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Science in the Summer: Grades 2-3

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 2 p.m.

In partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), children will learn about simple machines in a free summer program, GSK Science in the Summer™. They will discover how and why machines can lift huge boulders, build bridges, and pump water.
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Science in the Summer: Grades 4-6

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

In partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), children can learn about simple machines in a free summer program, GSK Science in the Summer™. They will discover how and why machines can lift huge boulders, build bridges, and pump water.
Harry Potter

Pajama Movie Night

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

A young wizard finds friends and adventure at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. View trailer

Wonderful Ones & Twos

Friday, July 31, 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. 
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Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, 2 p.m.

“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.
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Hatha Yoga

Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, 12 p.m.

Make time for peace and mindfulness on Mondays this summer with free hatha yoga classes.Yoga Activist, a D.C.-based nonprofit, is dedicated to personal empowerment and community awareness through yoga practice. A volunteer from Yoga Activist will teach the classes. Hatha yoga is a gentle and slower-paced form of yoga. The classes are one hour in length. Please note that due to space limitations we will limit the class to 25 participants.
Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, 4 p.m.

Meet reptiles from all over the world in this wild, educational show featuring a giant snake, alligator tortoise, monitor lizard and other amazing reptiles. For ages 5 and older.
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Teen Slam Poetry Night

Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Come out for Tenley's Teen Slam Night. Perform your own poem or come listen to your friends. This is an "open mic" slam, which means anyone who attends is welcome to perform. Light refreshments will be served. Ages 14 - 19.

New Night: Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

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

Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, 11 a.m.

Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces, and tickles for babies (non-walkers) and their caregivers. Space is limited and registration is required each week. Babies can be registered anytime in the week leading up to each Wednesday morning session. To register, please email tenleylibrary@dc.gov.   

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