Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs and rhymes. 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.
Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area.
Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome.
Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis.
Please join us on Monday, Oct. 20 in the Large Conference Room at 7 p.m. when Dr. Ashley Gallagher will discuss the most important guidelines for feeding your pet a healthy diet.
She will cover topics ranging from managing your pet's weight to picking foods appropriate to your dog's or cat's specific needs. This presentation will will inform you about the best (and worst) things you can put on your pet's plate.
Free and open to the human public - no pets please!
The Tenley Neighborhood Library has extended its annual Halloween Movie Spooktacular to cover two full days.
This year, we will start at 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 and 9:45 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 31.
For the full schedule, please call 727-1225. You'll have a frighteningly good time!
Congratulations to Malala Yousafzai for winning the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize along with fellow children's rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi. They were honored for their struggles against the suppression of children and young people and for their tireless support of the right of all children to receive education.
Come to the children’s program room after school (4 p.m.) Tuesday, Oct. 21 and get in the Halloween spirit. For this month’s “In the Zone” activity, we will be making paper masks from our craft supplies.
Choose a cute, fun, or frightful Halloween alter-ego from from one of our templates, or make your own. Add on feathers, glitter, sequins - whatever! It’s yours to create.
This program is recommended for ages 6 - 12.
Check out the top 10 most frequently challenged books of 2013
Banned Books Week, Sept. 21 – 27, 2014, reminds all of us about the importance of preventing censorship and ensuring everyone’s freedom to read any book they choose. According to the American Library Association, (ALA) hundreds of reported attempts to ban books every year in the United States.
Join D.C. filmmakers Natalie Avery and Kyle Centers for a screening of their documentary short, Out of the Basement, followed by a question-and-answer/panel discussion about the issues the film raises on Saturday, Sept.
On Saturday, September 13, 2014, the Friends of the Tenley-Friendship Heights Library will hold their annual FALL BOOK SALE, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please note that the sale will be open to Members Only from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.