My School DC School Lottery Info Session

Join My School DC at your neighborhood library to learn more about how to apply through the common lottery for DCPS and public charter schools! Questions? Call 202-888-6336 or visit MySchoolDC.org
Shelves of used books

Annual Book Sale!

Books for kids! Join us for the annual used book sale in the entryway of the Tenley Library. Warm up and browse a selection of great children's books from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, December 5 thanks to the Friends of the Tenley-Friendship Library. Grown-ups are invited to browse the bookcart upstairs as well as clearance items in the Medium Conference Room.  

Crafty Thursday At Afterschool Lounge!

Come join us in the large meeting room on the second floor for a craft activity during Afterschool Lounge. This week we will be making popsicle stick reindeer! Ages 11-19. 

Holiday Stocking

Tweens and Teens Do you need something to do over the holidays? Come create your own stocking this year to take home and hang on your mantel, using different types of fabric and tools.  We will show you how to make your own unique stocking. You will have lots of fun meeting new friends putting your own style into your project.    ages 09-19.  

Cinnamon Ornaments

Hey tweens & Teens! Do you have something to do over the holidays? If not, come create your own personal unique ornaments. Let's have fun together!--   We will show you how to make dough out of simple ingredients. You will have lots of fun meeting new friends and creating your ornament.  We will come together again to finish your unique ornaments. You can use different types of colorful paints and decorations to put your own spin on these festive holiday ornaments.


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College & Career Senior Challenge

Join DC Public and Charter High School seniors for the 2nd annual College and Career Senior Challenge. Support these teens as they demonstrate the skills they need for college and career success!
Library Basement Show

Library Basement Show with Rom, Booby Trap and Psychic Subcreatures

December's DC Punk Archive Library Basement Show hosts Rom, Booby Trap and Psychic Subcreatures. This is a great opportunity to explore the A-Level of the historic MLK Jr. Memorial Library before closing for renovation at the end of 2016.  Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 6:30. 

Percy Jackson Series Book Club

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief takes the reader on an adventure where adolescent heroes travel across the globe to save the one person that Percy values most in life: his mother.  Join me in a discussion comparing the book and movie.