Neighborhood Library

Soft Answer Verbal T'ai Chi

Soft Answer Verbal T'ai Chi

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:30 pm

Suzette Haden Elgin's books on The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense offer brilliant techniques for managing verbal aggression.

Pajama Movie Night: Elf

Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:00 pm

One Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa's bag of toys and is raised as an elf. Thirty years later, Buddy goes looking for his true place in the world - in New York City. Rated PG. View trailer.   Food, pillows, and blankets are welcome.  
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Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Thursday, December 15, 2016, 7:00 pm

Join a supportive circle of advanced adult writers. Writing enthusiast, Maura Policelli, facilitates this informal group.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Friday, December 16, 2016, 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, December 16, 2016, 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.  
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 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.   
Upper NW Knitters

Upper NW Knitters

Sunday, December 18, 2016, 3:00 pm

Join us as we learn to knit and crochet. We meet for two hours, several times a month, and supplies are free.
Winter Break

Taking a Winter Break

Monday, December 19, 2016 (All day)

Children’s programming at the Tenley-Friendship Library will be taking a short winter break from Dec. 19 through Jan. 2. No onsite programs, including story times, will be offered.  During our break, children and teens are encouraged to participate in Winter Reading to earn prizes. Click here to participate.  We look forward to offering you wonderful programs in the New Year!  
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Job Seekers Walk-In Help

Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 2:30 pm

Get help with your resumé, job search, and more. Library staff will provide one-to-one help for job seekers. First-come, first-served on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga with Diana

Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 7:00 pm

Please join us for evening Hatha Yoga with Diana Abdul. She is certified as an RYS 200 Hatha Yoga instructor. Hatha Yoga is a form of gentle yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat. Participants must sign a waiver. No registration is required.