Caring for an aging parent with Alzheimer's or a loved one struggling with cancer or a life-challenging illness can take an emotional, physical, and financial toll on a family. The Washington Home and Community Hospices is offering this interactive program to empower caregivers in our communities with information and tips that can help provid
Do you like scary books? Then read along with the Northwest One's Creepy Book Club. Check out any (or all) of the following titles, do one of the coordinating activities and earn a prize! Make sure you sign up for the Summer Reading Club to get even more prizes!
Northwest One library hosted its first official Summer Reading program on Friday, June 8. Mary Shapiro entertained students from Walker Jones Elementary School with songs and stories about dreams.She asked the children: “What sorts of things do we wish on?” The children here wish on all types of things: stars, birthday candles, fountains and more.
DC Public Library Staff were out in full force at the 2012 Capital Pride Festival on Sunday, June 10. Festival attendees signed up for library cards, checked out books, and even participated in a Creative Class workshop on how to make your own DIY screen print!In preparation for the festival, Northwest One Library Associate Bobbie Dougherty compiled a list of 50 LGBTQ reads for older teens that are all available at DC Public Library. Here are ten favorites:
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.