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Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs

'Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs' by David Grimm

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 7 p.m.

Join David Grimm for his author talk on Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship With Cats and Dogs. David Grimm is an award-winning journalist and deputy news editor at Science, the world’s leading journal of scientific research and science news. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed new book, Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs, which traces the journey of pets from wild animals to family members.

Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 7 p.m.

A family story time with books, songs, and rhymes before bed. For kids of all ages. 

Afterschool Lounge

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area. Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome.  Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis. Ages 11-19. 
101 Dalmations

Pajama Movie Night

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 6 p.m.

When a litter of Dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.   View trailer.    Food, pillows, blankets, and PJs are welcome.  
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Downloadable Media Drop-In Hour

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Bring your Kindle* and your questions for help with downloadable media. *Other e-readers welcome!
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National Bike to Work Day

Friday, May 15, 2015 (All day)

Celebrate National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 15, by riding your bike to work. Come find DC Public Library at the Freedom Plaza Bike to Work morning pit-stop! Flash your DC Public library card (or sign up for one) and get a bike-friendly gift! Take a photo at our table and enter our #ReadRideDC National Bike Month contest.

Preschool Story Time

Friday, May 15, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes. For children ages of 3 to 5 years old. Tickets are required to attend this program and are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the program. 

Wonderful Ones & Twos

Friday, May 15, 2015, 11:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs and rhymes. Wonderful Ones is a caregiver and child program for children that are walking up to and including age two. You must register each week for this program.  Email tenleylibrary@dc.gov to register. 

Family Story Time

Saturday, May 16, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Start your weekend off with a fun family story time filled with songs, rhymes, and good books.
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Saturday Tutoring and Enrichment at Tenleytown

Saturday, May 16, 2015, 11 a.m.

Tenley/Friendship Library is partnering with A-STEP (After-School Tutoring and Enrichment Program) to provide a free tutoring and enrichment program for middle and high school students every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Tutors will be on hand to help with homework and projects in English, history, math, or science.  Drop by to pick up an enrollment form today!