Kids

Explorers Club

This week at the Explorers Club, we'll be adventuring into the world of Bees! Come learn how honey is made, what happens inside of a beehive, and how bees make a difference in the world around us. We'll be meeting in the Story Time Room. All school-aged explorers are invited to attend. And don't worry! There will be no real bees at this event! 

Summer Reading Kick Off Festival

Kick off summer with a day of fun activities for all ages. Sign up for Summer Reading while you're here. Win prizes.

Summer Reading Kickoff

Sign up for Summer Reading Club so that you can get prizes for reading all summer long!To celebrate our summer theme, we will be having stories about bugs and dirt, and making dirt sundaes.

Fun Farming in the City

Join us for stories about planting and growing. Volunteers from Common Good City Farm will be helping children sow a seed to take home.All ages.

Music Time

Join us for a half hour of music, movement and songs for children ages 1-3 and their caregivers.

Explorers Club

Attention Explorers! This week, the Tenley Library Explorers Club will be adventuring into the history of Jazz Music. Come to the library to listen to some jazz standards, create an improvised Jazz Machine, and learn all about the rich history of this truly American art form. 

The Burrowers: An Open Air Story Time!

Our 2013 Summer Reading theme is "Dig Into Reading!"Bring your emerging and independent readers, aged 4 to 9, to our outdoor story time and theme games day on the front lawn of the library. We will be reading stories aloud that featuring burrowing animals and then use our knowledge to play ground-dwelling animal group games outside!Children will receive Summer Reading credits towards their prize for their participation.

Blue Sky Puppet Theater

The Blue Sky Puppet Theater is back with a special show, The Time Capsule, designed specifically for DC Public Libraries and the“Dig into Reading” Summer Reading program. Ages 3-12.Find out about more Blue Sky Puppet Theatre shows at DC Public Library locations.

Slim Harrison and the Sunnyland Band

Slim Harrison and his handmade jug band are sure to get children up and moving with his great celebration of American folk music.For ages 5-12.Find out about more shows with Slim Harrison at DC Public Library locations.

Blue Sky Puppet Theater

The Blue Sky Puppet Theater is back with a special show, The Time Capsule, designed specifically for DC Public Libraries and the“Dig into Reading” Summer Reading program. Ages 3-12.Find out about more Blue Sky Puppet Theatre shows at DC Public Library locations.

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