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Published on Monday, November 9, 2009

Come join us for the 2nd annual celebration of National Gaming @ Northeast Library.  A tentative schedule of events is listed below:

12:00 – 1:00 PM – Trading Card Games – Tutorials on the Yu-Gi-Oh and
Magic card games and a tournament (pending enough participants)

1:00 – 2:00 PM - Role-Playing Games –
Dungeons and Dragons Dungeon Crawl

2:00 – 3:00 PM – Board Games – Pictureka!, Monopoly, Scrabble, Upwords, Sorry and others

3:00 – 4:00 PM - Video Games – Guitar Hero, Dance Dance Revolution, and Buzz Trivia on Playstation 2

Friends of Northeast Library Hold Annual Event

Published on Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The Friends of Northeast Library have announced their upcoming used book sale, which will take place on Saturday November 7th, 2009.  The sale will be open at 9:30 to FONEL Sustaining Members contributing $25 or more, and be open to the general public from 10:30 AM until 2:00 PM.  Please contact the library at (202) 698-3320 if you need more information.

Published on Thursday, October 8, 2009

If the economy has got you down and you are looking for a good local job site to search, head to This local site has great searches for local jobs in a variety of different professions. And it even has a place to post résumés and cover letters when you apply for jobs directly.

Published on Thursday, October 1, 2009

Graphic novels merge pictures and language to create a new type of book.  Learn more about the writers and illustrators who create these novels with UXL's Graphic Novelists.

Published on Friday, September 25, 2009

Hey Kids (and Parents),

Want to know what the other kids in D.C. are reading? Check out these titles:

For older kids:

  • Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  • Ella Enchanted by Tommy O’Haver
  • Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  • Because of Winn-Dixie by Wayne Wang
  • Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events by Bradley Silberling
  • Megaman NT Warrior by Ryo Takamisaki

For younger kids:

Published on Thursday, September 17, 2009

Whether you are already running a club or thinking about starting one, this website can help you.

Reading group guides are designed to help clubs by offering specific discussion topics and questions for a given book.