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Holidays Off the Beaten Path

Other countries create a special banking holiday on the first Monday in August so that their citizens get a three-day weekend.  But here in the U.S., we get nothing.  (Maybe because everyone’s on vacation?)  Even though most of us don’t have a three-day weekend to look forward to, there are still plenty of reasons to celebrate.  Learn about some of the weird holidays that happen this month by clicking on the links below.

Draw Your Own Superhero

Right now, superheroes are everywhere! 

Dog Days of Summer

On Monday, August 15, at 4 p.m., we will have our wrap-up party for the summer reading program.  Our special guest will be a working dog from the U.S. Capitol Police. After we have learned about working dogs, we will play bingo and have refreshments.  Keep reading!

Bookmaking for Kids at the Northeast Library

On Monday, June 20, the Northeast Neighborhood Library hosted Sushmita Mazumdar, a book artist, who shared handmade books with local children and taught them how to make their own.

Teen Book Review: "Candor"

We’re starting to approach the dog days of summer, which means that it’s going to get hotter and hotter. But if you really want to turn up the heat, you should see what’s happening in the Florida swamp in the novel Candor by Pam Bachorz.  In this book, Nia and Oscar are caught in a real scorcher, and if they fail, they’ll be burned up in more ways than one. 

Second Floor Remains Closed

Due to ongoing roof repairs, the second floor children's area of the Northeast Neighborhood Library will remain closed until further notice.

Second Floor Closed Today

Due to roof repairs, the second floor children's area of the Northeast Neighborhood Library will be closed today, July 15. The first floor and the mezzanine will be open as usual.

Holidays off the Beaten Path

Fireworks make us loud and proud, but Independence Day is just one of the many holidays we can celebrate in July.  Learn about some of the weird holidays that happen this month by clicking on the links below, and see if they make as a big a BOOM in your life as the fireworks on the Fourth. July 3 – Stay Out of the Sun Day

International Gaming Night

As part of the the Library teen summer reading program You Are Here, we will be hosting a special event, International Gaming Night, on Wednesday, June 29, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  For more information about the event, please read the description below.

Adult Book Club: "Grace"

Join the next book discussion of Grace by Richard Paul Evans.  Grace is the story of a young runaway and the boy who hides her from a frightening world too large and unfathomable for him to comprehend.  Grace is the story of a man remembering his first love, his first kiss and the girl who taught him more about life than anyone. The Adult Book Club meets every fourth Monday.  The next Adult Book Club meeting is scheduled for June 27 at 7 p.m.

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