Neighborhood Library


Upper NW Knitters

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 7:00 pm

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

Preschool Story Time

Friday, October 28, 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. 
blocks and baby toes

Tots and Toys Playdate

Friday, October 28, 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.  
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ESL Conversation Circle

Practice your conversational English skills with trained volunteers from the Washington English Center. We ask that participants have some language skills -- it is not a formal class. 
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Spooktacular Story Time

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 10:30 am

Start your day off with a spooktacular fun story time for the whole family, filled with Halloween-themed songs, rhymes, and books. Wear your costumes. Your librarian will be wearing hers!  

Creepy Crafts and Trick-or-Treating

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 2:00 pm

Hey kids before you head off trick-or-treating on Monday put on your costume and stop by for some Halloween fun. We will be making some creepy crafts and treats can be found throughout the library.  This is a drop-in event. Craft stations will be open until 4 p.m. or while supplies last. 
Creepy cementary

Afterghoul Lounge

Monday, October 31, 2016, 3:30 pm

Spirits, zombies, and ghouls have taken over the Afterschool Lounge! Enter if you dare. They’ll be free snacks, mad science, games, and music. Costumes are welcome. Ages 11-18.
Base Nation by David Vine

Author Talk: David Vine

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 pm

Join author David Vine for his author talk on Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World.
Manga Madness

Manga Madness

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 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
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Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 7:00 pm

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