Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and rhymes.Wonderful Ones & Twos is for children that are walking up to and including age two.You must register each week for this program.
Interested in manga, anime and everything Japanese?
Join us at Tenley Library on the first Thursday of every month for a celebration of all things otaku. Read manga, watch anime, and have fun!
Light refreshments will be served.
Nov. 6: End of Naruto / Shonen Fun
Dec. 11: Pokemon Party
Jan. 8: Japanese Holidays
Feb. 5: Multicultural Comic Book Characters
Join local authors Ann Stevens, photographer, and Giles Kelly, writer, on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. as they discuss their recently published coffee-table book, Diplomatic Gardens of Washington, which provides an exclusive look at private gardens behind embassy walls.
Are your bookshelves looking a little crowded? Are you bored with your collection of books? Do you need something new to read? Stop by the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library on Friday, Oct. 12 from 3:30- 5:30 p.m. for a Teen Book Exchange.Bring your old books and trade them for new-to-you books! Leave your old favorites so someone else can give them a new home!
Are you a teen or preteen who loves to read? You know what makes reading a book even better? Discussing it with others.Come to the Teen Book Club at Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library, a casual group sponsored by the DC Public Library that meets the last Thursday of each month. Our next meeting is Thursday, Oct. 25, at 4 p.m. at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library.
The War of 1812, often referred to as “The Second War of Independence,” saw not only the burning of Washington DC and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner, but also brought about the rise to prominence of our fledgling navy.
Join local author Scott D. Seligman as he discusses his book, Three Tough Chinamen, which chronicles the lives of the Moy brothers, late-19th-century Chinese immigrants to America who crossed lines and broke barriers. They were tough men whose lives were hemmed in by prejudice and restrictive laws. They were scrappy and ambitious. And they were in the U.S. to stay.