Northwest One
Neighborhood Library

In collaboration with the DC Poetry Project

Published on Monday, April 14, 2014

American Poetry Book CoverFinding the Visible in the Invisible is a poetry workshop for homeless men. The program is designed to assist individuals in rediscovering creativity and self expression through five senses poetry.

We're extremely excited about this program at Northwest One because it is for a part of our community that is typically overlooked and under served. We are hoping this program will provide a creative outlet for people who might not often get to express themselves in a forum where someone will listen.

Published on Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Amelia to Zora by Chin-Lee

Girls Rebel by Heather SchwartzWomen are honored in March with National Women's History Month.

The library has many good books in the collective biographies section featuring women. There are also many individual biographies.

Published on Thursday, February 20, 2014
And to Think I Saw It on Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss

On Saturday, March 1, come read or listen to a Dr. Seuss story. 

March 2 is Dr. Seuss' birthday. His first book was And to Think I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

The fun begins at 3 p.m. Families are welcome.

Other favorites of Dr. Seuss include:

Thursday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m.

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2014

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Prove your gaming skills at Northwest One!

Join us Thursday, Feb. 20th at 5 p.m. for an epic showdown. Many will fight, but there can be only one winner of this battle royale. There will be snacks and prizes for first and second place!

Sign up at the front desk!

Published on Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Girl wearing orange shirtInstead of wearing Valentine red and pink this February, wear orange to promote healthy relationships. People are wearing orange on Feb. 11 to spread knowledge about Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month, which happens every February.

Check out these links for more information:

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

Chinese New Year, Groundhog Day and Valentine's Day

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2014

Which is your favorite day -- Chinese New Year, Groundhog Day, or Valentine's Day?  

Come by Saturday, Feb. 1 to celebrate one, two or three of these special days.

The fun begins at 3 p.m.

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Published on Sunday, January 12, 2014

My School DC LogoWhich school will your child call My School?

For this coming school year (2014-15), DC Public Schools (DCPS) and participating public charter schools have a common application and lottery. Visit to find everything you need to learn and apply, or come to one of the information sessions listed below. The application closes Feb. 3 for grades 9-12 and March 3 for grades PK3-8.

Please call the My School DC Hotline at (202) 888-6336 or email for additional information.

Published on Saturday, January 11, 2014
My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
My Brother Martin by Christine King Farris