Build It Studio: Holiday Houses

Join us in the Children's Room for Build-It Studio. For December we'll be making holiday houses out of graham crackers and decorating them with other tasty treats. Children under 9 should be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Please call 202-724-4691. 
"Ron's Big Mission" book cover

Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Ron's Big Mission'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, February 1 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Ron’s Big Mission by Rose Blue is the featured piece.
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Winterfest: Music Time

Kick off Tenley Winterfest with music and cheer! Children between the ages of birth and 5 years are invited to Music Time, a half-hour celebration of multiple music genres. Come ready to sing, dance, and play with instruments! 

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Come see the animated version of Dr. Seuss' famous book How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Best for ages 3-12  The film runs about 30 minutes. 

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.      

Polar Express Film

Have you ever wanted to travel to the North Pole? Hey, do you want to know a secret?                       You know who will be there!  Shhh. Tick Tock!   Tick Tock!   Choo-Choo!!  Hop on board the express train as we take a wild adventure to the North Pole.

Storyteller: Cheryl "Sparkle" Mosley

Please join us for a live storytelling performance by Cheryl "Sparkle" Mosley, the Story Dove.  This special one hour performance is a part of the Black Storytellers series taking place between November 9th and 15th at participating DC area libraries.  This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with the National Association of Black Storytellers
Book cover-The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Happy Birthday C.S. Lewis

You are cordially invited to a celebration of  C.S. Lewis' 117th birthday. Travel through the wardrobe with us to celebrate The Chronicles of Narnia author's big day! 


This rat (Remy) was so inspired by his favorite chef Auguste Gusteau to do what he loves most —-to cook. His family and friends thought that he was weird for being a rat who wanted to cook. But every day he watched Chef Auguste Gusteau talk about why it’s so important to believe in yourself, and Remy knew nothing is impossible. Join us for our movie  program.