Women’s History Month

Women's History Month

Women in Art Discussion

Celebrate Women's History Month with an engaging discussion and presentation on women in art. Advance registration is required. Call 202-724-8708, or send an e-mail to Jennifer.Foster@dc.gov For ages 11 and older.

Girls Rock! Instrument Share

Participate in a free instrument share and try out Girls Rock! DC's instruments first-hand. Practice singing into a microphone, riffing on a guitar, and finding the beat on the bass and drums. It's gonna be awesome, so get ready to stand up and rock out! For kids and teens, ages 8 to 19.
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Golden Sunday Movie at Tenley

Please join us in the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for our Golden Sunday Movie showing of a film based on the book Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg.
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West End Fiction Book Club

Discussion of The Awakening by Kate Chopin.  Copies are available at the library.  Pick one up and join us!
Girls Rock Instrument Share at Tenley Library

Girls Rock! Instrument Share at Tenley Library

Join us for a special program by Girls Rock! DC.   Girls Rock! DC (GR!DC) is a unique music education and empowerment organization for girls in the D.C. metro area. Each year, we hold a one-week summer camp where girls ages 8-18 come to camp, take instrument instruction in guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, vocals or DJing, form a band, write an original song or musical expression and perform before a live audience at a local DC venue.
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Women's History Month Bingo

March is Women's History Month. Be it thought-provoking, challenging or inspirational, there are many women who have contributed to history in unique ways. Join us as we learn more about these colorful characters through a fun and interactive game of bingo - it's still learning about history but just a little bit more fun! For ages 7 and older.
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'The Campaigns of Molly Hundley'

From 1921 to 1955, Mrs. Mary Gibson Hundley was an exacting teacher of French and Latin at the famous Dunbar High School in Washingon, D.C.  The film's title reflects Mrs. Hundley’s educational advancement against racism at her college; her drive to encourage students to excel in all ways, the students who were inspired by her; her legal battle against a racially-restricted covenant that evicted her  from her home;  and finally, Mrs.
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Women's History Month Family Movie

Join us for this 1998 animated story set in imperial China about a young girl who bravely takes her father's place in the army and transforms into a legendary heroine. For families. 

A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture: 21st Century Black Women Still Specialize in the Wholly Impossible

Join us in celebration of Dorothy I. Height's 103rd birthday with a presentation from Dr. Sandra Jowers- Barber entitled,  " A Century of Black Life History, and Culture: 21st century Black Women Still Specialize in the Wholly Impossible"
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Women's History Month Teen Film

We will screen content from the PBS documentary series Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, based on the book with the same title by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.  Join us for film and discussion in honor of National Women's History Month.