Neighborhood Library

Get Involved at the Library!

Published on Tuesday, February 26, 2013

TaggedLooking for way to get involved in your community and help plan awesome events? Join TAG Team!

TAG Team is the teen advisory group at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library, where teens give their input on what’s going on at the library, what programs they would like to see at the library and generally have a great time.

The next meeting is Feb. 27 at 4:30 pm in the Medium Conference Room. Volunteer hours are available. 

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Published on Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Over the Edge of the World by Laurence Bergreen"On June 7, 1494, Pope Alexander VI divided the world in half, bestowing the western portion on Spain, and the eastern on Portugal."

Join us Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m.

Published on Monday, February 11, 2013

Looking for your next great book?

Librarians at the Tenley-Friendship Library will present some of their favorite books on Wednesday, Feb. 20th at 7 p.m. in the large meeting room.

Poster for "Your Next Great Book!" program

Published on Friday, February 8, 2013
penguin listens to music on headphones

With Freegal, you can download up to three free songs a week - to keep! Many of the songs you hear at story time are available from the Freegal service. To find the songs below in the Freegal catalog, sign in using your library card and PIN, then perform a search using the song title or artist's name.

New Schedule for February 2013

Published on Friday, February 8, 2013

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Hora del Cuento en Español
¡Cuentos, Canciones, Rimas, y más!
Martes 12 de febrero 10:00AM
Recomendado para edades 0-5

Bilingual Story Time / Hora del Cuento Bilingüe
Join us for a Bilingual Story Time (English/Spanish) Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the story time room at 10 a.m. We'll have stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun with Miss Vita.
Ages birth to 5.
Acompáñenos el martes 26 de febrero a las 10:00 A.M. para la Hora del Cuento bilingüe con Señorita Vita.
iTendremos cuentos, canciones, rimas, y más para niños de 0-5 años!

Songs and rhymes from this week's story times

Published on Friday, January 25, 2013

picture of a green bookThis week's story times are all about books, reading, and libraries. Share these songs and rhymes with your child to help promote his or her love of reading. Click here to download and print a .pdf document of these rhymes and songs.

I’m Going Down to the Library
(Click here to hear the tune.)
I’m going down to the library.
Picking out a book.
Check it in, Check it out!

Sing with your child about family members or animals who might visit the library.

Published on Thursday, January 10, 2013

Logo of LinkedInLinkedIn is a social networking website that connects your work life in a similar way that Facebook connects your social life. You can look for jobs, contact references, search for clients and connect with colleagues.

This one-hour class -- held on Jan. 15 at 12 p.m. -- will help you set up your account on LinkedIn and show off some of the features of the website. Please have a working email address before you come to class. 

Get involved at the library with the Teen Advisory Board

Published on Tuesday, January 8, 2013

TeensCome learn about the new Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at the Tenley-Friendship Library.

TAB is a chance not only to participate in library programs, but also to decide what they are and plan them. Two informational and planning meetings will be held on Jan. 16 and Jan. 30 at 5:30 p.m. Pizza will be served.

TAB is open to teens and preteens in grades 7 to 12 and volunteer hours are available.

Can’t make it? Email Miss Megan and megan.biggins@dc.gov for more information or with questions.

'The Lady from Shanghai' - 1947

Published on Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Movie poster for The Lady from ShanghaiMichael O'Hara (Orson Welles), after a chance meeting with Rosalie Bannister (Rita Hayworth) in New York, agrees to become a crewman on her husband Arthur Bannister’s yacht bound for San Francisco. En route they pick up Bannister’s law partner, George Grisby.

Published on Tuesday, January 8, 2013

ebooksSo you got an e-reader and are reading more than ever? Are you also spending a fortune on books to feed your new habit?  Then we want to help you! Did you know that the library offers e-books and audio books for checkout?

We know that downloading library e-books and audiobooks can be confusing, even for the tech-savvy among us. That is why we offer personalized assistance on a drop-in basis.

Need help checking out digital materials, downloading them, registering your library account or transferring library media to your e-book reader or MP3 player?