Calendar

Friday, April 25, 2014

10:30 a.m.

storytimechicksPlease join the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages of 3 to 5 years old and their caregivers in the Children's Program Room.

This program is limited to the first 25 attendees by ticket only. Tickets are available at the children’s reference desk for that day's program. One ticket per person.

For questions, please call the children’s reference desk at 202-727-1449.

11:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs and rhymes. Cow over moon


Wonderful Ones is a caregiver and child program for children that are walking up to and including age two.

You must register each week for this program.

Please call 202-727-1449 or email christina.mctighe@dc.gov to register. 

Saturday, April 26, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Start your weekend off with a fun family story time filled with songs, rhymes and good books. Book

2:00 p.m.

DiaIn celebration of the upcoming Día — El Día de los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) — our monthly Family Craft will feature a wonderful story and craft that will take readers around the world. 

Monday, April 28, 2014

10:00 a.m.

This two-hour course takes up where PC for Beginners 1 leaves off. Objectives include solidifying typing, email and Internet skills as well as learning how to create and manage files and folders, edit text, attach files to email messages and understand memory and storage basics. This class meets twice a week for five weeks. 

Prerequisite: Passing, completing or testing out of PC for Beginners 1. Pre-registration is required.

To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

IMLS logoByteBack logoCurriculum and training provided by ByteBack.

Technology for this program made possible through a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

12:30 p.m.

This two-hour course takes up where PC for Beginners 1 leaves off. Objectives include solidifying typing, email and Internet skills as well as learning how to create and manage files and folders, edit text, attach files to email messages and understand memory and storage basics. This class meets twice a week for five weeks. 

Prerequisite: Passing, completing or testing out of PC for Beginners 1. Pre-registration is required.

To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

IMLS logoByteBack logoCurriculum and training provided by ByteBack.

Technology for this program made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

6:30 p.m.

#1 New York Times Bestseller The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin, is one woman’s attempt to take achieving happiness into her own hands. This month, we will be discussing Rubin’s lively and compelling account chronicling her 12-month adventure to become happier.

We will also be having a workshop to create vision boards with the purpose of depicting and leading us towards our desired futures!

Supplies will be provided. 
 

The Happiness Project

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

12:30 a.m.

DiaIn celebration of Día — El Día de los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) — Wonderful Ones this week will feature multicultural books.

Join us for this interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and rhymes. Registration is required each week.

Siblings and nanny share buddies are welcome!

To register, please email Christina McTighe or call the Children's Reference desk at 202-727-1449.

4:00 a.m.

DiaIn celebration of Día — El Día de los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) — Preschool Story Time this week will feature multicultural books.

This story time helps children with literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills.

This program is limited to the first 25 attendees by ticket only.

Tickets are available at the children’s reference desk for that day's program. 

10:00 a.m.

This two-hour course takes up where PC for Beginners 1 leaves off. Objectives include solidifying typing, email and Internet skills as well as learning how to create and manage files and folders, edit text, attach files to email messages and understand memory and storage basics. This class meets twice a week for five weeks. 

Prerequisite: Passing, completing or testing out of PC for Beginners 1. Pre-registration is required.

To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

IMLS logoByteBack logoCurriculum and training provided by ByteBack.

Technology for this program made possible through a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

11:00 a.m.

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Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces and tickles for non-walkers and their caregivers.

Registration is required. Registration is done on a weekly basis and babies can be registered any time in the week leading up to each Wednesday morning session.

To register, please email Miss Christina at christina.mctighe@dc.gov or call 202-727-1449.

 

12:30 p.m.

This two-hour course takes up where PC for Beginners 1 leaves off. Objectives include solidifying typing, email and Internet skills as well as learning how to create and manage files and folders, edit text, attach files to email messages and understand memory and storage basics. This class meets twice a week for five weeks. 

Prerequisite: Passing, completing or testing out of PC for Beginners 1. Pre-registration is required.

To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

IMLS logoByteBack logoCurriculum and training provided by ByteBack.

Technology for this program made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

7:00 p.m.

thousandacrescoverAre you a D.C. young professional between the ages of 21 and 35? Do you like discussing books and drinking beer — preferably at the same time?

Come to the Young Prose Book Group, a casual and friendly gathering sponsored by the DC Public Library. We'll be discussing A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley.
 
RSVP to megan.biggins@dc.gov or check out our Meetup page for more information.

7:00 p.m.

A family story time with books, songs, and rhymes before bed.

For kids of all ages. 

7:15 p.m.

tenleytown tai chi imageJoin Susan Lowell from tenleytowntaichi.com and learn about the flowing movements of this time-honored Chinese martial art which weaves together meditation and relaxation with the wisdom of Chinese medicine. Experience a gentle, traditional movement system which emphasizes softness and stability, comfort and awareness as a path to improved health, and find out why it is celebrated by NIH, the Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School.

