Multcolib Research Picks: National night out

National Night Out
National Night Out Building Police and Community Partnerships to Prevent Crime By Morris, Rebecca (eBook - 2000 ) Click here for more »

Annotation:A short look at the origins and growth of National Night Out.

Block Parties & Poker Nights
Block Parties & Poker Nights Recipes and Ideas for Getting and Staying Connected With your Neighbors By Allen, Peggy (Book - 2002 ) 642.4 A428b 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:From small, adults-only get-togethers to neighborhood extravaganzas, Block Parties and Poker Nights has dozens of creative ideas, for fun, fulfilling community events and the tried-and-true dishes that make them so memorable.

Walking Portland
Walking Portland 30 Tours of Stumptown's Funky Neighborhoods, Historic Landmarks, Park Trails, Farmers Markets, and Brewpubs By Ohlsen, Becky (Book - 2013 ) 917.9549 O379w 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Why stop at one night out in our neighborhoods? Ohlsen has collected 30 routes around town to explore.

Portland Names and Neighborhoods
Portland Names and Neighborhoods Their Historic Origins By Snyder, Eugene E. (Book - 1979 ) 917.9549 S675p Available in some locations

Annotation:And how did these places end up with those names? Readable information about Portland's city planning history -- why are the streets laid out as they are?

Barbecue Nation
Barbecue Nation 350 Hot-off-the-grill, Tried-and-true Recipes From America's Backyard By Thompson, Fred (Book - 2007 ) 641.5784 T471b 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:What's a party without some food? And few things say summer like grilling. Recipes range from the American standards to grilled goat and fresh fish and doesn't leave out fruit and veggies.

The Abundant Community
The Abundant Community Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods By McKnight, John (Book - 2010 ) 307.3362 M1594a 2010 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 2 copies

Annotation:Is your neighborhood simply a place you live, or a community to live in? Author John McKnight explores what communities can accomplish.

Neighbors and Neighborhoods
Neighbors and Neighborhoods Elements of Successful Community Design By Brower, Sidney N. (Book - 2011 ) 307.3362 B877n 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:How does the design of a neighborhood affect the people who live there? In this thoughtful, engaging book, Sidney Brower explains how a neighborhood's design lays the groundwork for the social relationships that make it a community.

In the Neighborhood
In the Neighborhood The Search for Community on An American Street, One Sleepover at A Time By Lovenheim, Peter (Book - 2011 ) 307.33620973 L9113i 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:After tragedy visits his neighborhood journalist Lovenhiem decides he needs to get to know his neighbors better. And what way is better than a sleepover?


A list for throwing a neighborhood party for National Night Out and building community. (Rachel T.)


Powered by BiblioCommons.
app05 Version gurli Last updated 2014/12/23 12:28