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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

Published on Friday, December 20, 2013

From coming-of-age novels set in Zimbabwe, to mysteries set in New Orleans, 2013 was a great year for new books.

Before we ring in 2014, we’re celebrating our picks for the best-of-the-best of the year that was. Stop by the library to check these titles out, or download them on Overdrive

Global Lens Film Series

Published on Sunday, December 8, 2013

Shyamal Uncle Turns off the LightsJoin us on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. in the large conference room on the second floor as we watch Shyamal Uncle Turns Off the Lights as part of the Global Lens Film Series.

Shyamal Uncle is an 80-year-old retiree who lives with his wife in Paik Para, India. He notices that the lights in his neighborhood are on 24/7. He thinks that this is a huge waste of energy resources and money.

Saturday, Dec. 7

Published on Friday, December 6, 2013

Winterfest flyerIt's once again time to celebrate the 2013 Tenley Winterfest! The day starts with the Janney 5K, then shop at Janney Elementary School's 9th Annual Winter Market for unique holiday gifts and treats.

Explore the Winter Garden of Lights featuring crafts, roasted chestnuts,and games!

There is always hot cocoa and delicious food along Albemarle!

The Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library will host Winter themed Family Story Times at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

At 12:30 p.m., parents of Infants and Toddlers can participate in a Sing, Talk, and Read (STAR) workshop to learn tips and techniques for Early Literacy.