Neighborhood Library

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.

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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

Women of the Washington Press

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Cover of bookThe Women of the Washington Press argues that for nearly two centuries, women have persisted in their efforts to cover politics in the nation's capital in spite of blatant prejudice and restrictive societal attitudes. They have been held back by the  difficulties of combining two competing roles -- those of women and journalists.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

Wed., Jan. 15, 6-8 p.m.

Published on Monday, January 13, 2014
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Did 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 the Digital Walk-Up Clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 6-8 p.m.

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Published on Sunday, January 12, 2014

My School DC LogoWhich school will your child call My School?

For this coming school year (2014-15), DC Public Schools (DCPS) and participating public charter schools have a common application and lottery. Visit MySchoolDC.org to find everything you need to learn and apply, or come to one of the information sessions listed below. The application closes Feb. 3 for grades 9-12 and March 3 for grades PK3-8.

Please call the My School DC Hotline at (202) 888-6336 or email info@myschooldc.org for additional information.

An Updated Schedule at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library!

Published on Thursday, January 9, 2014

2014stBeginning in 2014, the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library will offer a new programming schedule, featuring story times, book clubs, and activities for children of all ages on  a weekly basis.

For Non-walkers: Baby Lap Time
Wednesdays, 11 a.m., Children’s Programming Room, First Floor
Families must register for this story time on a weekly basis. To register, email Miss Christina at christina.mctighe@dc.gov, no more than seven days in advance and provide your child's name and age. Siblings and nanny share buddies are welcome!

For Walkers up to 2 years: Wonderful Ones

For Readers 9-12

Published on Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for an Independent Reader Book Club for children aged 9 to 12.

We will meet the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. to discuss half of a pre-selected book.

Books have been selected from a list published by NPR featuring the best books for children ages 9 to 14