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
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:
Northwest One Library is happy to announce free tax return preparation Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning Feb. 10 and continuing until April 13. All middle- and low-income taxpayers are invited to take advantage of free, first-come, first-served tax preparation by IRS-certified tax preparers. Update: There will be no tax return preparation on Friday, March 16 at Northwest One Library. View alternative sites.
New Year, New You?America's Top Ten New Year's Resolutions1. Lose Weight2. Exercise More3. Quit Smoking4. Reduce Debt5. Save Money6. New Job7. Drink Less8. Reduce Stress9. Take a Trip10. VolunteerDon't Stress! Visit your local library for books, CDs and materials to support your resolutions!
Explore the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and participate in our essay contest! The contest is open to all teens ages 12 - 19. Teens must have a DC Public Library card to submit an entry.In 250-500 words, reflect on how you see the work and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. expressed in your community today.
All DC Public Library locations will close on Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2. Visit the Library 24/7 at www.dclibrary.org to download books + music, renew materials, sign up for eNews and eNotices and much more. Have a safe and happy new year!
Please join us Tuesday evening in celebrating the second year of the Northwest One Neighborhood Library. We'll have crafts, story time, snacks, an author talk and more.4 to 5 p.m. — Potato Stamp Holiday CraftsCreate unique holiday gift wrap and holiday cards with stamps hand-carved from...potatoes!
Everyone knows that holiday shopping is total madness. Do yourself a favor, and take some time to create unique and meaningful gifts for family and friends this holiday season. Need help with ideas? Check out these books on display at Northwest One to find inspiration and straightforward tutorials.
The holiday season is upon us once more, so now is as good a time as ever to check out cookbooks from the library. Before pouring through recipes, be sure to take advantage of the wonderful Thanksgiving Turkey baskets provided by our friends at the North Capitol Collaborative and Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative. The collaboratives will be distributing turkey baskets, clothing, books, toiletries and more to any D.C. resident on a first come, first serve basis.