Don’t judge this book by the cover. I took The Name of the Star for another typical historical paranormal romance. Not even close. This is a great and original premise, and a wonderful break from the typical young adult book.
How can Casper Bengue, a seventh-grader from small-town Hairsprinkle, rob a bank, buy one of the largest novelty companies, then become President of the United States? By owning the Heidelberg Handlebar Number Seven of course! A mustache so amazing that it hypnotizes everyone that sees it!
The District of Columbia Department of General Services will host a public hearing to discuss the disposition of the former Walker Jones site, made up of surplus lots located at 200 M Street NW. (The lots are Square 05559, Lots 0082 and 0083.)
The month of April is a busy month for library awareness, as it plays host to National Library Week, School Library Media Month and National Library Workers Day."Join the circle of knowledge @ your library," was this year's theme for National Library Week, which was April 7-13.
The Northwest One Library will open at Noon today, Friday, March 16, due to a break-in. The library was closed at the time of the break-in and no staff were injured. We apologize for any inconvenience.
This month, as we celebrate the premiere of the film adaptation of Suzanne Collin's riveting YA novel Hunger Games, DC Public libraries throughout the District are hosting their very own "Hunger Action Stations." From Saturday March 10th through Saturday March 31st,
Congratulations to Tu'ziah Hall, the winner of last month's MLK Jr. essay contest. Tu'ziah is an 8th grader at Walker-Jones Education Campus. Teens were prompted to reflect in 250-500 words on how they see the work and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. expressed in their community today. Great job to Tu'ziah and all the other entrants! Below is Tu'ziah's winning essay: