Neighborhood Library


Afterschool Lounge

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 3:30 pm

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area. Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome.  Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis. Ages 11-19. 

Lego Construction Crew

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 4:00 pm

We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  
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Women's History Month with Author Marione Ingram

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:00 pm

Commemorate Women's History Month with the story of a remarkable woman. Holocaust survivor and civil rights activist Marione Ingram will talk about her life as well as her written work. This event is free & open to the public. Held in cooperation with the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Friday, March 31, 2017, 10:00 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30-40 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 
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Tots and Toys Playdate

Friday, March 31, 2017, 11:00 am

Join us for an informal, indoor playdate. Kids can play with toys, browse books, visit with friends, and toddle! We'll set out toys to develop motor skills and books to encourage early literacy. You bring the little ones. For children ages birth to 3 with their parents or caregivers.  
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Age-Friendly DC: Senior Smartphone Help with GTG Tech

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 10:30 am

Let a tech-savvy teen introduce you to the ins & outs of your smartphone. As part of the DC Government's Age-Friendly DC initiative we are offering this free workshop for older adults with the help of GTG Tech. Bring your smartphone to the 2nd floor for one-to-one help. Advance registration is appreciated, but not required -- please email megan.mcnitt@dc.gov to sign up.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 10:30 am

Story time fun for the entire family, this 30-40 minute story time is packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.   
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Yoga Mondays

Monday, April 3, 2017, 10:30 am

Embrace the warmer spring months with the help of a gentle yoga practice. Classes are free and 75 minutes long. Please bring your own yoga mat. Seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis but limited to thirty (30) participants. The library will hand out thirty (30) FREE tickets starting at 10:15 a.m. A ticket is required to enter the class. One ticket per person.
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Yoga for Crime Victims' Rights Week

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:00 pm

Join the Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) for a free 1-hour yoga class led by trauma-informed instructors at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library! NVRDC is hosting this class in honor of 2017 National Crime Victims' Rights Week. The class is open to the public.
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 10:30 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-30 minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 60 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis.