well-defined chapters, starting with pieces and movement, and progressing to strategies, openings, rules and techniques.
Aaron says one of his favorite books is The Grand Tour: A Traveler's Guide to the Solar System by Ron Miller and William K. Hartmann. He says he likes this book for three major reasons.
You like to spend a great deal of time on the Internet, don't you? It's okay. We're all guilty of running to the nearest computer, tablet, or cell phone to attain our daily dose of news and entertainment. Technology and the Internet are power players in how we send and receive information and it can be quite lovely. Like books, you can discover new worlds and new stories via the web.
Because DC Public Library is a great place of information, and we value old and new media materials, THINK TANK now presents, THINK TANK: The Suggested Online Reading List.
THINK TANK is a monthly forum to explore and discuss art and contemporary topics at the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library
Alike is a 17-year-old girl from New York struggling with her identity as a lesbian. As she fights for acceptance and love from herself and the world, Alike goes on a painful yet beautiful journey that will help shape her life.
Join us for our new program, THINK TANK, on Dec. 4 at 6 p.m., to view the critically acclaimed film, Pariah, in the large meeting room. An open discussion will follow. Food and drinks will be served.
THINK TANK is a new monthly forum to explore and discuss art and contemporary topics at the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library. This program is free and open to the public.
In honor of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), we are kicking off our new Young Adult writing contest, The Write|Speak Writing Contest!
Young writers will have the opportunity to submit their best creative writing (poems, short-stories, essays, etc.) to the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library information desk from Nov. 5 to Dec. 2. The top three written collections will be featured on our website with customized cover art.