Neighborhood Library

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

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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.

Upcoming After School Activity for Grades 2, 3, and 4

Published on Thursday, April 25, 2013
unbeelievables coverWhat happens in a bee hive is unbeelievable!

Learn about the lives of bees when Miss Katie reads Unbeelievables by Douglas Florian on Tuesday, April 30 at 4:00 p.m. This book presents information about bees through a series of poems and paintings.

After listening to the book, write your own bee-inspired poem in celebration of National Poetry Month. All second, third, and fourth-graders are invited!

Published on Friday, April 19, 2013
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Come join the Upper NW Knitters on Wednesday, April 24 as they host Knit Forward's basket full of organic cotton yarn with baby blankets at various stages of completion. The goal is to communally knit one-of-a-kind blankets that will be donated to D.C. students who are raising children and completing high school.

New to skilled knitters are welcome. All knitting supplies will be provided by Knit Forward, but donations are welcome.

The Upper NW Knitters meet at 7 p.m. in the library.

A Groundbreaking Read with the History/Biography Book Club

Published on Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The Rape of EuropaJoin us on June 24 when the History/Biography Book Club will read The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War by Lynn H. Nicholas.

Published on Monday, April 15, 2013
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As local residents celebrate D.C. Emancipation Day on April 16, students across the country observe Day of Silence.