The teens and kids at Northwest One had a great time writing haiku book reviews and snacking on home-made candy sushi last Tuesday. Here are our reviews:Greg is so funnyHas to go to middle schoolBullied every day. --Nicole H. reading Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney I like reading booksBlack and White is a good bookIt’s interesting. --Malik C. reading Black and White by Paul Volponi
Stop into the library on Tuesday, April 5, at 4 p.m. for crafts and snacks celebrating the Sakura Matsuri, a part of DC's annual Cherry Blossom Festival. This year's festival started March 26 and goes through April 10.
In addition to our normal library programming, we have some special events this week! Join us on Wednesday, March 16th, at 1 p.m. for a St. Patrick's Day concert. Ms. Nancy returns this year to sing some traditional Irish songs with the help of her guitar and some spoons. There will be yummy Irish soda bread and jam to snack on after the concert.On Thursday, March 17th, at 1:30 p.m., we are hosting films from this year's DC Environmental Film Festival.
Answers from last week's questions: Name Piri Thomas' three autobiographies. Down These Mean Streets; Savior, Savior, Hold My Hand; Seven Long Times Which District of Columbia Public Library facility owns his first autobiography in English and Spanish? Martin Luther King Memorial Library Where did Piri grow up? El Barrio (Spanish Harlem) February 7, 2011
We are pleased to announce free tax return preparation at Northwest One Library. Meet with an IRS-certified counselor Fridays between 10am and 2pm. The program starts February 11th and continues through April.
The library, in cooperation with Byte Back, is offering free PC Basics computer classes and Office Track classes at Capitol View Library, Anacostia Library, Northwest One Library and Watha T. Daniel Library starting January 3.You must be a D.C. resident to enroll in this program. All students must present proof of residency on the first day of class to be admitted. To register, call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.