This story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting. Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs, and learning new rhymes.
Please call 202-698-0183 with questions.
Story time takes place on the lower level.
McKinley was known as a progressive leader who encouraged industry and was anti-imperialist in his foreign policy. However, his relations with labor were strained, spurred by many events, such as the reduction of wages in the new factories that caused strikes and hardships for workers.
The Northeast Libraryis a Maker Camp site!
From July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Monday and Wednesday, 3-5 p.m.
Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.
No registration is necessary.
Teens are encouraged to use this program as a space to vent, hang out with friends, and discuss hot topics without feeling judged by adults. Topics for discussion might be relationships, fandoms, education, travel, sports, or whatever comes to mind! Let's Talk About... is a place where teens are free to voice their opinions on issues that matter to them. Feel free to stop by and make it your own.
Looking for a place to toddle? Play with toys? Meet other little ones? Look no further!
Join us in the Children’s Room of the Northeast Library every Thursday afternoon 1-3 p.m. Play with toys that encourage early literacy and motor skill development. Learn early literacy tips from Children’s Librarians.
Relax, let loose, and have a ball!
For children ages birth to 3, along with parents and their caretakers.
Having trouble deciding on what book to read? Head into Northeast Library's Teen Space and check out our new display. Whether you like romance, science fiction, classics or contemporaries, you are bound to find something new! You can't miss it-- it's right above the computer sign in station!
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The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.
True or False? Early literacy begins at birth.TRUE!
From the moment your baby is born, he is constantly taking in and learning new words, ideas, concepts and emotions. The process of getting ready to read begins long before a child’s first day of kindergarten. Children’s brains are naturally wired to be curious and make connections to the world around them.
Here are just a few ways your baby is showing early literacy development:
Welcome to Northeast Library blog series Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic.
This Friday, we are highlighting birthday books! My birthday was three days ago and I'm still in the mood to celebrate.
Here are a few of my favorite books to help you celebrate your birthday, whether it's this week or next year!
Welcome to the Northeast Library blog series, Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic.
This Friday, we are highlighting Winter Family Movies! Here are five hits the whole family will enjoy all winter long.
Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. This Friday, we are looking at good reads for little kids who are expecting a new sibling in their family.
Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card!
This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.
Usually the term "armchair historian" is used to deride amateurs who pretend to be professionals in the study of the past, but in At Home: A Short History of Private Life, Bill Bryson uses his own living room and the rest of his home as a starting off point to cover a wide reaching and varied history of domestic lif