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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:

Published on Thursday, September 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. Since this is a new group, we'll try meeting at local bars/restaurants to get things started.  Our next meeting is Monday, September 26, at 7 p.m. at Public Bar, 4615 41st St. N.W

We'll be discussing Feed by M.T. Anderson

RSVP: susan.rosenbaum@dc.gov

Published on Saturday, August 27, 2011

Five Easy Pieces PosterTake a trip with Jack Nicholson in Five Easy Pieces on Friday, September 2, at 2 p.m.

Existential angst marks this 1970 road tale in which Robert Dupea (Jack Nicholson) gives up his promising career as a concert pianist, hits the road and finds work in the oil fields of Los Angeles.

Published on Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Photo of Author Mark Stein

Come by the Tenley Library for a local author talk, Wednesday, September 7, at 7 p.m.

Mark Stein is the author of How the States Got Their Shapes, a New York Times Bestseller that became the basis of the History Channel series of the same name, in which Stein frequently appears.

Published on Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Overdrive

Are you interested in learning more about eBooks and eAudiobooks available for check-out from the library? At our Overdive training class, Wednesday, September 14, at 7 p.m., you'll learn:

 

  • how to browse, check out, download, and transfer eBooks and eAudiobooks;
  • which eReaders and mobile devices are compatible with our downloadable media collection; and
  • the difference between various digital formats: MP3, WMA, ePub, PDF.

Feel free to bring your laptop, eReader or mobile device for additional hands-on help.

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