Join us on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. in the large conference room on the second floor as we watch Shyamal Uncle Turns Off the Lights as part of the Global Lens Film Series.
Shyamal Uncle is an 80-year-old retiree who lives with his wife in Paik Para, India. He notices that the lights in his neighborhood are on 24/7. He thinks that this is a huge waste of energy resources and money.
The retiree attempts to talk to the local vendor, politicians, a policeman, and anyone who would listen. Unfortunately, he does not get any satisfaction and his concerns go unheeded. This beautifully produced film includes a tour of Shyamal Uncle's neighborhood and is great for the entire family.
Cookie swap and yarn exchange on Dec. 10!
Published on Saturday, December 7, 2013
On Dec. 10 at 7 p.m., join the Upper NW Knitters for their annual Cookie Swap and Yarn Exchange.
Bring cookies to share and take some new delights home! And whatever yarn you have left over from other projects can be exchanged as well. Pick up some colorful additions to your stash! Mix and match!
All ages and levels welcome. Bring your own supplies and help can be given to troublesome projects.
Saturday, Dec. 7
Published on Friday, December 6, 2013
It's once again time to celebrate the 2013 Tenley Winterfest! The day starts with the Janney 5K, then shop at Janney Elementary School's 9th Annual Winter Market for unique holiday gifts and treats.
Explore the Winter Garden of Lights featuring crafts, roasted chestnuts,and games!
There is always hot cocoa and delicious food along Albemarle!
The Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library will host Winter themed Family Story Times at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.
At 12:30 p.m., parents of Infants and Toddlers can participate in a Sing, Talk, and Read (STAR) workshop to learn tips and techniques for Early Literacy.
Presented by the Friends of Tenley-Friendship Library
Published on Wednesday, December 4, 2013
In a rousing account of one of the critical turning points in American history, T
T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell
Published on Tuesday, November 19, 2013
On Monday, Nov. 25 at 7:15 p.m., come join Susan Lowell of tenleytowntaichi.com and learn about the flowing movements of this time-honored Chinese martial art, which weaves together meditation and relaxation with the wisdom of Chinese medicine. Experience a gentle, traditional movement system which emphasizes softness and stability, comfort and awareness as a path to improved health, and find out why it is celebrated by NIH, the Mayo Clinic, and Harvard Medical School.
A seminar on sales strategies for small businesses
Published on Friday, November 15, 2013
Want to learn how to increase your sales as a small business?
Come learn about the new book Sales As A Strategy, which discusses sustainable small business sales practices.
May the odds be ever in your favor!
Published on Thursday, November 14, 2013
Do you think you know more about Katniss and Peeta than all your friends? More about President Snow and Panem than President Snow himself? Are you just a Hunger Games Fanatic? Can you not wait for the release of Hunger Games: Catching Fire on Nov. 22?
Then do we have a game for you! Join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library in the Large Conference Room for a Hunger Games Trivia Tournament for teens on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. and a Catching Fire Trivia Tournament for Teens on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 4 p.m.
Prizes and snacks will be available!
Published on Monday, November 11, 2013
On Monday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m., Dr. Janine Calabro and Dr. Miranda Hillyard will present an overview of holiday season preparedness in our large meeting room.
Join us for helpful hints on traveling with your pet, as well as how to steer clear of toxic holiday plants and potentially dangerous decorations!
Published on Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Calling all explorers! There's still time to enter the Explorers Club Fall Challenge.
Stop into the library to sign up and pick up your Explorers Log. Inside the log, you'll find a series of quests and challenges to complete.
Complete challenges to earn points; earn enough points, and you'll win a prize!
Explorers have until Dec. 17 to complete their logs, so there's still plenty of time to sign up, win prizes and discover some secrets of the universe.
If you have any questions, feel free to email Ms. Christina at email@example.com.
Published on Monday, November 4, 2013
Once again Early Literacy takes center stage, but this time a New York Times article reviews a recent trend in books for the youngest “readers," board book adaptations of classic novels. Publishers and retailers are reporting huge popularity with this type of adaptation, even titles featuring images by contemporary artists Damien Hirst and Paul Morrison.
But the library wants to emphasize that any reading you do with your little one is important! And we have a great collection of board books that can help you sing, talk and read with your baby or toddler.
Secret Agent Who Saved Ronald Regan's Life
Published on Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Meet Jerry Parr. In 1981, he was the agent standing next to Ronald Reagan when John Hinckley Jr., stepped out of the crowd, intent on killing the president. In the Secret Service is an adrenaline-filled ride through the life of the agent who saved Ronald Reagan’s life.
Jerry spent much of his life as a silent eyewitness to history, with a gun at his fingertips. What motivates a man who is ready at a moment’s notice to step into the path of a bullet?