This posting marks a new monthly series featuring one of the many wonderful databases that we subscribe to at DC Public Library. Many customers don't realize all the online information they can access - for free, from home, 24/7 - with just their library card!
Please join children's librarian and early childhood educator Miss Christina for a fun, special, story time on March 27 at 10:45 a.m. For this special Lego program, "Read! Build! Play!," we will listen to animal-themed stories, sing songs, and have time to build using legos.
The computer has become an essential part of the job application process and is a useful tool on the job, as well. Many employers are seeking computer literate candidates to hire in today's job market. In fact, many jobs can be done completely online!
You may be a comic book aficionado, or, like me, you may not know the difference between Marvel and DC Comics, and which superhero belongs to which empire. But I think we can agree that comic books and super heroes are all around us. They're on our clothes and cereal boxes, and they star in our favorite movies and also in our library books.
Dawit Tibebu is a freshman at Banneker High School, and he’s been reading some young adult books during his time volunteering at the Takoma Park DC Library. His first book review is about The Demon King, Book One in the Seven Realms Series by Cinda Williams Chima. Here’s what he has to say:
In honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, the Takoma Park DC Library is collecting mittens and socks for those in need during the month of January. We have gotten a great response from our community members, so we decided to extend the drive through Jan. 31 to allow all interested persons to participate.
Over the holiday break, I had the opportunity to get some reading done. Amber House, a new young adult fiction book written by a mother-daughter team, seemed like it would be just the thing to read while I was snowed in at my parents' house.