Northwest One
Neighborhood Library

Spotlight: The Works of Gordon Parks

If you enjoy the photography of Gordon Parks, you’re in for a treat. Parks was not only an award-winning photographer. He was also a poet, director, author and composer. Check out our display on one of the most versatile artists of the 20th century. We’ve got his books, photography, poems, films and more!

Get Wired at Northwest One

There are 32 good reasons for people to check out the new Northwest One Neighborhood Library branch. Our public computers!

Open House for Seniors

Open House for SeniorsMonday, December 14. 11:00 a.m. Join us Monday December 14th for the Open House for Seniors event at the new Northwest One Library.

New Northwest One Library Now Open

Visit the new 4,300-square-foot library filled with thousands of books, DVDs, CDs and much more. Enjoy story times for children, spaces for teens, programs for adults and space for community meetings. Library users can take advantage of the computers, free WiFi and high speed Internet.  The Northwest One Library is co-located with a recreation center and the Walker Jones School.   

Find Books You’re Sure to Like

Bummed that your favorite author hasn’t written anything new lately?  Try NoveList’s read-alike to discover other authors who might fit the bill.  Based on the author you like, NoveList will suggest other writers you might like.  For example, if you like Janet Evanovich’s mystery series, NoveList will suggest Nancy Bartholomew and Sarah Strohmeyer.

Video Storybooks

Children Can Watch, Listen and Learn to Read

Scholastic’s BookFlix encourages kids to read on their own.  Video storybooks such as Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! offer music, animation/artwork and narration. Fiction titles are paired with nonfiction books. For example, Curious George Rides a Bike is paired with a book on monkeys.  Dot the Fire Dog is paired with A Very Busy Firehouse. Some titles are available in Spanish.  Algunos títulos están disponibles en español.

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