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Published on Saturday, July 30, 2011

Poster for Blue Crush 2 Stunning scenery and surf sequences enliven this 2011 movie in which, haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and hits the road to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jeffreys Bay.

Starring Sharni Vinson, Katharina Damm and Elizabeth Mathis.

Rated PG-13 for a fight sequence, brief nudity and a sexual reference.

Published on Thursday, July 28, 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 Wednesday, August 31, at 7 p.m. at Public Bar, 4615 41st St. N.W

We'll be discussing Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.

RSVP: susan.rosenbaum@dc.gov

Published on Thursday, July 21, 2011

Beach Read GraphicNeed some summer reading selections, for the beach, the trip or enjoyment at home?

New items are arriving every week, so catch a wave and stop by Tenley today for books, music, movies and more!

Published on Friday, July 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 to get things started.  Our next meeting is Tuesday, July 26, at 7 p.m. at the Public Bar, 4615 41st St. N.W

We'll be discussing Family by Ian Frazier

RSVP: susan.rosenbaum@dc.gov

Published on Monday, June 13, 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, June 22, 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.

Published on Tuesday, June 7, 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, June 27, at 7 p.m. at the Public Bar, 4615 41st St. N.W

We'll be discussing Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.

RSVP: susan.rosenbaum@dc.gov

Published on Wednesday, May 25, 2011

It Happened One Night poster Stop by for a screening of It Happened One Night, Frank Capra's madcap road romp about a runaway heiress who meets up with a jaded newsman.

Starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, this 1934 comedy won Oscar's first Grand Slam for best picture, director, writer, actor and actress. Come find out why. (Unrated, suitable for all ages.)

Published on Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Please join the Tenley Friends on Wednesday, June 1, at 7 p.m. when we welcome Janet Draper to the Tenley library to give the Henry Mitchell Memorial Lecture.

Janet Draper - Smithsonian HorticulturistAs a horticulturist for the Smithsonian, Draper has tended the Mary Livingston Ripley Garden for the last 10 years. 

Published on Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library's Summer Reading kick-off events will take place on Saturday, June 4!

  • At 10 a.m., preschoolers will have a story time and do a coloring craft.
  • At 2 p.m., children ages 5 and up will create a "One World, Many Stories" quilt.

Published on Wednesday, May 11, 2011

This summer, our weekly story time schedule will remain the same, with a few additions:

  • Beginning June 7, we will offer three Baby/Toddler story time sessions on Tuesday mornings, at 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11 a.m. The 10:30 session will be offered through August 30 only.
  • Beginning June 9, we will offer Tales for Fours and Fives on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) Story Time will be offered three times this summer: Thursday, June 16; Thursday, July 14; and Thursday, August 18, at 11 a.m.
  • Saturday Family Story Time will also be offered three times this summer, on June 25, July 30 and August 27 at 1 p.m.

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