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Published on Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Tenleytown T'ai Chi ImageJoin Susan Lowell from tenleytowntaichi.com on Wednesday, April 2 and Wednesday, April 30 and and learn about the flowing movements of this time-honored Chinese martial art that weaves together meditation and relaxation with the wisdom of Chinese medicine.

Experience a gentle, traditional movement system that emphasizes softness and stability, comfort and awareness as a path to improved health, and find out why it is celebrated by NIH, the Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School.

Published on Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Blind SideJoin the Tenley staff on Thursday, March 20 as we combine Academy Award month with Women's History Month to show a selection of films featuring Best Actress winners.

  • 1:15 p.m. - Ingrid Bergman wins the Oscar!
  • 3:30 p.m. - Congratulations Sandra Bullock!
  • 6:45 p.m. - And the Award goes to...Halle Berry!

All films shown in the Large Conference Room.

Call 202-727-1225 for more information.   

New children and teen program schedule announced

Published on Friday, March 14, 2014

Starting in April, the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library will be offering three new story times to its programming lineup, which already features story Cherry Blosom times, book clubs, and activities for children and teens each week.

Here is a look at our programs. Hope to see you at one.
Baby Lap Time (Non-walkers)
Wednesdays 11 a.m.

Published on Monday, March 10, 2014

 book cover artJoin Stan Hinden, former Washington Post “Retirement Journal” columnist, as he discusses his book, How to Retire Happy: The 12 Most Important Decisions You Must Make Before You Retire on Wednesday, March 12 at 7 p.m.

'Washington, D.C.: Streets and Statues: Walking in the Steps of History'

Published on Monday, March 3, 2014

Book cover artWho are the persons whose familiar names are part of our everyday lives as we live and visit on the streets of Washington, DC? Why are they there? When did they appear and for what reason?

Find out with local author Dr. Mark N. Ozer, on Wednesday, March 5 at 7 p.m., as he discusses his book Washington DC: Streets and Statues. Walking in the Steps of History.

Part of the Special Needs Information Series

Published on Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Join our partners, Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities, Inc., on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. in the Large Conference Room for "Educational Advocacy in Transition."

Published on Sunday, February 16, 2014

logo picDid you know you can borrow audiobooks, e-books, e-magazines, and download free music with your library card?

Visit the library's downloadable media page to see your options. All digital content can be downloaded to an e-reader, smartphone, personal computer, or tablet.

Come learn or demo how on the library's iPads at Tenley's Digital Walk-Up Clinic every third Wednesday of the month from 6-8 p.m.

A free two-part meditation series

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2014

meditation picJoin David Newcomb, a long-time meditator, for "Deeper Into Meditation," a two-part series.

David will lead this helpful and stimulating workshop for old and new meditators, demonstrating the most natural effective techniques of meditation, and giving many useful directions for deepening and stabilizing our meditation.

Through David's guidance, you will find more inner bliss and peace.

First session: Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.; second session: Thursday, Mach 6 at 7 p.m.

Published on Monday, February 10, 2014

On Feb. 25, the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library begins a new partnership with Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities, Inc.

quality trust logo

The partnership will bring a 5-session Special Needs Information Series to the library on the following topics:

Veterinary Toxicology

Published on Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Join us on Monday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Large Conference Room when Dr. Kimberly Schultz will join us. She will discuss common household items, foods and plants that can be toxic to your dog or cat, and what effects they may have on them. Learn how ingesting these items can alter your pet's organ functions, and what kind of veterinary care you should seek.

Free and open to the human public - no pets please!dog surrounded by foods and beverages which can be harmful