Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and rhymes.Wonderful Ones & Twos is for children that are walking up to and including age two.You must register each week for this program.
Books by Authors Featured at National Book Festival
Come see our display, Books by Authors Featured at National Book Festival, during the month of September. The display showcases adult, children, and teen books from our collection. All books on display are available for checkout.
Join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for an Independent Reader Book Club for children aged 9 to 12. Starting in September, we will meet every other Wednesday at 4 p.m. to discuss half of a pre-selected book.
When Becket S.’s mom brought him to the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library library on Aug. 28 and told him the librarian needed to talk to him, he had no idea what to expect. Did he have an overdue book? Had he been seen running?
Are books always better than their movie versions, or are there some that actually work out?Library Technicians TaChalla Ferris and Anna Tomlinson and Teen of Distinction Brianna MacAdoo weigh in.Some of the books in the podcast include:
Join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a family movie and a picnic night.Every Monday night through the end of August, the Tenley-Friendship Library will be showing a family-friendly movie in the large conference room at 7 p.m.Stop into the library for a list of what we will be showing.Families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner or snack and a blanket to sit on the floor.
Are you a D.C. young professional between 21 and 35? Do you like discussing books and drinking beer — preferably at the same time?Come to the Young Prose Book Group, a casual and friendly gathering sponsored by the DC Public Library that meets the last week of each month. Our next meeting is Wednesday, June 31, at 7 p.m. at Kitty O’Sheas, located at 4624 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
The 1963 March on Washingtonfor Jobs and Freedom represents a pivotal event in the American Civil Rights Movement. By the 1960s, racial, social and economic unrest had reached a boiling point. As a result, a coalition of leaders from the "Big Six” and civil rights, labor and religious organizations planned a peaceful protest in Washington, D.C.