All participants will be required to sign a liability waiver before participating in the class. Participants should wear comfortable clothing that allows free movement. Chairs will be provided for those who want to take a break and observe.

The hour-long class will promptly begin at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Drop in for support with basic job search activities, including: 

  • Creating and updating a resume.
  • Saving a profile on job-searching websites.
  • Completing an online application. 

You will be asked a few initial questions to help us meet your needs. Computers will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis, and time limits may apply.
 
This service is provided in partnership with Friendship Place.

For more information about their services, including the AimHire job placement program, visit FriendshipPlace.org.
 Friendship Place




Questions?

Call the library at 202-727-1488.

2:00 p.m.

mouse and clock Slow your busy morning down with a stop at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a story break for kids.

A short story time: a couple books, a couple songs. A nice break!  

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the teen café at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library. Use the library's Large Conference Room as a group study room, game space, lounge, and coffee shop!

Some board and card games are available!

Craft activities, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis.

Friday, May 2, 2014

10:30 a.m.

DiaIn celebration of Día — El Día de los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) — Preschool Story Time this week will feature multicultural books.

This story time helps children with literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills.

This program is limited to the first 25 attendees by ticket only.

Tickets are available at the children’s reference desk for that day's program. 

11:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs and rhymes. Cow over moon


Wonderful Ones is a caregiver and child program for children that are walking up to and including age two.

You must register each week for this program.

Please call 202-727-1449 or email christina.mctighe@dc.gov to register. 
11:30 a.m.

DiaIn celebration of Día — El Día de los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) — Wonderful Ones this week will feature multicultural books.

Join us for this interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and rhymes.

Registration is required each week.

Siblings and nanny share buddies are welcome!

To register, please email Christina McTighe or call the Children's Reference desk at 202-727-1449.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Start your weekend off with a fun family story time filled with songs, rhymes and good books. Book

Sunday, May 4, 2014

2:00 p.m.

May the 4th Be With YOuCalling all young Jedis, Wookies, Ewoks, Stormtroopers, and other friends: come celebrate all things Star Wars with crafts, games, music, books, and refreshments.

And May the Force Be With You! 

Ages 5-12.

Monday, May 5, 2014

10:00 a.m.

This two-hour course takes up where PC for Beginners 1 leaves off. Objectives include solidifying typing, email and Internet skills as well as learning how to create and manage files and folders, edit text, attach files to email messages and understand memory and storage basics. This class meets twice a week for five weeks. 

Prerequisite: Passing, completing or testing out of PC for Beginners 1. Pre-registration is required.

To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

IMLS logoByteBack logoCurriculum and training provided by ByteBack.

Technology for this program made possible through a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

12:30 p.m.

This two-hour course takes up where PC for Beginners 1 leaves off. Objectives include solidifying typing, email and Internet skills as well as learning how to create and manage files and folders, edit text, attach files to email messages and understand memory and storage basics. This class meets twice a week for five weeks. 

Prerequisite: Passing, completing or testing out of PC for Beginners 1. Pre-registration is required.

To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

IMLS logoByteBack logoCurriculum and training provided by ByteBack.

Technology for this program made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

7:00 p.m.

Chinelo OkparantaJoin us as Chinelo Okparanta reads from her debut story collection Happiness, Like Water, which was an Editor's Choice in the New York Times Sunday Book Review. Julie Otsuka, award-winning author of Buddha in the Attic, describes Happiness, Like Water as "A haunting and startlingly original collection of short stories about the lives of Nigerians both at home and in America...a deeply affecting literary debut, the work of a sure and gifted new writer."
Happiness Like Water
Chinelo Okparanta was born in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria, and was raised there as a Jehovah's Witness. When she was 10, her family relocated to the United States. She received her BS from The Pennsylvania State University, her MA from Rutgers University, and her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her fiction was shortlisted for the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing, and has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta and elsewhere. 

A Q&A session will follow the reading, and copies of Happiness, Like Water will be available for purchase and signing by the author.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

10:00 a.m.

mouse and clock Slow your busy morning down with a stop at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a story break for kids.

A short story time: a couple books, a couple songs. A nice break!  

4:00 p.m.

Discover new worlds at your library! 

Explore STEAM subjects through activities, demonstrations, crafts and experiments.

For children 5-12.

Please contact Ms. Christina at christina.mctighe@dc.gov with any questions. 

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

10:00 a.m.

This two-hour course takes up where PC for Beginners 1 leaves off. Objectives include solidifying typing, email and Internet skills as well as learning how to create and manage files and folders, edit text, attach files to email messages and understand memory and storage basics. This class meets twice a week for five weeks. 

Prerequisite: Passing, completing or testing out of PC for Beginners 1. Pre-registration is required.

To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

IMLS logoByteBack logoCurriculum and training provided by ByteBack.

Technology for this program made possible through a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

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