Tenley-Friendship
Neighborhood Library

January 18, 2012 - 3:30 p.m.

Published on Friday, January 6, 2012

Movie Poster for Freedom RidersCome by the Tenley Library for a screening of this powerful 2010 documentary directed by Stanley Nelson that highlights the story behind the "Freedom Riders," a courageous band of civil rights activists who challenged segregation in the American South in 1961. (NR - 115 minutes)

Second floor auditorium.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Published on Friday, December 16, 2011

Pen and Ink Pot ImageJoin us for a Winter Solstice open reading!

Share your Hannukah haiku, Kwanzaa carol or Christmas quatrain at the Tenley Library.

Sign-in at 7 p.m. -- readings at 7:30 p.m.

2nd Floor Auditorium.

Wednesday, November 30, at 7 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, November 8, 2011

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

Come to the Young Prose Book Group, a casual and friendly gathering sponsored by the DC Public Library that meets the last week of each month. Our next meeting is Wednesday, November 30, at 7 p.m. at Public Bar, 4615 41st St. N.W.

We'll be discussing The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

RSVP: susan.rosenbaum@dc.gov or check out our Meetup page.

Published on Thursday, October 20, 2011

Book cover of The Other Wes MooreJoin your friendly Tenley librarians as we host a discussion of this year's DC Reads selection: The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates. Everyone is welcome, and refreshments will be served.

Date: November 9
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: First floor programming room

For more information, please call 202-727-1225.

Wednesday, October 19, at 7:30 p.m.

Published on Monday, October 17, 2011

Come by the Tenley-Friendship Library on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. to hear three local poets read and discuss their work:

  • Fred Pollack, author of the book-length poems, The Adventure and Happiness
  • Anne Sheldon, author of Adventures of the Faithful and The Bone Spindle
  • Matthew Westbrook, author of Metamorphoses

Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Monday, October 3, from 6 to 8 p.m

Writopia Lab Logo

Calling all teen writers to come by Tenley for these Writopia Lab Events on Monday, October 3! Find out more about submitting your work for Writopia's Writing Awards, and learn how to get ready to write your college admissions essays.

 

Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Book Sale GraphicCome and shop for used books in very good condition at the Tenley-Friendship Library's sale on Saturday, October 1, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Mysteries, fiction, science fiction, and children's materials, and books about travel, history, politics, cooking, sports and much more will be available. Prices will range from 50 cents to $4.

The sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Tenley-Friendship Library and will be held outside in the Tenley-Friendship Library parking area, weather permitting. No onsite parking will be available, except for two spaces for vehicles with handicapped tags/stickers.

Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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

Come to the Young Prose Book Group, a casual and friendly gathering sponsored by the DC Public Library that meets the last week of each month. Our next meeting is Wednesday, October 26, at 7 p.m. at Public Bar, 4615 41st St. N.W

We'll be discussing Little Bee by Chris Cleave.

RSVP: susan.rosenbaum@dc.gov

Published on Monday, September 26, 2011

Stop by for a visit with children's author, Mary Quattlebaum, on Saturday, October 1, at 3 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Come by on Wednesday, September 21, at 7:30 p.m. to hear these local poets:

Book cover for Wild WashingtonNancy Arbuthnot is the author of Wild Washington, two books of poetry translations, and is professor emerita at the Naval Academy:

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