Tenley-Friendship
Neighborhood Library

Every Thursday, 10:30 a.m.- Noon

Published on Friday, January 13, 2012

Job Seekers GraphicJob Seekers! Beginning Thursday, January 26, come by the Tenley-Friendship Library for job search support.

The clinic provides tips and support for basic activities in an online job search:

• Getting prepared and organized
• Creating an email account
• Creating a Monster.com account
• Creating and saving a sample job search
• Starting a résumé
• Working on an online application

Customers will be given a short diagnostic at the beginning to help staff better meet their needs.

First-come, first-served; seven computer spaces available.

Wednesday, January 25, at 7 p.m.

Published on Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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, January 25, at 7 p.m. at Public Bar, 4615 41st St. N.W.

We'll be discussing The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

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

Tuesday, March 6, and Tuesday, March 20 - 10:30 a.m. to Noon

Published on Friday, January 6, 2012

Apple and Microsoft LogosStop by Tuesday, March 6, or Tuesday, March 20, to participate in this tutorial that will cover: some basic differences between Mac and PC, the operating systems and program types, exploring the Mac, getting started, how to print, using accessory devices like thumb drives and headsets, exiting programs, setting up email, and a basic introduction to the DC Public Library home page and services.

Second Floor Teen Space - Space is limited to seven computers. First come, first served.

January 18, 2012 - 5 p.m.

Published on Friday, January 6, 2012

In this segment from the 1987 PBS documentary, Eyes on the Prize, the civil rights movement discovers the power of mass demonstrations as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. emerges as its most visible leader. Some demonstrations succeed; others fail. But the triumphant March on Washington, D.C., under King's leadership, shows a mounting national support for civil rights. President John F. Kennedy proposes the Civil Rights Act. (NR - 60 minutes)

Second floor auditorium.

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.

 

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