Neighborhood Library

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 11:30 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. 

#brownbagdc Book Chat

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 12:00 pm

Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc@dcpl #brownbagdc is run by staff based out of the Mt. Pleasant and Tenley-Friendship libraries.

Lego Construction Crew

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 4:00 pm

We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  
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Brown Bag Chamber Concert

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 1:00 pm

On the first Thursday of each month, the DC Public Library presents a performance of chamber music. The recital is held at 1 p.m. in the large meeting room of the Tenley-Friendship Library.  Performers include internationally-known local musicians, Ralitza Patcheva, Vasily Popov and special guests.
Manga Madness

Manga Madness

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us at on the first Thursday of each month for Manga Madness. Watch the newest streaming anime from Crunchyroll and learn about a fascinating aspect of Japanese culture. Refreshments provided. Ages 11-19

Small Business Development Workshop

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6:30 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.
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Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 7:00 pm

Share your work and receive supportive feedback from other serious adult writers. No formal assignments will be given, but prompts and exercises are a part of the club.
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Tots and Toys Playdate

Friday, May 5, 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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Preschool Storytime

Friday, May 5, 2017, 4:00 pm

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 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  Currently, no tickets are required. However, that may change subject to demand. 
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ESL Conversation Circle

Saturday, May 6, 2017, 10:00 am

Practice your conversational skills with the help of volunteers from the Washington English Center. Please note that the Conversational Circle is designed for people who already have some knowledge of spoken English. Each session is 90 minutes long and is seated on a first-come, first-served basis.