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Rising 5th & 6th graders asked to write about “A Book That Shaped Me”

Published on Monday, June 2, 2014

LOCThe Library of Congress national Book Festival's “A Book That Shaped Me” Summer Writing Contest encourages rising 5th and 6th graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact on their lives. The contest is administered through local public library systems in the Mid-Atlantic region including DCPL. Top winners are honored at the Library of Congress.
Who can participate?
Rising 5th & 6th Graders (students who will be entering 5th or 6th grade next fall).
How do I enter?

Science in the Summer set for Aug. 4-7

Published on Monday, June 2, 2014

This summer, August 4-7, come learn about Bioscience with Science in the Summer, a program that gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments. 


In this four-day course:

Pet Allergies & Common Skin Conditions

Published on Monday, June 2, 2014

On Monday, June 16 at 7 p.m. in the Large Meeting Room, Drs. Nicole Cohen and Schuyler Matthiesen will present a lecture on common pet allergies and how to care for them. From Spring and Fall allergies to the persistent hot spots, join us for an overview of managing allergies and common skin conditions.
Free and open to the human public - no pets please!

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Inside Out: Building a Glass House in Russia

Published on Monday, May 26, 2014

Inside Out

Summer reading kicks off June 1

Published on Thursday, May 22, 2014

summer reading

Part of the Special Needs Information Series

Published on Monday, May 19, 2014

Join our partners, Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities, Inc., on Tuesday, May 27 at 6 p.m. in the Large Conference Room for "Understanding Benefits and Financial Planning for the Future."

Published on Friday, May 16, 2014

baby lap TimeTenley-Friendship Library is now using a new email address for Baby Lap Time Registration. To register, please email tenleylibrary@dc.gov, call 202-727-1449, or stop by the children’s desk.
Space is limited and registration is required each week. Babies can be registered anytime in the week leading up to each Wednesday morning session.

So join us for stories, songs, rhymes, bounces, and tickles for babies (non-walkers) and their caregivers.

Star Wars Trivia and Books

Published on Tuesday, May 13, 2014

In honor of Star Wars Day, young Jedis, Wookies, Ewoks, and Stormtroopers celebrated all things Star Wars with crafts, games, music, books, and trivia here star warsat Tenley-Friendship Library.

Test your basic Star Wars knowledge here and learn more about the Star Wars universe with these books from DCPL’s collection.

Have fun. And, May the Force Be With You!

Star Wars Trivia [For answers, click here.]

Published on Monday, May 12, 2014

Under the SeaKids, ages 7-13, come learn about aquatic life as professional marine biologist, Andrew Wilson, presents live sea animals. The program, Under the Sea, will showcase various sea creatures and discuss the importance of marine conservation. Have a fun time while exploring how you too can help preserve the marine environment. [Check out these books on oceans an marine life.]
Join us on Tuesday, May 20 at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 202-727-1449 or email Shelley Borysiewicz.

Part of the Special Needs Information Series

Published on Thursday, May 8, 2014

Join our partners, Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities, Inc., on Tuesday, May 13 at 6 p.m. in the Large Conference Room for "Supported Decision Making, Guardianship and the Other Alternatives."