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Winter Scavenger Hunt

Warning - this activity may produce high levels of fun and enjoyment! Can you solve the clues? Sprinkled throughout the children's room will be a series of clues to lead your next step. Use all of your crafty reasoning to crack this puzzle and deduce what this riddle is all about. A prize may involved for those who successfully finish this challenge! For all children, caregivers or parents. 
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Star Wars BINGO

“Never tell me the odds,” said Han Solo. But the odds are good that you will have fun playing a special Star Wars BINGO. Before the movie comes out, join us here at Tenley and use the Force to win prizes.  We will hold two BINGO sessions: 3:30 p.m.  and 4:00 p.m. 
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Wednesdays are for Wii

The West End Interim Library is doing another round of Wii games! Come by for an hour and show off your skills! This program will be for ages 8-14.


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Holiday Crafts

Join us in the Children's Room for some fun seasonal crafts. We'll be making cards, decorations, and gifts for the holidays. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Please call 202-724-4691. 
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Santa's Secret Bookshop

From 1-2:30 p.m. the Friends of the Southwest Library will offer children the ability to select two books or DVDs from our store, wrap these gifts for their loved ones, and receive a treat for thinking of others. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 

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. 
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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.