Hunger Games Survival Snacks Contest

In anticipation of the movie version of The Hunger Games, participate in the Survival Snack Contest by combining your favorite nuts, roasted ants and dried fruits to create a survival snack for a Hunger Games Tribute. Then move up the social hierarchy by becoming a Capital food critic and vote for the best snack in a blind tasting.

Novelist Game Play Offs

Calling all literary gamers to unleash their inner creative writer. Summaries of spell binding reads will be passed around with participants creating what could pass for the 'real' first sentence of the novel. Will your sentence win the vote as the 'real' first sentence? Join us and find out.

Make Your Own Library Meme

Can't get enough Internet memes? Participate in Teen Tech Week by showing off your comic genius at the library. Create a hilarious library-themed meme. All memes will be displayed in the Teen section of the library.

Sandwich Story Time

Join us for Story and a Sandwich! Our children's librarian will share stories about shapes and colors, then use what you've learned to decorate your own sandwich.Ages 4 - 6.

Literary Graffiti Wall

Celebrate DC Read-In, a city-wide celebration of reading! Draw your favorite character from a book, write your favorite quote or just doodle away on our graffiti wall. All supplies are provided.All ages

Da Book Club - March Selection

Join Northwest One teens in reading and discussing Sharon Flake's Money Hungry. Pick up your copy at the circulation desk from Ms. Bobbie. Snacks provided!Ages 12 - 19.

Girl Power Tees

Help us celebrate Women's History Month! Design t-shirts and decorate them with empowering words about women and girls. In Teen Space, 2nd Floor.

Geek Out @ Your Library: Play DJ Hero, RockBand or Guitar Hero

Help us celebrate Teen Tech Week by rocking out on Guitar Hero, RockBand or DJ Hero. In Teen Space, 2nd Floor.

Independent Youth Cinema

Weekly independent films featuring youth and young adult themes that "flip the bird" at authority, conformity and the mainstream! Join us every Friday. Don't forget the popcorn! (Ages 13 - 21 welcome). Please see Southwest Library webpage for information on each film.March 2, 2012    "V For Vendetta" (2006, rated R)

Book Crushes on Glogster

 A glog is a digital poster that incorporates pictures, video sound and much more. Using Glogster, teens will create interactive, digital collages about the books and characters that they "heart." Join us in Teen Space for this fun, technology program for the DC Read-In!