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Workshop for Teens

Published on Thursday, June 26, 2014

Forensic Science by Christopher CooperExplore the intriguing field of forensic science!  

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 3 p.m., join us for a special workshop for teens, presented in partnership with the National Museum of Health and Medicine.  

Teen Book Review Contest

Published on Monday, June 23, 2014

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    The 3rd Annual Summer Film Series

    Published on Wednesday, June 11, 2014

    The Tenley-Friendship Library is proud to present its Third Annual Summer Film Series. This year our theme aligns with the Library's Summer Reading theme, as we present Science Fiction movies. Every Saturday from June 21 to August 16 we will be showing a film at 2 p.m. in our Large Meeting Room. For more information, please call 727-1225.Keanu Reeves in the Matrix

    June 21 - Based on a book by Michael Crichton and starring Arthur Hill and David Wayne
    June 28 - A future "cryo" crimefest starring Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes
    July 5 - Based on a short story by Isaac Asimov and starring Robin Williams and Sam Neill

    Part of the Special Needs Information Series

    Published on Wednesday, June 11, 2014

    Key imageJoin our partners, Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities, Inc., for their final program in the Special Needs Information Series on Tuesday, June 17 at 6 p.m. in the Large Conference Room for "Resources For Life," presented by Dana Visalli-Gold, Otimal Beginngins, and Michael Mack.

    Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés! kicks it off June 19

    Published on Wednesday, June 11, 2014

    UnoUno, Dos, Tres con Andrés! kicks off our summer performances June 19 at 2 p.m. Young children, can come sing, shake, and sound out rhythms while trying regional Latin dances and practicing Spanish words. Dance to La Bamba, discover the colors in Spanish, and meet friends of all kinds, including an iguana named Juana! This performance is perfect for ages birth - 5 years.

    Other Performers
    July 30, 2 p.m. -  Reptiles Alive!
    Get an exciting introduction to the world of reptiles. Learn snake secrets and laugh at lizard stories and turtle tales. Featured animals may include a boa constrictor, tortoise, exotic lizards and other amazing animals. Ages 5-12

    Kicks off June 26 with a chilly tale of two princesses

    Published on Monday, June 9, 2014
    Sing-a-long with some of our favorite movies Thursday evenings this summer at 6:30 p.m. 


    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

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