Neighborhood Library

Published on Thursday, May 30, 2013

Job Seekers LogoNeed help searching online for jobs?
Need help creating a professional email?
Need help completing an online application?
Need help writing your resume or cover letter?

Then come to the Job Seekers Drop-In Clinics!

Beginning May 28, the Tenley-Friendship Library will offer a monthly Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic every last Tuesday of the month at 11:00 a.m.

(Photo by photologue_np / Flickr)

Published on Thursday, May 23, 2013

First Chinese American Book Cover ArtJoin us for a talk with Scott D. Seligman, author of The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Woo, on Wednesday, June 5 at 7 p.m.

Chinese in America endured abuse and discrimination in the late 19th century, but they had a leader and a fighter in Wong Chin Foo, whose story is a forgotten chapter in the struggle for equal rights in America. The first to use the term "Chinese American," Wong defended his compatriots against malicious scapegoating and urged them to become Americanized to win their rights.

Published on Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Americanah book coverAmericanah, Chimanmanda Ngozi Adichie

As teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are fleeing the country if they can.

Published on Friday, May 17, 2013

girl with pigtails

Get your busy toddler moving with these fun and easy-to-learn songs! Sing them over and over again and watch as your child begins to follow along. Join us each week at story time to learn even more songs and rhymes for toddlers.

5 New YA Reads at the Tenley-Friendship Library

Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Don't miss out on what could be your newest favorite book. Check out one of these new teen titles from the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library today!

A Book Group for Young Professionals

Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2013


Are you a D.C. young professional between 21 and 35? Do you like discussing books and drinking beer—preferably at the same time?

Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2013

crawling baby wearing diaper

Does your baby love to bounce in your lap? If you have a bouncy baby in your family, try some of these fun activities! For more fun for babies, join us on Thursday mornings at 11:00 for Baby Lap Time.

Published on Friday, May 10, 2013

his majesty's hope book cover imageJoin us on Wednesday, May 15 at 7 p.m. when author Susan Elia MacNael's will discuss her new book His Majesty's Hope.

Published on Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Kids love graphic novels! They are visually appealing, fun to look at, and action-packed.

New readers might not be quite ready to take on a full-length comic book, but there are plenty of books in graphic format for them to enjoy. Here are five examples, with links to DCPL's catalog.