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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

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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:

Published on Monday, September 12, 2011

Photo fo Judith ViorstJudith Viorst is the author of fiction and nonfiction for children as well as adults. Her children’s books include The Tenth Good Thing About Barney, The Alphabet from Z to A and the “Alexander” series, which is based on the experiences of her youngest son.

Published on Saturday, September 10, 2011

photo of David A. TaylorJoin us on Monday, September 19, when the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library will be showing the Smithsonian Networks documentary Soul of a People: Writing America's Story. The film is a companion to the book Soul of a People: The WPA Writer's Project Uncovers Depression America by David A. Taylor.  Taylor, who was the lead writer and co-producer of the film, will be here at the film screening. The event will be held in the large meeting room at 7 p.m.

Published on Thursday, September 8, 2011

Come to Tenley, and find out why: